Decatur has a total population of 81,860 and a student population of 5,988. Of these students, 3,595 are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
Of the 1 LPN schools in Decatur, the largest LPN school, by student population, is Richland Community College. Approximately 10 students graduated in 2010 from Richland Community College with credentials in LPN.
A reported 10 students graduated with credentials in LPN in Decatur in 2010. If you decide to attend a LPN school in Decatur, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,510.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for LPN related books and supplies every year.
Many LPN graduates choose to work as licensed practical nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Decatur, your job prospects are good. There were 24,690 licensed practical nurses working in Illinois and 320 working in the greater Decatur area in 2010. The number of licensed practical nurses in Decatur is expected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for licensed practical nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a licensed practical nurse in Decatur is $38,110 per year, which is lower than the average for licensed practical nurses state-wide.
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