With an overall population of 107,789 and a student population of 16,251, approximately 7,857 of South Bend students attend one of South Bend's schools that offer LPN programs.
South Bend's largest LPN school is Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral. In 2010, Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral graduated approximately 75 students from its LPN program.
A reported 75 students graduated with credentials in LPN in South Bend in 2010. In 2009 tuition at LPN schools in South Bend was $3,090 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,060 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 South Bend, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 20,120 licensed practical nurses in Indiana, 700 were working in the greater South Bend area. By the year 2018, the number of licensed practical nurses is expected to increase by 22% in South Bend. 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 South Bend is $36,170 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for licensed practical nurses.
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