Council Bluffs has a general population of 58,268 and an overall student population of 6,162. Approximately 6,100 of Council Bluffs's students are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
The largest LPN school in Council Bluffs, by student population, is Iowa Western Community College. In 2010, Iowa Western Community College graduated approximately 109 students from its LPN program.
In 2010, 109 students graduated with a LPN certificate in Council Bluffs. Tuition in 2009 at Council Bluffs's LPN schools was $13,782 per year for instate students and $13,932 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $940 for LPN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,320 per year, on average, for room and board at Council Bluffs-based LPN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,706.
After graduating with your credentials in LPN, if you decide to work as a licensed practical nurse in Council Bluffs, your job prospects are good. There were 7,660 licensed practical nurses working in Iowa and 1,920 working in the greater Council Bluffs area in 2010. Council Bluffs's licensed practical nurse workforce is projected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Council Bluffs is $39,070 per year, which is higher than the average for licensed practical nurses state-wide.
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