Mason City has a total population of 29,172 and a student population of 3,859. Of these students, 3,729 are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
North Iowa Area Community College is the largest LPN school in Mason City, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 15 students graduated from the LPN program at North Iowa Area Community College.
A total of 15 students graduated with credentials in LPN from LPN schools in Mason City in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Mason City's LPN schools was $11,468 per year for instate students and $13,114 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $834 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a LPN program in Mason City. And if you live on campus at one of the Mason City-based LPN schools, you will have an added expense of $4,806 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,578.
After graduating with your credentials in LPN, if you decide to work as a licensed practical nurse in Mason City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 7,660 licensed practical nurses in Iowa, 760 were working in the greater Mason City area. Mason City's licensed practical nurse workforce is projected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for licensed practical nurses.
As a licensed practical nurse in Mason City, you can expect to make an average salary of $35,790 per year. This is lower than the average salary for licensed practical nurses in the state.
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