Kansas City has a general population of 146,866 and an overall student population of 7,938. Approximately 7,137 of Kansas City's students are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
Kansas City's largest LPN school is Kansas City Kansas Community College. In 2010, Kansas City Kansas Community College graduated approximately 40 students with credentials in LPN.
In 2010, 40 students graduated with a LPN certificate from one of Kansas City's LPN schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,770 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $920 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 Kansas City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 7,190 licensed practical nurses in Kansas, 4,700 were working in the greater Kansas City area. The number of licensed practical nurses in Kansas City is expected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for licensed practical nurses.
As a licensed practical nurse in Kansas City, you can expect to make an average salary of $38,440 per year. This is higher than the average salary for licensed practical nurses in the state.