With an overall population of 260,512 and a student population of 45,371, approximately 13,373 of Lexington students attend one of Lexington's schools that offer LPN programs.
Lexington's largest LPN school is Bluegrass Community and Technical College. Approximately 496 students graduated in 2010 from Bluegrass Community and Technical College with credentials in LPN.
A total of 496 students graduated with credentials in LPN from LPN schools in Lexington in 2010. In 2009 tuition at LPN schools in Lexington was $3,080 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for LPN related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Lexington after graduating from LPN school, you should know that job prospects for licensed practical nurses in Lexington, which is the most popular LPN profession, are good. There were 10,880 licensed practical nurses working in Kentucky and 1,340 working in the greater Lexington area in 2010. The government projects that the number of licensed practical nurses in Lexington will increase by 20% 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 Lexington is $38,920 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for licensed practical nurses.
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