Somerset has a total population of 11,352 and a student population of 8,195. Of these students, 8,195 are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
The largest LPN school in Somerset, by student population, is Somerset Community College. In 2010, Somerset Community College graduated approximately 285 students with credentials in LPN.
A total of 285 students graduated with credentials in LPN from LPN schools in Somerset in 2010. If you decide to attend a LPN school in Somerset, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,000.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a LPN program in Somerset.
If you plan on staying in Somerset after graduating from LPN school, you should know that job prospects for licensed practical nurses in Somerset, which is the most popular LPN profession, are good. There were 10,880 licensed practical nurses working in Kentucky and 1,240 working in the greater Somerset area in 2010. Somerset's licensed practical nurse workforce is projected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. 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 Somerset is $33,280 per year, which is lower than the average for licensed practical nurses state-wide.
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