With an overall population of 88,254 and a student population of 10,398, approximately 8,778 of Columbia students attend one of Columbia's schools that offer LPN programs.
The largest LPN school in Columbia, by student population, is Howard Community College. In 2010, approximately 17 students graduated from the LPN program at Howard Community College.
A total of 17 students graduated with credentials in LPN from LPN schools in Columbia in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,993 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,600 for LPN related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in LPN, if you decide to work as a licensed practical nurse in Columbia, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 licensed practical nurses in Maryland were working in the greater Columbia area. The number of licensed practical nurses in Columbia is expected to increase by 19% 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 Columbia is $49,240 per year, which is higher than the average for licensed practical nurses state-wide.
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