Dowagiac has a general population of 6,147 and an overall student population of 2,970. Approximately 2,970 of Dowagiac's students are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
Dowagiac's largest LPN school is Southwestern Michigan College. Approximately 13 students graduated in 2010 from Southwestern Michigan College with credentials in LPN.
A reported 13 students graduated with credentials in LPN in Dowagiac in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Dowagiac's LPN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,447 per year in instate tuition and $14,742 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a LPN program in Dowagiac. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,000 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,287.
After graduating with your credentials in LPN, if you decide to work as a licensed practical nurse in Dowagiac, your job prospects are good. There were 19,310 licensed practical nurses working in Michigan and 700 working in the greater Dowagiac area in 2010. The government projects that the number of licensed practical nurses in Dowagiac will increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for licensed practical nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a licensed practical nurse in Dowagiac is $36,170 per year, which is lower than the average for licensed practical nurses state-wide.
58900 Cherry Grove Rd, Dowagiac, Michigan 49047-9793
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