Ironwood has a total population of 6,293 and a student population of 1,162. Of these students, 1,162 are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
Of the 1 LPN schools in Ironwood, the largest LPN school, by student population, is Gogebic Community College. Approximately 60 students graduated in 2010 from Gogebic Community College with credentials in LPN.
In 2010, 60 students graduated with a LPN certificate from one of Ironwood's LPN schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $9,413 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Ironwood LPN schools was an average of $10,219 per year in 2009.
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 Ironwood. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,790 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,623.
Many LPN graduates choose to work as licensed practical nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Ironwood, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 19,310 licensed practical nurses in Michigan, 960 were working in the greater Ironwood area. By the year 2018, the number of licensed practical nurses is expected to increase by 17% in Ironwood. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for licensed practical nurses.
As a licensed practical nurse in Ironwood, you can expect to make an average salary of $35,770 per year. This is lower than the average salary for licensed practical nurses in the state.
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