Clarksdale has a total population of 20,645 and a student population of 2,565. Of these students, 2,565 are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
Coahoma Community College is the largest LPN school in Clarksdale, based on student population. In 2010, Coahoma Community College graduated approximately 42 students from its LPN program.
A reported 42 students graduated with credentials in LPN in Clarksdale in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Clarksdale's LPN schools was $6,554 per year for instate students and $7,754 per year for out of state students.
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 Clarksdale. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,514 per year, on average, for room and board at Clarksdale-based LPN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $4,640.
Many LPN graduates choose to work as licensed practical nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Clarksdale, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 12,040 licensed practical nurses in Mississippi. Of these licensed practical nurses, 1,320 were working in the greater Clarksdale area. Clarksdale's licensed practical nurse workforce is projected to increase by 23% 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 Clarksdale is $36,560 per year, which is higher than the average for licensed practical nurses state-wide.
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