Decatur has a general population of 1,426 and an overall student population of 2,639. Approximately 2,639 of Decatur's students are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
East Central Community College is the largest LPN school in Decatur, based on student population. In 2010, East Central Community College graduated approximately 18 students from its LPN program.
A reported 18 students graduated with credentials in LPN in Decatur in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Decatur's LPN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,410 per year in instate tuition and $11,510 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,240 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a LPN program in Decatur. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $2,990 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,420.
After graduating with your credentials in LPN, if you decide to work as a licensed practical nurse in Decatur, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 12,040 licensed practical nurses in Mississippi, 1,250 were working in the greater Decatur area. By the year 2018, the number of licensed practical nurses is expected to increase by 23% in Decatur. 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 Decatur is $32,100 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for licensed practical nurses.
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