Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is the largest LPN school in Perkinston, based on student population. Approximately 83 students graduated in 2010 from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College with credentials in LPN.
A total of 83 students graduated with credentials in LPN from LPN schools in Perkinston in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Perkinston's LPN schools was $9,072 per year for instate students and $10,918 per year for out of state students.
And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,770 per year, on average, for room and board at Perkinston-based LPN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,452.
After graduating with your credentials in LPN, if you decide to work as a licensed practical nurse in Perkinston, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 16 licensed practical nurses in Mississippi were working in the greater Perkinston area. By the year 2018, the number of licensed practical nurses is expected to increase by 23% in Perkinston. This projected 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 Perkinston is $36,350 per year, which is higher than the average for licensed practical nurses state-wide.
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