With an overall population of 1,428 and a student population of 2,119, approximately 2,119 of Summit students attend one of Summit's schools that offer LPN programs.
Summit's largest LPN school is Southwest Mississippi Community College. In 2010, Southwest Mississippi Community College graduated approximately 39 students from its LPN program.
In 2010, 39 students graduated with a LPN certificate in Summit. If you decide to attend one of Summit's LPN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,450 per year in instate tuition and $12,150 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $700 for LPN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Summit-based LPN schools, you will have an added expense of $2,780 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,450.
Many LPN graduates choose to work as licensed practical nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Summit, your job prospects are good. There were 12,040 licensed practical nurses working in Mississippi and 1,120 working in the greater Summit area in 2010. The number of licensed practical nurses in Summit is expected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for licensed practical nurses.
As a licensed practical nurse in Summit, you can expect to make an average salary of $34,610 per year. This is higher than the average salary for licensed practical nurses in the state.
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