Wesson has a general population of 1,693 and an overall student population of 3,740. Approximately 3,740 of Wesson's students are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
Copiah-Lincoln Community College is the largest LPN school in Wesson, based on student population. In 2010, Copiah-Lincoln Community College graduated approximately 30 students from its LPN program.
In 2010, 30 students graduated with a LPN certificate from one of Wesson's LPN schools. In 2009 tuition at LPN schools in Wesson was $1,820 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for LPN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,050 per year, on average, for room and board at Wesson-based LPN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,285.
If you decide to work as a licensed practical nurse in Wesson, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 licensed practical nurses in Mississippi were working in the greater Wesson area. The number of licensed practical nurses in Wesson is expected 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 Wesson is $35,620 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for licensed practical nurses.
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