With an overall population of 89,847 and a student population of 6,086, approximately 1,406 of Billings students attend one of Billings's schools that offer LPN programs.
Billings's largest LPN school is Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology. In 2010, Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology graduated approximately 44 students with credentials in LPN.
In 2010, 44 students graduated with a LPN degree in Billings. If you decide to attend one of Billings's LPN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,661 per year in instate tuition and $18,301 per year in out of state tuition.
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 Billings. And if you live on campus at one of the Billings-based LPN schools, you will have an added expense of $5,310 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,641.
If you decide to work as a licensed practical nurse in Billings, your job prospects are good. There were 3,100 licensed practical nurses working in Montana and 760 working in the greater Billings area in 2010. Billings's licensed practical nurse workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for licensed practical nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a licensed practical nurse in Billings is $35,810 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for licensed practical nurses.
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