Missoula has a general population of 57,053 and an overall student population of 14,961. Approximately 14,921 of Missoula's students are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
The largest LPN school in Missoula, by student population, is The University of Montana. In 2010, approximately 35 students graduated from the LPN program at The University of Montana.
In 2010, 35 students graduated with a LPN degree from one of Missoula's LPN schools. If you decide to attend one of Missoula's LPN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,455 per year in instate tuition and $29,889 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a LPN program in Missoula. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,611 per year, on average, for room and board at Missoula-based LPN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many LPN graduates choose to work as licensed practical nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Missoula, your job prospects are good. There were 3,100 licensed practical nurses working in Montana and 400 working in the greater Missoula area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of licensed practical nurses is expected to increase by 13% in Missoula. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for licensed practical nurses.
As a licensed practical nurse in Missoula, you can expect to make an average salary of $33,450 per year. This is lower than the average salary for licensed practical nurses in the state.
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