Lincoln has a general population of 225,581 and an overall student population of 41,437. Approximately 11,556 of Lincoln's students are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
Lincoln's largest LPN school is Southeast Community College Area. In 2010, Southeast Community College Area graduated approximately 100 students with credentials in LPN.
In 2010, 100 students graduated with a LPN certificate in Lincoln. Tuition in 2009 at Lincoln's LPN schools was $9,828 per year for instate students and $10,301 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for LPN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Lincoln-based LPN schools, you will have an added expense of $3,918 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,910.
If you plan on staying in Lincoln after graduating from LPN school, you should know that job prospects for licensed practical nurses in Lincoln, which is the most popular LPN profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 licensed practical nurses in Nebraska were working in the greater Lincoln area. The government projects that the number of licensed practical nurses in Lincoln will increase by 18% by the year 2018. 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 Lincoln is $35,960 per year, which is higher than the average for licensed practical nurses state-wide.
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