Scottsbluff has a general population of 14,732 and an overall student population of 2,353. Approximately 2,304 of Scottsbluff's students are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
The largest LPN school in Scottsbluff, by student population, is Western Nebraska Community College. In 2010, Western Nebraska Community College graduated approximately 37 students with credentials in LPN.
In 2010, 37 students graduated with a LPN certificate in Scottsbluff. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,051 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Scottsbluff LPN schools was an average of $12,339 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,080 for LPN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,228 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,390.
If you plan on staying in Scottsbluff after graduating from LPN school, you should know that job prospects for licensed practical nurses in Scottsbluff, which is the most popular LPN profession, are good. There were 5,890 licensed practical nurses working in Nebraska and 820 working in the greater Scottsbluff area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of licensed practical nurses is expected to increase by 18% in Scottsbluff. 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 Scottsbluff is $35,810 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for licensed practical nurses.
1601 E 27th St, Scottsbluff, Nebraska 69361-1899
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