Hobbs has a total population of 28,657 and a student population of 2,841. Of these students, 2,313 are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
Hobbs's largest LPN school is New Mexico Junior College. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the LPN program at New Mexico Junior College.
If you decide to attend one of Hobbs's LPN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,280 per year in instate tuition and $9,400 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,008 for LPN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,950 per year, on average, for room and board at Hobbs-based LPN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $4,696.
If you plan on staying in Hobbs after graduating from LPN school, you should know that job prospects for licensed practical nurses in Hobbs, which is the most popular LPN profession, are good. In 2010, there were 5,250 licensed practical nurses in New Mexico. Of these licensed practical nurses, 700 were working in the greater Hobbs area. The government projects that the number of licensed practical nurses in Hobbs will increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for licensed practical nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a licensed practical nurse in Hobbs is $41,000 per year, which is lower than the average for licensed practical nurses state-wide.
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