With an overall population of 29,871 and a student population of 18,858, approximately 145 of Poughkeepsie students attend one of Poughkeepsie's schools that offer LPN programs.
The largest LPN school in Poughkeepsie, by student population, is Dutchess BOCES-School of Practical Nursing. In 2010, Dutchess BOCES-School of Practical Nursing graduated approximately 74 students from its LPN program.
In 2010, 74 students graduated with a LPN certificate in Poughkeepsie.
Many LPN graduates choose to work as licensed practical nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Poughkeepsie, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 19 licensed practical nurses in New York were working in the greater Poughkeepsie area. Poughkeepsie's licensed practical nurse workforce is projected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Poughkeepsie is $42,370 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for licensed practical nurses.
5 BOCES Road, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601-6599
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