Saranac Lake has a general population of 5,041 and an overall student population of 2,198. Approximately 2,198 of Saranac Lake's students are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
Saranac Lake's largest LPN school is North Country Community College. In 2010, approximately 80 students graduated from the LPN program at North Country Community College.
In 2010, 80 students graduated with a LPN certificate from one of Saranac Lake's LPN schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,860 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Saranac Lake LPN schools was an average of $21,300 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for LPN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Saranac Lake-based LPN schools, you will have an added expense of $8,700 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a licensed practical nurse in Saranac Lake, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 16 licensed practical nurses in New York were working in the greater Saranac Lake area. The number of licensed practical nurses in Saranac Lake is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Saranac Lake is $34,520 per year, which is lower than the average for licensed practical nurses state-wide.
23 Santanoni Avenue, Saranac Lake, New York 12983-0089
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