With an overall population of 22,071 and a student population of 8,458, approximately 5,566 of Greenwood students attend one of Greenwood's schools that offer LPN programs.
Greenwood's largest LPN school is Piedmont Technical College. Approximately 41 students graduated in 2010 from Piedmont Technical College with credentials in LPN.
In 2010, 41 students graduated with a LPN certificate from one of Greenwood's LPN schools. In 2009 tuition at LPN schools in Greenwood was $3,440 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for LPN related books and supplies each year.
Many LPN graduates choose to work as licensed practical nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Greenwood, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 9,960 licensed practical nurses in South Carolina. Of these licensed practical nurses, 680 were working in the greater Greenwood area. By the year 2018, the number of licensed practical nurses is expected to increase by 19% in Greenwood. 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 Greenwood is $33,960 per year, which is lower than the average for licensed practical nurses state-wide.
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