Carthage has a general population of 6,664 and an overall student population of 2,123. Approximately 2,123 of Carthage's students are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
Of the 1 LPN schools in Carthage, the largest LPN school, by student population, is Panola College. In 2010, Panola College graduated approximately 75 students from its LPN program.
A total of 75 students graduated with credentials in LPN from LPN schools in Carthage in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Carthage's LPN schools was $15,143 per year for instate students and $15,767 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,625 for LPN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,374 per year, on average, for room and board at Carthage-based LPN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,213.
After graduating with your credentials in LPN, if you decide to work as a licensed practical nurse in Carthage, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 21 licensed practical nurses in Texas were working in the greater Carthage area. The government projects that the number of licensed practical nurses in Carthage will increase by 26% by the year 2018. 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 Carthage is $35,840 per year, which is lower than the average for licensed practical nurses state-wide.
1109 W Panola St, Carthage, Texas 75633
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