Kilgore has a total population of 11,301 and a student population of 6,375. Of these students, 6,375 are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
Of the 1 LPN schools in Kilgore, the largest LPN school, by student population, is Kilgore College. In 2010, Kilgore College graduated approximately 53 students from its LPN program.
A reported 53 students graduated with credentials in LPN in Kilgore in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Kilgore's LPN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $10,330 per year in instate tuition and $11,194 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,813 for LPN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,980 per year, on average, for room and board at Kilgore-based LPN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,350.
If you plan on staying in Kilgore after graduating from LPN school, you should know that job prospects for licensed practical nurses in Kilgore, which is the most popular LPN profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 62 licensed practical nurses in Texas were working in the greater Kilgore area. By the year 2018, the number of licensed practical nurses is expected to increase by 26% in Kilgore. This anticipated 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 Kilgore is $39,440 per year, which is lower than the average for licensed practical nurses state-wide.
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