Tyler has a general population of 83,650 and an overall student population of 18,298. Approximately 11,045 of Tyler's students are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
The largest LPN school in Tyler, by student population, is Tyler Junior College. In 2010, Tyler Junior College graduated approximately 179 students with credentials in LPN.
In 2010, 179 students graduated with a LPN certificate in Tyler. Tuition in 2009 at Tyler's LPN schools was $11,424 per year for instate students and $12,024 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,116 for LPN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Tyler-based LPN schools, you will have an added expense of $4,150 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,362.
After graduating with your credentials in LPN, if you decide to work as a licensed practical nurse in Tyler, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 65,640 licensed practical nurses in Texas. Of these licensed practical nurses, 1,380 were working in the greater Tyler area. The number of licensed practical nurses in Tyler is expected to increase by 26% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for licensed practical nurses.
As a licensed practical nurse in Tyler, you can expect to make an average salary of $41,520 per year. This is higher than the average salary for licensed practical nurses in the state.
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