With an overall population of 9,237 and a student population of 6,622, approximately 6,622 of Wharton students attend one of Wharton's schools that offer LPN programs.
Wharton County Junior College is the largest LPN school in Wharton, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 26 students graduated from the LPN program at Wharton County Junior College.
A total of 26 students graduated with credentials in LPN from LPN schools in Wharton in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Wharton's LPN schools was $9,665 per year for instate students and $10,433 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $925 for LPN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $2,800 per year, on average, for room and board at Wharton-based LPN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,385.
If you plan on staying in Wharton after graduating from LPN school, you should know that job prospects for licensed practical nurses in Wharton, which is the most popular LPN profession, are good. There were 65,640 licensed practical nurses working in Texas and 1,460 working in the greater Wharton area in 2010. The number of licensed practical nurses in Wharton is expected to 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 Wharton is $37,190 per year, which is lower than the average for licensed practical nurses state-wide.
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