Centralia has a total population of 14,742 and a student population of 3,574. Of these students, 3,574 are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
Centralia's largest LPN school is Centralia College. In 2010, approximately 22 students graduated from the LPN program at Centralia College.
In 2010, 22 students graduated with a LPN certificate in Centralia. Tuition in 2009 at Centralia's LPN schools was $12,244 per year for instate students and $12,634 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $972 for LPN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Centralia-based LPN schools, you will have an added expense of $4,000 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,075.
After graduating with your credentials in LPN, if you decide to work as a licensed practical nurse in Centralia, your job prospects are good. There were 10,140 licensed practical nurses working in Washington State and 300 working in the greater Centralia area in 2010. The number of licensed practical nurses in Centralia is expected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for licensed practical nurses.
As a licensed practical nurse in Centralia, you can expect to make an average salary of $40,550 per year. This is lower than the average salary for licensed practical nurses in the state.
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