Mount Vernon has a total population of 26,232 and a student population of 5,910. Of these students, 5,676 are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
Of the 1 LPN schools in Mount Vernon, the largest LPN school, by student population, is Skagit Valley College. In 2010, approximately 68 students graduated from the LPN program at Skagit Valley College.
A total of 68 students graduated with credentials in LPN from LPN schools in Mount Vernon in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,300 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Mount Vernon LPN schools was an average of $16,600 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for LPN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,600 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,900.
After graduating with your credentials in LPN, if you decide to work as a licensed practical nurse in Mount Vernon, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 10,140 licensed practical nurses in Washington State, 190 were working in the greater Mount Vernon area. The number of licensed practical nurses in Mount Vernon is expected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. 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 Mount Vernon is $45,290 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for licensed practical nurses.
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