There are schools offering LPN programs in Arizona!
Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Arizona
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The top-ranked school in Arizona with a LPN program is East Valley Institute of Technology, which is located in Mesa. In 2010, it was ranked 66th nationwide. 12 students graduated with a certificate in LPN from East Valley Institute of Technology in 2010.
Maricopa Skill Center, which is located in Phoenix, is the second-ranked school in Arizona that has a LPN program. It received a ranking of 68th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 89 students graduated from Maricopa Skill Center LPN program.
Southwest Skill Center-Campus of Estrella Mountain Community College, which is located in Avondale, is the third-ranked school in Arizona that has a LPN program. It received a ranking of 69th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 75 students graduated from Southwest Skill Center-Campus of Estrella Mountain Community College LPN program. Southwest Skill Center-Campus of Estrella Mountain Community College charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.
If you are hoping to attend one of Arizona's LPN schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $1,436 per year, though tuition can range from $2,310 per year to $1,414 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Arizona LPN schools were charged at the following schools:
- Mohave Community College - located in Kingman, students are charged $2,310 per year
- Arizona Western College - located in Yuma, students are charged $2,000 per year
- GateWay Community College - located in Phoenix, students are charged $1,734 per year
The LPN schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Arizona were:
- Northland Pioneer College - located in Holbrook, students are charged $1,414 per year
- Eastern Arizona College - located in Thatcher, students are charged $1,520 per year
- Cochise College - located in Douglas, students are charged $1,560 per year
A LPN certificate from an Arizona school... what next?
The highest percentage of LPN graduates in Arizona pursue careers as a licensed practical nurse. In 2010, there were 8,620 licensed practical nurses working in Arizona. The Arizona counties with the largest populations of licensed practical nurses are:
- Maricopa County - 5,900 licensed practical nurses
- Pima County - 1,580 licensed practical nurses
- Mohave County - 270 licensed practical nurses
According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of licensed practical nurses is expected to grow by 17% by 2018. There are projected to be 12,490 licensed practical nurses working in the Arizona then.
A licensed practical nurse in Arizona earns $48,390 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. licensed practical nurses in Arizona had varying salaries from $25,870 to $65,970 per year in 2010. A licensed practical nurse in the following Arizona counties makes the highest salaries on average:
- Maricopa County - $49,870 per year
- Yuma County - $48,910 per year
- Yavapai County - $47,070 per year
On average, licensed practical nurses earns the least in the following Arizona counties:
- Coconino County - $33,470 per year
- Cochise County - $41,270 per year
- Apache County - $43,740 per year
The charts and graphs below have additional Arizona statistics regarding a career in nursing. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as LPN or RN to MSN.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Certificate in Nursing in Arizona
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|7,478 miles from location||Mesa Community College||Mesa||AZ||13.2296||n/a||25,960|
|7,484 miles from location||Rio Salado College||Tempe||AZ||21.6861||n/a||20,865|
|7,494 miles from location||Glendale Community College||Glendale||AZ||14.5633||n/a||20,154|
|7,489 miles from location||Phoenix College||Phoenix||AZ||12.4906||n/a||12,164|
|7,476 miles from location||Chandler/Gilbert Community College||Chandler||AZ||10.7366||n/a||11,058|
|7,477 miles from location||Scottsdale Community College||Scottsdale||AZ||11.959||n/a||10,923|
|7,482 miles from location||Paradise Valley Community College||Phoenix||AZ||11.9265||n/a||9,951|
|7,642 miles from location||Arizona Western College||Yuma||AZ||15.3094||n/a||7,984|
|7,484 miles from location||GateWay Community College||Phoenix||AZ||13.1689||n/a||7,863|
|7,366 miles from location||Eastern Arizona College||Thatcher||AZ||16.7279||n/a||7,241|
|7,503 miles from location||Estrella Mountain Community College||Avondale||AZ||11.7243||n/a||7,202|
|7,568 miles from location||Mohave Community College||Kingman||AZ||10.6222||n/a||6,702|
|7,381 miles from location||Cochise College||Douglas||AZ||15.2807||n/a||4,739|
|7,359 miles from location||Northland Pioneer College||Holbrook||AZ||8.71041||n/a||4,636|
|7,488 miles from location||Maricopa Skill Center||Phoenix||AZ||31.6094||n/a||941|
|7,503 miles from location||Southwest Skill Center-Campus of Estrella Mountain Community College||Avondale||AZ||30.8392||n/a||545|
|7,478 miles from location||East Valley Institute of Technology||Mesa||AZ||34.1985||n/a||270|
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses +||8,620||$48,390||-2.0%|
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