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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Delaware


Each year, approximately 0.7% of Delaware graduates receive certificates in nursing. That means an estimated 183 licensed practical nurses graduate from Delaware's 2 LPN schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Delaware that has a LPN program is Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens. Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens, which was ranked 88th in the country in 2010, is located in Georgetown. In 2010, Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens graduated 110 students from its LPN program. Tuition at Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens was $2,942 per year.

Delaware Technical and Community College-Terry, which was ranked 91st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Delaware that has a LPN program. It is located in Dover. In 2010, Delaware Technical and Community College-Terry graduated 67 students from its LPN program. Tuition at Delaware Technical and Community College-Terry was $2,942 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Delaware's LPN schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $2,942 per year, though tuition can range from $2,942 per year to $2,942 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Delaware LPN schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Delaware Technical and Community College-Terry - located in Dover, students are charged $2,942 per year
  2. Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens - located in Georgetown, students are charged $2,942 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Delaware LPN schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Delaware Technical and Community College-Terry - located in Dover, students are charged $2,942 per year
  2. Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens - located in Georgetown, students are charged $2,942 per year

A LPN certificate from a Delaware school... what next?

The highest percentage of LPN graduates in Delaware pursue careers as a licensed practical nurse. In 2010, there were 2,180 licensed practical nurses working in Delaware. The following counties have the largest number of Delaware licensed practical nurses:

  1. New Castle County - 1,630 licensed practical nurses
  2. Sussex County - 500 licensed practical nurses
  3. Kent County - 290 licensed practical nurses

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of licensed practical nurses is expected to grow by 25% by 2018. There are projected to be 2,780 licensed practical nurses working in the Delaware then.

Salary

A licensed practical nurse in Delaware earns $47,800 per year on average. However, Delaware licensed practical nurses earned anywhere in the range from as less than $31,340 per year to more than $60,440 per year in 2010. On average a licensed practical nurse earns the most in the following Delaware counties:

  1. New Castle County - $49,890 per year
  2. Sussex County - $45,340 per year
  3. Kent County - $43,440 per year

A licensed practical nurse in the following counties in Delaware make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Kent County - $43,440 per year
  2. Sussex County - $45,340 per year
  3. New Castle County - $49,890 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Delaware statistics regarding a career in nursing and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 Delaware

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,443 miles from location Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens Georgetown DE 11.5377 n/a 4,617
5,454 miles from location Delaware Technical and Community College-Terry Dover DE 9.11177 n/a 3,331
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses + 2,180 $47,800 24.6%
 

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