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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Idaho


Around 0.4% of Idaho's graduates graduate from nursing certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 129 licensed practical nurses graduate from Idaho's 5 LPN schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Idaho with a LPN program is Lewis-Clark State College, which is located in Lewiston. In 2010, it was ranked 81st nationwide. 4 students graduated with a certificate in LPN from Lewis-Clark State College in 2010. Students at Lewis-Clark State College paid $4,998 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Idaho that has a LPN program is North Idaho College. North Idaho College, which was ranked 83rd in the country in 2010, is located in Coeur D Alene. 0 students graduated with certificate in LPN from North Idaho College in 2010. The tuition rate at North Idaho College was $2,658 per year.

Eastern Idaho Technical College, which is located in Idaho Falls, is the third-ranked school in Idaho that has a LPN program. It received a ranking of 83rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Eastern Idaho Technical College graduated 38 students from its LPN programs. Students at Eastern Idaho Technical College paid $2,038 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Idaho's LPN schools ranges from $4,998 per year to $2,038 per year. But, the average tuition is $3,062 per year. In 2010, the following Idaho LPN schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Lewis-Clark State College - located in Lewiston, students are charged $4,998 per year
  2. College of Western Idaho - located in Nampa, students are charged $3,096 per year
  3. North Idaho College - located in Coeur D Alene, students are charged $2,658 per year

The following Idaho LPN schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Eastern Idaho Technical College - located in Idaho Falls, students are charged $2,038 per year
  2. College of Southern Idaho - located in Twin Falls, students are charged $2,520 per year
  3. North Idaho College - located in Coeur D Alene, students are charged $2,658 per year

A LPN certificate from an Idaho school... what next?

A large number of Idaho LPN graduates become licensed practical nurses. Idaho had 2,910 licensed practical nurses in 2010. The Idaho counties with the largest populations of licensed practical nurses are:

  1. Ada County - 1,210 licensed practical nurses
  2. Blaine County - 450 licensed practical nurses
  3. Bonneville County - 300 licensed practical nurses

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 3,710 licensed practical nurses will be working in Idaho state. This would require the number of licensed practical nurses to grow by 26%.

Salary

A licensed practical nurse in Idaho makes an average of $38,120 per year. In 2010, however, some Idaho licensed practical nurses earned as little as less than $23,270 per year or as much as more than $53,460 per year. A licensed practical nurse in the following Idaho counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Ada County - $41,580 per year
  2. Nez Perce County - $40,080 per year
  3. Kootenai County - $37,770 per year

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

  1. Bear Lake County - $32,890 per year
  2. Blaine County - $35,020 per year
  3. Bannock County - $35,150 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Idaho 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.

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing in Idaho
  • Certificate in Nursing in Idaho

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,453 miles from location College of Southern Idaho Twin Falls ID 15.7658 n/a 8,133
7,447 miles from location North Idaho College Coeur D Alene ID 16.995 n/a 5,659
7,488 miles from location Lewis-Clark State College Lewiston ID 18.6173 51% 4,200
7,529 miles from location College of Western Idaho Nampa ID n/a n/a 3,683
7,315 miles from location Eastern Idaho Technical College Idaho Falls ID 16.751 n/a 886
 

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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 + 2,910 $38,120 -6.1%
 

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