LVN in Idaho

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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Idaho

Each year, approximately 0.4% of Idaho graduates receive certificates in nursing. That means an estimated 129 licensed vocational nurses graduate from Idaho's 5 LVN schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Idaho that has a LVN program is Lewis-Clark State College. Lewis-Clark State College, which was ranked 81st in the country in 2010, is located in Lewiston. In 2010, Lewis-Clark State College graduated 4 students from its LVN program. The tuition rate at Lewis-Clark State College was $4,998 per year.

North Idaho College, which was ranked 83rd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Idaho that has a LVN program. It is located in Coeur D Alene. Tuition at North Idaho College was $2,658 per year.

The third-ranked school in Idaho with a LVN program is Eastern Idaho Technical College, which is located in Idaho Falls. In 2010, it was ranked 83rd nationwide. In 2010, 38 students graduated from Eastern Idaho Technical College LVN program. Tuition at Eastern Idaho Technical College was $2,038 per year.


Lvn schools in Idaho, charge students an average tuition of $3,062 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $4,998 per year, or as little as $2,038 per year. The Idaho LVN schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  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 lowest tuition rates at Idaho LVN schools were charged at the following schools:

  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 LVN certificate from an Idaho school... what next?

The highest percentage of LVN graduates in Idaho pursue careers as a licensed vocational nurse. Idaho had 2,910 licensed vocational nurses in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Idaho licensed vocational nurses:

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

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of licensed vocational nurses in Idaho will grow by 26%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 3,710 licensed vocational nurses working in Idaho.


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

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

The following counties in Idaho have the lowest average salaries for licensed vocational nurses:

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

More Information

For more data regarding a career in nursing in Idaho and to compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse assisting or RN, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

Curious what studying LVN gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Idaho

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses + 2,910 $38,120 -6.1%

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