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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Indiana


Around 0.5% of Indiana's graduates graduate from nursing certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 980 licensed practical nurses graduate from Indiana's 25 LPN schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Indiana with a LPN program is Marion Community Schools Tucker Career & Technology, which is located in Marion. In 2010, it was ranked 64th nationwide. 30 students graduated with a certificate in LPN from Marion Community Schools Tucker Career & Technology in 2010.

Everest College-Merrillville, which was ranked 68th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Indiana that has a LPN program. It is located in Merrillville. In 2010, 68 students graduated from Everest College-Merrillville LPN program.

The third-ranked school in Indiana that has a LPN program is J Everett Light Career Center. J Everett Light Career Center, which was ranked 69th in the country in 2010, is located in Indianapolis. In 2010, J Everett Light Career Center graduated 69 students from its LPN programs. J Everett Light Career Center charged in-state students $15,000 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Lpn schools in Indiana, charge students an average tuition of $5,810 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $15,000 per year, or as little as $3,257 per year. The Indiana LPN schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. J Everett Light Career Center - located in Indianapolis, students are charged $15,000 per year
  2. MedTech College-Ft. Wayne Campus - located in Fort Wayne, students are charged $14,434 per year
  3. MedTech College - located in Indianapolis, students are charged $14,434 per year

The LPN schools in Indiana that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Ivy Tech Community College-Columbus - located in Columbus, students are charged $3,257 per year
  2. Ivy Tech Community College-East Central - located in Muncie, students are charged $3,257 per year
  3. Ivy Tech Community College-Kokomo - located in Kokomo, students are charged $3,257 per year

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

The highest percentage of LPN graduates in Indiana pursue careers as a licensed practical nurse. In 2010, there were 20,890 licensed practical nurses working in Indiana. The Indiana counties with the largest populations of licensed practical nurses are:

  1. Boone County - 5,520 licensed practical nurses
  2. Jasper County - 1,820 licensed practical nurses
  3. Adams County - 1,740 licensed practical nurses

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of licensed practical nurses in Indiana will grow by 22%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 24,700 licensed practical nurses working in Indiana.

Salary

A licensed practical nurse in Indiana makes an average of $38,100 per year. But, salaries for licensed practical nurses can vary. In 2010, licensed practical nurses made as little as less than $25,420 per year or as much as more than $52,720 per year in Indiana. The following counties in Indiana have the highest average salaries for licensed practical nurses:

  1. Jasper County - $41,880 per year
  2. Boone County - $40,430 per year
  3. Benton County - $38,810 per year

The following counties in Indiana have the lowest average salaries for licensed practical nurses:

  1. Bartholomew County - $35,160 per year
  2. Howard County - $35,250 per year
  3. Clay County - $35,860 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in nursing in Indiana and to compare salaries with various related fields such as LPN or RN to MSN, 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 Indiana
  • Certificate in Nursing in Indiana

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,021 miles from location Ivy Tech Community College-Central Indiana Indianapolis IN 8.27835 n/a 19,533
6,091 miles from location Vincennes University Vincennes IN 19.2683 n/a 13,947
5,970 miles from location Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast Fort Wayne IN 7.8654 n/a 10,291
5,982 miles from location Ivy Tech Community College-East Central Muncie IN 8.39093 n/a 8,159
6,086 miles from location Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest Gary IN 8.66551 n/a 8,117
6,031 miles from location Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral South Bend IN 7.41468 n/a 7,857
6,058 miles from location Ivy Tech Community College-Lafayette Lafayette IN 8.39912 n/a 7,407
6,093 miles from location Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest Evansville IN 10.5093 n/a 6,189
6,042 miles from location Ivy Tech Community College-Bloominton Bloomington IN 7.21246 n/a 5,906
6,085 miles from location Ivy Tech Community College-Wabash Valley Terre Haute IN 7.56238 n/a 5,857
6,020 miles from location Ivy Tech Community College-Kokomo Kokomo IN 8.29054 n/a 5,088
6,006 miles from location Ivy Tech Community College-Columbus Columbus IN 8.54315 n/a 4,647
5,995 miles from location Ivy Tech Community College-South Central Sellersburg IN 9.81803 n/a 4,609
5,954 miles from location Ivy Tech Community College-Richmond Richmond IN 8.95438 n/a 3,451
5,976 miles from location Ivy Tech Community College-Southeast Madison IN 6.47703 n/a 2,800
5,970 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne Fort Wayne IN 17.6775 n/a 1,679
6,030 miles from location Brown Mackie College-South Bend South Bend IN 17.1961 n/a 1,114
6,021 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Indianapolis Indianapolis IN 4.57978 n/a 1,022
6,015 miles from location MedTech College Indianapolis IN 29.0999 100% 955
6,087 miles from location Everest College-Merrillville Merrillville IN 31.8088 100% 946
6,087 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Merrillville Merrillville IN 21.7131 n/a 712
6,016 miles from location MedTech College-Greenwood Campus Greenwood IN n/a n/a 611
5,977 miles from location MedTech College-Ft. Wayne Campus Fort Wayne IN n/a n/a 316
5,996 miles from location Marion Community Schools Tucker Career & Technology Marion IN 35.8987 100% 81
6,019 miles from location J Everett Light Career Center Indianapolis IN 31.1637 100% 56
 

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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 + 20,890 $38,100 14.2%
 

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