LVN in Kansas

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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Kansas


Around 1.0% of Kansas's graduates graduate from nursing certificate programs every year. That means an estimated 936 licensed vocational nurses graduate from Kansas' 22 LVN schools each year.

Top Schools

Washburn Institute of Technology, which was ranked 59th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Kansas that has a LVN program. It is located in Topeka. 51 students graduated with a certificate in LVN from Washburn Institute of Technology in 2010.

The second-ranked school in Kansas that has a LVN program is North Central Kansas Technical College. North Central Kansas Technical College, which was ranked 71st in the country in 2010, is located in Beloit. In 2010, North Central Kansas Technical College graduated 58 students from its LVN program. The tuition rate at North Central Kansas Technical College was $4,312 per year.

The third-ranked school in Kansas that has a LVN program is Colby Community College. Colby Community College, which was ranked 74th in the country in 2010, is located in Colby. In 2010, 33 students graduated from Colby Community College LVN program. The tuition rate at Colby Community College was $2,958 per year.

Cost

Lvn schools in Kansas, charge students an average tuition of $3,702 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $12,565 per year, or as little as $1,920 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Kansas LVN schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. National American University-Overland Park - located in Shawnee Mission, students are charged $12,565 per year
  2. Brown Mackie College-Kansas City - located in Shawnee Mission, students are charged $9,643 per year
  3. Brown Mackie College-Salina - located in Salina, students are charged $9,395 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Kansas LVN schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Coffeyville Community College - located in Coffeyville, students are charged $1,920 per year
  2. Kansas City Kansas Community College - located in Kansas City, students are charged $1,980 per year
  3. Seward County Community College and Area Technical School - located in Liberal, students are charged $2,080 per year

A LVN certificate from a Kansas school... what next?

Most people who graduate from LVN school in Kansas go on to work as a licensed vocational nurse. If you decide to work as a licensed vocational nurse in Kansas, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 7,270 Kansas licensed vocational nurses as of 2010. In Kansas, the largest numbers of licensed vocational nurses work in the following counties:

  1. Allen County - 2,550 licensed vocational nurses
  2. Butler County - 1,320 licensed vocational nurses
  3. Jackson County - 1,010 licensed vocational nurses

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of licensed vocational nurses in the state of Kansas will grow to 8,590. This would require a 19% growth in the profession.

Salary

A licensed vocational nurse in Kansas earns $36,820 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. licensed vocational nurses in Kansas had varying salaries from $25,260 to $47,240 per year in 2010. A licensed vocational nurse in the following Kansas counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Butler County - $38,840 per year
  2. Jackson County - $37,840 per year
  3. Douglas County - $36,910 per year

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

  1. Allen County - $33,700 per year
  2. Geary County - $35,820 per year
  3. Douglas County - $36,910 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Kansas statistics regarding a career in nursing. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse assisting or RN.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,479 miles from location Johnson County Community College Shawnee Mission KS 13.3341 n/a 20,385
6,480 miles from location Kansas City Kansas Community College Kansas City KS 13.5424 n/a 7,137
6,656 miles from location Hutchinson Community College Hutchinson KS 20.5369 n/a 5,453
6,697 miles from location Barton County Community College Great Bend KS 20.0068 n/a 4,237
6,505 miles from location Highland Community College Highland KS 18.3845 n/a 3,698
6,633 miles from location Cloud County Community College Concordia KS 19.8599 n/a 2,786
6,524 miles from location Neosho County Community College Chanute KS 11.2234 n/a 2,275
6,625 miles from location Wichita Area Technical College Wichita KS 24.4302 n/a 2,116
6,535 miles from location Coffeyville Community College Coffeyville KS 20.6161 n/a 2,056
6,815 miles from location Garden City Community College Garden City KS 20.8808 n/a 2,054
6,826 miles from location Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Liberal KS 22.2726 n/a 1,850
6,514 miles from location Labette Community College Parsons KS 16.7815 n/a 1,756
6,772 miles from location Dodge City Community College Dodge City KS 17.8849 n/a 1,706
6,701 miles from location Pratt Community College Pratt KS 19.626 n/a 1,587
6,815 miles from location Colby Community College Colby KS 25.8317 n/a 1,565
6,656 miles from location North Central Kansas Technical College Beloit KS 29.429 n/a 723
6,534 miles from location Washburn Institute of Technology Topeka KS 41.1293 100% 676
6,562 miles from location Flint Hills Technical College Emporia KS 25.1103 n/a 606
6,579 miles from location Manhattan Area Technical College Manhattan KS 22.6229 n/a 532
6,479 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Kansas City Shawnee Mission KS 8.62909 n/a 515
6,478 miles from location National American University-Overland Park Shawnee Mission KS 12.0458 n/a 480
6,635 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Salina Salina KS 13.7926 n/a 466
 

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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 + 7,270 $36,820 2.8%
 

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