LVN in Louisiana

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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Louisiana


Around 1.7% of Louisiana's graduates graduate from nursing certificate programs every year. That means an estimated 2,036 licensed vocational nurses graduate from Louisiana's 17 LVN schools each year.

Top Schools

Delta College Inc, which is located in Covington, is the top-ranked school in Louisiana that has a LVN program. It received a ranking of 73rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Delta College Inc graduated 76 students from its LVN program.

Compass Career College, which was ranked 74th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Louisiana that has a LVN program. It is located in Hammond. In 2010, Compass Career College graduated 15 students from its LVN program.

Northeast Louisiana Technical College-Delta Ouachita Campus, which is located in West Monroe, is the third-ranked school in Louisiana that has a LVN program. It received a ranking of 76th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Northeast Louisiana Technical College-Delta Ouachita Campus graduated 304 students from its LVN programs. Northeast Louisiana Technical College-Delta Ouachita Campus charged in-state students $1,202 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Louisiana LVN school, average tuition will be $1,740 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,032 per year to $8,664 per year. In 2010, the following Louisiana LVN schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Our Lady of the Lake College - located in Baton Rouge, students are charged $8,664 per year
  2. Delgado Community College - located in New Orleans, students are charged $2,955 per year
  3. Louisiana Delta Community College-Tallulah Campus - located in Tallulah, students are charged $2,428 per year

The following Louisiana LVN schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus - located in Lafayette, students are charged $1,032 per year
  2. South Central Louisiana Technical College-Young Memorial Campus - located in Morgan City, students are charged $1,092 per year
  3. Northwest Louisiana Technical College - located in Minden, students are charged $1,122 per year

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

The highest percentage of LVN graduates in Louisiana pursue careers as a licensed vocational nurse. 22,060 licensed vocational nurses were working in Louisiana in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Louisiana licensed vocational nurses:

  1. Jefferson Davis County - 4,650 licensed vocational nurses
  2. Ascension County - 3,620 licensed vocational nurses
  3. Bossier County - 2,510 licensed vocational nurses

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 21,460 licensed vocational nurses will be working in Louisiana state. This would require the number of licensed vocational nurses to grow by 10%.

Salary

A licensed vocational nurse in Louisiana earns $37,830 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Louisiana licensed vocational nurses earned as little as less than $24,610 per year or as much as more than $55,380 per year. The following counties in Louisiana have the highest average salaries for licensed vocational nurses:

  1. Jefferson Davis County - $41,750 per year
  2. Calcasieu County - $40,030 per year
  3. Lafayette County - $39,030 per year

The Louisiana counties with the lowest average salary for licensed vocational nurses are:

  1. Bienville County - $34,540 per year
  2. Grant County - $35,040 per year
  3. Ouachita County - $35,270 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Louisiana 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 Louisiana
  • Certificate in Nursing in Louisiana

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,231 miles from location Delgado Community College New Orleans LA 8.24463 n/a 16,758
6,294 miles from location Capital Area Technical College-Baton Rouge Campus Baton Rouge LA 16.9853 n/a 2,449
6,414 miles from location Sowela Technical Community College Lake Charles LA 15.9729 n/a 2,133
6,216 miles from location Northshore Technical College-Sullivan Main Campus Bogalusa LA 23.5699 n/a 1,911
6,291 miles from location Our Lady of the Lake College Baton Rouge LA 14.706 43% 1,870
6,269 miles from location L E Fletcher Technical Community College Houma LA 7.34033 n/a 1,843
6,222 miles from location Nunez Community College Chalmette LA 10.7424 n/a 1,834
6,347 miles from location Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus Lafayette LA 16.3361 n/a 1,320
6,358 miles from location Northeast Louisiana Technical College-Delta Ouachita Campus West Monroe LA 24.4169 n/a 1,003
6,297 miles from location South Central Louisiana Technical College-Young Memorial Campus Morgan City LA 15.3517 n/a 946
6,417 miles from location Northwest Louisiana Technical College Minden LA 16.1085 n/a 829
6,369 miles from location Central Louisiana Technical College-Alexandria Campus Alexandria LA 17.739 n/a 521
6,296 miles from location Louisiana Delta Community College-Tallulah Campus Tallulah LA 11.4866 n/a 488
6,273 miles from location Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus Sorrento LA 12.8614 n/a 446
6,291 miles from location Delta College of Arts & Technology Baton Rouge LA 21.8218 n/a 187
6,253 miles from location Compass Career College Hammond LA 25.9916 n/a 165
6,230 miles from location Delta College Inc Covington LA 27.0171 n/a 97
 

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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 + 22,060 $37,830 13.8%
 

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