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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Montana


Approximately 0.8% of graduates in of Montana receive nursing certificates every year. Thus, Montana's 5 LPN schools put out approximately 130 licensed practical nurses each year.

Top Schools

The University of Montana, which was ranked 37th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Montana that has a LPN program. It is located in Missoula. 35 students graduated with a certificate in LPN from The University of Montana in 2010. Students at The University of Montana paid $5,476 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Montana that has a LPN program is Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology. Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology, which was ranked 84th in the country in 2010, is located in Billings. In 2010, 44 students graduated from Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology LPN program. The tuition rate at Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology was $3,693 per year.

University of Montana-Helena College of Technology, which was ranked 84th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Montana that has a LPN program. It is located in Helena. In 2010, 19 students graduated from University of Montana-Helena College of Technology LPN program. Students at University of Montana-Helena College of Technology paid $3,030 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Lpn schools in Montana, charge students an average tuition of $3,761 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $5,476 per year, or as little as $3,024 per year. The Montana LPN schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. The University of Montana - located in Missoula, students are charged $5,476 per year
  2. Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology - located in Billings, students are charged $3,693 per year
  3. Flathead Valley Community College - located in Kalispell, students are charged $3,584 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Montana LPN schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology - located in Great Falls, students are charged $3,024 per year
  2. University of Montana-Helena College of Technology - located in Helena, students are charged $3,030 per year
  3. Flathead Valley Community College - located in Kalispell, students are charged $3,584 per year

A LPN certificate from a Montana school... what next?

Most people who graduate from LPN school in Montana go on to work as a licensed practical nurse. Montana had 2,920 licensed practical nurses in 2010. The largest populations of Montana licensed practical nurses are working in the following counties:

  1. Carbon County - 760 licensed practical nurses
  2. Beaverhead County - 750 licensed practical nurses
  3. Flathead County - 420 licensed practical nurses

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of licensed practical nurses in Montana will grow by 13%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 3,500 licensed practical nurses working in Montana.

Salary

On average, a licensed practical nurse earns a salary of $35,660 per year in Montana state. In 2010, however, some Montana licensed practical nurses earned as little as less than $21,970 per year or as much as more than $46,910 per year. The counties in Montana with the highest average salary for a licensed practical nurse are:

  1. Big Horn County - $37,810 per year
  2. Cascade County - $37,320 per year
  3. Flathead County - $36,800 per year

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

  1. Missoula County - $33,670 per year
  2. Beaverhead County - $35,030 per year
  3. Carter County - $35,410 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Montana statistics regarding a career in nursing. Take a look and compare salaries with various 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 Montana
  • Certificate in Nursing in Montana

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,341 miles from location The University of Montana Missoula MT 62.7497 42% 14,921
7,327 miles from location Flathead Valley Community College Kalispell MT 10.7207 n/a 2,501
7,206 miles from location Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology Great Falls MT 10.7958 n/a 2,442
7,115 miles from location Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology Billings MT 15.6033 n/a 1,406
7,257 miles from location University of Montana-Helena College of Technology Helena MT 12.9532 n/a 1,380
 

Curious what studying LPN gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses + 2,920 $35,660 4.7%
 

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