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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Nevada


Each year, approximately 0.0% of Nevada graduates receive certificates in nursing. That means an estimated 0 licensed practical nurses graduate from Nevada's 2 LPN schools each year.

Top Schools

College of Southern Nevada, which was ranked 91st nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Nevada that has a LPN program. It is located in Las Vegas. In 2010, College of Southern Nevada graduated no students from its LPN program. Students at College of Southern Nevada paid $2,243 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Nevada with a LPN program is Western Nevada College, which is located in Carson City. In 2010, it was ranked 92nd nationwide. The tuition rate at Western Nevada College was $2,243 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Nevada LPN school, average tuition will be $2,243 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,243 per year to $2,243 per year. In 2010, the LPN schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Nevada were:

  1. College of Southern Nevada - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,243 per year
  2. Western Nevada College - located in Carson City, students are charged $2,243 per year

The following Nevada LPN schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. College of Southern Nevada - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,243 per year
  2. Western Nevada College - located in Carson City, students are charged $2,243 per year

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

Most people who graduate from LPN school in Nevada go on to work as a licensed practical nurse. Nevada had 2,000 licensed practical nurses in 2010. The largest populations of Nevada licensed practical nurses are working in the following counties:

  1. Clark County - 1,370 licensed practical nurses
  2. Pinal County - 330 licensed practical nurses
  3. Carson City County - 120 licensed practical nurses

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 2,490 licensed practical nurses will be working in Nevada state. This would require the number of licensed practical nurses to grow by 15%.

Salary

On average, licensed practical nurses earn $50,150 per year. However, Nevada licensed practical nurses earned anywhere in the range from as less than $26,640 per year to more than $64,330 per year in 2010. The counties in Nevada with the highest average salary for a licensed practical nurse are:

  1. Clark County - $51,990 per year
  2. Carson City County - $49,310 per year
  3. Churchill County - $46,800 per year

The Nevada counties with the lowest average salary for licensed practical nurses are:

  1. Elko County - $41,630 per year
  2. Pinal County - $46,050 per year
  3. Churchill County - $46,800 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Nevada statistics regarding a career in nursing. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as LPN or RN to MSN.

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,617 miles from location College of Southern Nevada Las Vegas NV 8.76905 n/a 42,108
7,792 miles from location Western Nevada College Carson City NV 8.29894 n/a 5,229
 

Curious what studying LPN gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses + 2,000 $50,150 -25.9%
 

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