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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Ohio

Approximately 1.4% of graduates in of Ohio receive nursing certificates every year. In other words, every year an estimated 4,891 licensed practical nurses graduate from Ohio's 61 LPN schools.

Top Schools

Miami-Jacobs Career College-Dayton, which is located in Dayton, is the top-ranked school in Ohio that has a LPN program. It received a ranking of 57th in the country in 2010. 82 students graduated with a certificate in LPN from Miami-Jacobs Career College-Dayton in 2010. Miami-Jacobs Career College-Dayton charged in-state students $12,672 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Ohio with a LPN program is TCTC Adult Training Center, which is located in Warren. In 2010, it was ranked 57th nationwide. In 2010, TCTC Adult Training Center graduated 86 students from its LPN program.

The third-ranked school in Ohio with a LPN program is Canton City Schools Adult Community Education, which is located in Canton. In 2010, it was ranked 58th nationwide. In 2010, Canton City Schools Adult Community Education graduated 46 students from its LPN programs. Students at Canton City Schools Adult Community Education paid $0 per year in tuition fees.


Lpn schools in Ohio, charge students an average tuition of $3,786 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $18,808 per year, or as little as $2,537 per year. The Ohio LPN schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Rio Grande - located in Rio Grande, students are charged $18,808 per year
  2. Miami-Jacobs Career College-Springboro Branch - located in Springboro, students are charged $16,896 per year
  3. Hondros College - located in Westerville, students are charged $16,755 per year

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

  1. Cuyahoga Community College District - located in Cleveland, students are charged $2,537 per year
  2. Lorain County Community College - located in Elyria, students are charged $2,570 per year
  3. Eastern Gateway Community College - located in Steubenville, students are charged $2,790 per year

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

A large number of Ohio LPN graduates become licensed practical nurses. In 2010, there were 40,980 licensed practical nurses working in Ohio. The Ohio counties with the largest populations of licensed practical nurses are:

  1. Cuyahoga County - 8,370 licensed practical nurses
  2. Dearborn County - 6,020 licensed practical nurses
  3. Delaware County - 5,870 licensed practical nurses

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of licensed practical nurses is expected to grow by 17% by 2018. There are projected to be 48,790 licensed practical nurses working in the Ohio then.


On average, licensed practical nurses earn $40,300 per year. But, salaries for licensed practical nurses can vary. In 2010, licensed practical nurses made as little as less than $24,610 per year or as much as more than $54,900 per year in Ohio. The counties in Ohio with the highest average salary for a licensed practical nurse are:

  1. Cuyahoga County - $42,990 per year
  2. Delaware County - $42,410 per year
  3. Dearborn County - $41,820 per year

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

  1. Jefferson County - $35,250 per year
  2. Coshocton County - $35,350 per year
  3. Adams County - $35,670 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Ohio statistics regarding a career in nursing and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as LPN or RN to MSN.

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

  • Certificate in Nursing in Ohio

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,795 miles from location Cuyahoga Community College District Cleveland OH 9.90183 n/a 29,807
5,854 miles from location Columbus State Community College Columbus OH 11.6792 n/a 28,539
5,783 miles from location University of Akron Main Campus Akron OH 24.4078 n/a 25,959
5,891 miles from location Owens Community College Perrysburg OH 11.3004 n/a 22,530
5,814 miles from location Lorain County Community College Elyria OH 9.2858 n/a 12,798
5,932 miles from location Cincinnati State Technical and Community College Cincinnati OH 11.9536 n/a 10,165
5,810 miles from location Hocking College Nelsonville OH 14.991 n/a 6,340
5,825 miles from location Central Ohio Technical College Newark OH 10.8453 n/a 4,350
5,912 miles from location James A Rhodes State College Lima OH 12.4985 n/a 4,147
5,896 miles from location Clark State Community College Springfield OH 8.13511 n/a 4,032
5,929 miles from location Northwest State Community College Archbold OH 12.5827 n/a 3,665
5,837 miles from location North Central State College Mansfield OH 9.94322 n/a 3,595
5,883 miles from location Southern State Community College Hillsboro OH 12.6745 n/a 3,363
5,768 miles from location Washington State Community College Marietta OH 20.0648 n/a 2,184
5,744 miles from location Belmont Technical College Saint Clairsville OH 8.81065 n/a 2,172
5,734 miles from location Eastern Gateway Community College Steubenville OH 13.0816 n/a 2,120
5,815 miles from location University of Rio Grande Rio Grande OH 21.2168 n/a 2,096
5,928 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Cincinnati Cincinnati OH 10.4015 n/a 1,831
5,777 miles from location Brown Mackie College-North Canton Canton OH 15.8195 n/a 1,199
5,787 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Akron Akron OH 12.9702 n/a 1,120
5,892 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Findlay Findlay OH 11.781 n/a 1,028
5,850 miles from location Hondros College Westerville OH 39.7611 100% 847
5,918 miles from location Apollo Career Center Lima OH 34.1875 n/a 817
5,781 miles from location Fortis College Cuyahoga Falls OH 27.2194 n/a 741
5,896 miles from location Ohio Hi Point Joint Vocational School District Bellefontaine OH 38.8234 98% 705
5,916 miles from location Miami-Jacobs Career College-Dayton Dayton OH 43.1871 100% 621
5,770 miles from location Fortis College-Ravenna Ravenna OH 26.3362 100% 537
5,919 miles from location Upper Valley Joint Vocational School Piqua OH 35.617 n/a 518
5,850 miles from location Fortis College-Columbus Westerville OH 41.6796 100% 486
5,818 miles from location O C Collins Career Center Chesapeake OH 30.0255 n/a 440
5,919 miles from location Miami-Jacobs Career College-Springboro Branch Springboro OH 18.3673 90% 438
5,924 miles from location Miami Valley Career Technology Center Clayton OH 33.2458 n/a 432
5,800 miles from location Adult Center for Education Zanesville OH 33.4162 n/a 408
5,849 miles from location Pickaway Ross Joint Vocational School District Chillicothe OH 33.4003 n/a 405
5,931 miles from location Butler Tech-D Russel Lee Career Center Hamilton OH 38.7897 100% 403
5,897 miles from location Professional Skills Institute Toledo OH 32.4563 100% 395
5,926 miles from location Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Development Cincinnati OH 29.8657 n/a 380
5,890 miles from location Toledo Public Schools Adult & Continuing Education Toledo OH 8.67611 n/a 338
5,800 miles from location Wayne County Schools Career Center Smithville OH 32.2822 n/a 329
5,773 miles from location Auburn Career Center Painesville OH 37.8234 n/a 298
5,843 miles from location Ehove Career Center Milan OH 27.8478 n/a 264
5,829 miles from location Knox County Career Center Mount Vernon OH 30.5456 n/a 263
5,749 miles from location Columbiana County Career and Technical Center Lisbon OH 6.46571 n/a 252
5,847 miles from location Scioto County Career Technical Center Lucasville OH 27.3467 n/a 251
5,773 miles from location Buckeye Joint Vocational School New Philadelphia OH 29.7914 n/a 242
5,749 miles from location TCTC Adult Training Center Warren OH 42.7898 100% 230
5,861 miles from location Tri-Rivers Career Center Marion OH 35.6035 n/a 186
5,847 miles from location Sandusky Career Center Sandusky OH 32.9822 100% 175
5,816 miles from location Gallia Jackson Vinton Joint Vocational School District Rio Grande OH 33.3832 n/a 170
5,774 miles from location Canton City Schools Adult Community Education Canton OH 42.4724 100% 157
5,761 miles from location Community Services Division-Alliance City Alliance OH 39.7872 100% 145
5,919 miles from location Miami-Jacobs Career College-Troy Troy OH 14.0328 100% 145
5,791 miles from location Cuyahoga Valley Career Center Brecksville OH 30.5361 n/a 130
5,853 miles from location Adult and Community Education-Hudson Columbus OH 36.5229 100% 129
5,850 miles from location Pike County Joint Vocational School District Piketon OH 33.2531 100% 111
5,786 miles from location Akron School of Practical Nursing Akron OH 28.401 n/a 83
5,747 miles from location Hannah E Mullins School of Practical Nursing Salem OH 30.852 100% 74
5,793 miles from location Central School of Practical Nursing Cleveland OH 38.2162 100% 69
5,780 miles from location Portage Lakes Career Center Uniontown OH 32.3163 n/a 60
5,780 miles from location W Howard Nicol School of Practical Nursing Uniontown OH 36.6796 100% 39
5,916 miles from location Ohio Medical Career Center Dayton OH n/a n/a 7

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses + 40,980 $40,300 10.3%

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