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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Oklahoma


Approximately 1.0% of graduates in of Oklahoma receive nursing certificates every year. That means an estimated 1,055 licensed practical nurses graduate from Oklahoma's 41 LPN schools each year.

Top Schools

Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee, which is located in Muskogee, is the top-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a LPN program. It received a ranking of 60th in the country in 2010. 9 students graduated with a certificate in LPN from Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee in 2010.

The second-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a LPN program is Indian Capital Technology Center-Stilwell. Indian Capital Technology Center-Stilwell, which was ranked 64th in the country in 2010, is located in Stilwell. In 2010, Indian Capital Technology Center-Stilwell graduated 17 students from its LPN program.

Great Plains Technology Center, which is located in Lawton, is the third-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a LPN program. It received a ranking of 64th in the country in 2010. 89 students graduated with certificate in LPN from Great Plains Technology Center in 2010. Students at Great Plains Technology Center paid $0 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

In 2010, the LPN schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Oklahoma were:

The LPN schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Oklahoma were:

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

A large number of Oklahoma LPN graduates become licensed practical nurses. Oklahoma had 14,450 licensed practical nurses in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Oklahoma licensed practical nurses:

  1. Canadian County - 5,150 licensed practical nurses
  2. Creek County - 3,350 licensed practical nurses
  3. Atoka County - 1,660 licensed practical nurses

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 16,330 licensed practical nurses will be working in Oklahoma state. This would require the number of licensed practical nurses to grow by 15%.

Salary

A licensed practical nurse in Oklahoma earns $33,900 per year on average. But, salaries for licensed practical nurses can vary. In 2010, licensed practical nurses made as little as less than $23,110 per year or as much as more than $45,820 per year in Oklahoma. A licensed practical nurse in the following Oklahoma counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Canadian County - $35,050 per year
  2. Creek County - $34,070 per year
  3. Adair County - $34,020 per year

A licensed practical nurse in the following counties in Oklahoma make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Beckham County - $31,360 per year
  2. Comanche County - $32,570 per year
  3. Cherokee County - $32,980 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in nursing in Oklahoma and to compare salaries with various related fields such as LPN or RN to MSN, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

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

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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 14,450 $33,900 4.9%
 

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