LPN in Oklahoma

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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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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,654 miles from location Francis Tuttle Technology Center Oklahoma City OK 10.646 n/a 1,993
6,554 miles from location Tulsa Technology Center-Lemley Campus Tulsa OK 33.5391 100% 1,393
6,646 miles from location Metro Technology Centers Oklahoma City OK 30.6097 n/a 1,172
6,646 miles from location Moore Norman Technology Center Norman OK 33.4418 100% 1,082
6,594 miles from location Central Technology Center Drumright OK 31.8861 100% 1,014
6,642 miles from location Mid-America Technology Center Wayne OK 18.25 n/a 842
6,614 miles from location Gordon Cooper Technology Center Shawnee OK 6.79408 n/a 725
6,523 miles from location Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee Muskogee OK 40.4862 n/a 706
6,664 miles from location Autry Technology Center Enid OK 30.474 100% 587
6,742 miles from location Western Technology Center Burns Flat OK 33.6808 n/a 586
6,622 miles from location Meridian Technology Center Stillwater OK 28.3712 n/a 576
6,552 miles from location Tri County Technology Center Bartlesville OK 32.1436 n/a 568
6,667 miles from location Canadian Valley Technology Center El Reno OK 17.7934 n/a 549
6,630 miles from location Southern Oklahoma Technology Center Ardmore OK 18.2326 56% 494
6,618 miles from location Pioneer Technology Center Ponca City OK 32.3087 n/a 491
6,500 miles from location Northeast Technology Center-Afton Afton OK 27.478 n/a 489
6,555 miles from location Platt College Tulsa OK 25.502 n/a 435
6,487 miles from location Kiamichi Technology Center-Poteau Poteau OK 21.1406 n/a 422
6,749 miles from location High Plains Technology Center Woodward OK 29.2394 n/a 288
6,503 miles from location Indian Capital Technology Center-Tahlequah Tahlequah OK 32.2739 n/a 266
6,705 miles from location Great Plains Technology Center Lawton OK 35.6039 n/a 239
6,521 miles from location Northeast Technology Center-Pryor Pryor OK 26.2182 n/a 219
6,577 miles from location Wes Watkins Technology Center Wetumka OK 23.9084 n/a 214
6,495 miles from location Indian Capital Technology Center-Sallisaw Sallisaw OK 17.8193 n/a 207
6,550 miles from location Kiamichi Technology Center-McAlester Mcalester OK 23.4821 n/a 200
6,702 miles from location Caddo Kiowa Technology Center Fort Cobb OK 30.5143 n/a 183
6,683 miles from location Chisholm Trail Technology Center Omega OK 18.4787 n/a 173
6,680 miles from location Red River Technology Center Duncan OK 25.0966 n/a 168
6,703 miles from location Platt College Lawton OK 20.8891 n/a 152
6,756 miles from location Southwest Technology Center Altus OK 28.5722 n/a 149
6,653 miles from location Platt College-OKC Central Campus Oklahoma City OK 19.8192 n/a 146
6,540 miles from location Kiamichi Technology Center-Hugo Hugo OK 35.2462 n/a 144
6,433 miles from location Kiamichi Technology Center-Idabel Idabel OK 32.0701 n/a 142
0 miles from location Northeast Technology Center Claremore OK n/a n/a 137
6,485 miles from location Indian Capital Technology Center-Stilwell Stilwell OK 36.0819 n/a 133
6,510 miles from location Northeast Technology Center-Kansas Kansas OK 28.7547 n/a 123
6,641 miles from location Mid-Del Technology Center Oklahoma City OK 25.5181 n/a 110
6,646 miles from location Platt College Oklahoma City OK 33.9939 100% 103
6,592 miles from location Kiamichi Technology Center-Durant Durant OK 33.1599 n/a 72
6,575 miles from location Kiamichi Technology Center-Atoka Atoka OK 33.359 n/a 61
6,514 miles from location Kiamichi Technology Center-Talihina Talihina OK 35.5836 n/a 44
 

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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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