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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Pennsylvania
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Each year, approximately 0.4% of Pennsylvania graduates receive certificates in nursing. In other words, every year an estimated 1,721 licensed practical nurses graduate from Pennsylvania's 39 LPN schools.
The top-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a LPN program is York College Pennsylvania. York College Pennsylvania, which was ranked 36th in the country in 2010, is located in York. In 2010, no students graduated from York College Pennsylvania's LPN program. Tuition at York College Pennsylvania was $15,140 per year.
The second-ranked school in Pennsylvania with a LPN program is Mercyhurst College, which is located in Erie. In 2010, it was ranked 38th nationwide. Tuition at Mercyhurst College was $26,346 per year.
The third-ranked school in Pennsylvania with a LPN program is Greene County Career and Technology Center, which is located in Waynesburg. In 2010, it was ranked 59th nationwide. 36 students graduated with certificate in LPN from Greene County Career and Technology Center in 2010. The tuition rate at Greene County Career and Technology Center was $0 per year.
Tuition at Pennsylvania's LPN schools ranges from $26,346 per year to $2,700 per year. But, the average tuition is $2,841 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Pennsylvania LPN schools were charged at the following schools:
- Mercyhurst College - located in Erie, students are charged $26,346 per year
- York College Pennsylvania - located in York, students are charged $15,140 per year
- Tri-State Business Institute - located in Erie, students are charged $13,800 per year
The lowest tuition rates at Pennsylvania LPN schools were charged at the following schools:
- Westmoreland County Community College - located in Youngwood, students are charged $2,700 per year
- Community College of Beaver County - located in Monaca, students are charged $2,796 per year
- Lehigh Carbon Community College - located in Schnecksville, students are charged $3,120 per year
A LPN certificate from a Pennsylvania school... what next?
Most people who graduate from LPN school in Pennsylvania go on to work as a licensed practical nurse. 37,180 licensed practical nurses were working in Pennsylvania in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Pennsylvania licensed practical nurses:
- Bucks County - 10,590 licensed practical nurses
- Allegheny County - 6,100 licensed practical nurses
- Adams County - 2,240 licensed practical nurses
According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of licensed practical nurses is expected to grow by 5% by 2018. There are projected to be 41,000 licensed practical nurses working in the Pennsylvania then.
A licensed practical nurse in Pennsylvania earns $42,250 per year on average. However, Pennsylvania licensed practical nurses earned anywhere in the range from as less than $24,210 per year to more than $66,380 per year in 2010. On average a licensed practical nurse earns the most in the following Pennsylvania counties:
- Bucks County - $48,720 per year
- Berks County - $45,890 per year
- Warren County - $43,150 per year
The Pennsylvania counties with the lowest average salary for licensed practical nurses are:
- Bedford County - $33,290 per year
- Centre County - $34,970 per year
- Bradford County - $35,330 per year
For more data regarding a career in nursing in Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania
- Certificate in Nursing in Pennsylvania
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|5,535 miles from location||Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg||Harrisburg||PA||13.2135||n/a||22,529|
|5,459 miles from location||Northampton County Area Community College||Bethlehem||PA||16.3564||n/a||11,196|
|5,473 miles from location||Lehigh Carbon Community College||Schnecksville||PA||12.2036||n/a||8,127|
|5,675 miles from location||Westmoreland County Community College||Youngwood||PA||11.809||n/a||7,089|
|5,552 miles from location||Pennsylvania College of Technology||Williamsport||PA||24.1746||n/a||6,409|
|5,524 miles from location||York College Pennsylvania||York||PA||64.1973||18%||5,564|
|5,486 miles from location||Reading Area Community College||Reading||PA||8.8125||n/a||5,425|
|5,716 miles from location||Mercyhurst College||Erie||PA||61.8953||31%||4,373|
|5,717 miles from location||Community College of Beaver County||Monaca||PA||7.89537||n/a||2,779|
|5,720 miles from location||Tri-State Business Institute||Erie||PA||19.98||n/a||1,603|
|5,500 miles from location||Lancaster County Career and Technology Center||Willow Street||PA||29.0259||n/a||483|
|5,718 miles from location||Erie Business Center||Erie||PA||23.6195||63%||332|
|5,616 miles from location||Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center||Altoona||PA||34.4578||n/a||241|
|5,491 miles from location||Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center Practical Nursing||Wilkes Barre||PA||38.1455||100%||185|
|5,506 miles from location||Schuylkill Technology Center||Frackville||PA||29.116||n/a||166|
|5,441 miles from location||Eastern Center for Arts and Technology||Willow Grove||PA||34.8548||100%||165|
|5,586 miles from location||Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology||Bellefonte||PA||36.1536||n/a||164|
|5,475 miles from location||Center for Arts and Technology-Brandywine Campus||Coatesville||PA||32.8052||100%||139|
|5,681 miles from location||Fayette County Area Vocational-Technical School-Practical Nursing Program||Uniontown||PA||34.0015||100%||105|
|5,680 miles from location||Lenape Area Vocational Technical School Practical Nursing Program||Kittanning||PA||36.179||73%||103|
|5,719 miles from location||Mercer County Career Center||Mercer||PA||34.7479||46%||98|
|5,536 miles from location||Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit LPN Career||Lewisburg||PA||36.7696||100%||92|
|5,447 miles from location||Delaware County Technical School-Practical Nursing Program||Broomall||PA||33.1032||100%||89|
|5,721 miles from location||Lawrence County Career and Technical Center-Practical Nursing Program||New Castle||PA||30.915||100%||80|
|5,484 miles from location||Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County||Scranton||PA||36.3487||n/a||79|
|5,711 miles from location||Western Area Career and Technology Center||Canonsburg||PA||39.5689||59%||77|
|5,691 miles from location||Venango County Area Vocational Technical School||Oil City||PA||31.7198||100%||71|
|5,676 miles from location||Clarion County Career Center Practical Nursing Program||Shippenville||PA||33.7839||100%||70|
|5,656 miles from location||Indiana County Technology Center||Indiana||PA||29.0494||n/a||70|
|5,572 miles from location||Franklin County Career and Technology Center||Chambersburg||PA||37.8466||100%||62|
|5,622 miles from location||Clearfield County Career and Technology Center||Clearfield||PA||33.7346||100%||57|
|5,648 miles from location||Jefferson County Dubois Area Vocational Technical Practical Nursing Program||Reynoldsville||PA||40.5846||100%||42|
|5,535 miles from location||Hanover Public School District Practical Nursing Program||Hanover||PA||28.4041||n/a||42|
|5,496 miles from location||Hazleton Area Career Center||Hazleton||PA||36.1263||n/a||41|
|5,703 miles from location||Greene County Career and Technology Center||Waynesburg||PA||40.9199||100%||40|
|5,574 miles from location||Mifflin-Juniata Career and Technology Center||Lewistown||PA||37.1617||68%||39|
|5,531 miles from location||Northern Tier Career Center||Towanda||PA||40.3325||100%||37|
|5,591 miles from location||Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center||Mill Creek||PA||38.9374||100%||33|
|5,716 miles from location||Crawford County Career and Technical Center Practical Nursing Program||Meadville||PA||32.8089||n/a||25|
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses +||37,180||$42,250||5.1%|
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