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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Texas

Each year, roughly 0.7% of Texas students graduate with certificates in nursing. In other words, every year an estimated 4,056 licensed practical nurses graduate from Texas' 63 LPN schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Texas with a LPN program is Schreiner University, which is located in Kerrville. In 2010, it was ranked 42nd nationwide. In 2010, Schreiner University graduated no students from its LPN program. Tuition at Schreiner University was $19,548 per year.

Concorde Career Institute, which is located in Arlington, is the second-ranked school in Texas that has a LPN program. It received a ranking of 62nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Concorde Career Institute graduated 249 students from its LPN program.

Dallas Nursing Institute, which is located in Dallas, is the third-ranked school in Texas that has a LPN program. It received a ranking of 63rd in the country in 2010. 332 students graduated with certificate in LPN from Dallas Nursing Institute in 2010. Dallas Nursing Institute charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.


Lpn schools in Texas, charge students an average tuition of $2,686 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $19,548 per year, or as little as $1,007 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Texas LPN schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Schreiner University - located in Kerrville, students are charged $19,548 per year
  2. Computer Career Center a division of Vista College - located in El Paso, students are charged $18,563 per year
  3. Career Point College - located in San Antonio, students are charged $17,918 per year

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

  1. College of the Mainland - located in Texas City, students are charged $1,007 per year
  2. Lee College - located in Baytown, students are charged $1,086 per year
  3. North Central Texas College - located in Gainesville, students are charged $1,104 per year

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

A large number of Texas LPN graduates become licensed practical nurses. If you decide to work as a licensed practical nurse in Texas, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 70,630 Texas licensed practical nurses as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Texas licensed practical nurses:

  1. Austin County - 12,420 licensed practical nurses
  2. Collin County - 10,970 licensed practical nurses
  3. Atascosa County - 6,970 licensed practical nurses

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of licensed practical nurses is expected to grow by 26% by 2018. There are projected to be 82,730 licensed practical nurses working in the Texas then.


A licensed practical nurse in Texas makes an average of $41,720 per year. In 2010, however, some Texas licensed practical nurses earned as little as less than $25,480 per year or as much as more than $63,420 per year. A licensed practical nurse in the following Texas counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Collin County - $48,190 per year
  2. Hidalgo County - $45,400 per year
  3. Cameron County - $44,270 per year

On average, licensed practical nurses earns the least in the following Texas counties:

  1. Miller County - $33,640 per year
  2. Andrews County - $34,660 per year
  3. Archer County - $35,080 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Texas 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 Texas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,548 miles from location Houston Community College Houston TX 16.1985 n/a 54,942
6,553 miles from location Lone Star College System Spring TX 14.626 n/a 46,504
6,685 miles from location Austin Community College District Austin TX 12.3025 n/a 40,248
7,184 miles from location El Paso Community College El Paso TX 12.5365 n/a 28,168
6,532 miles from location San Jacinto Community College Pasadena TX 12.8421 n/a 27,011
6,737 miles from location South Texas College Mcallen TX 12.2411 n/a 26,338
6,684 miles from location Central Texas College Killeen TX 16.1488 n/a 24,133
6,608 miles from location Blinn College Brenham TX 12.7436 n/a 17,173
6,691 miles from location The University of Texas at Brownsville Brownsville TX 15.9461 n/a 17,151
6,678 miles from location Del Mar College Corpus Christi TX 11.9255 n/a 12,069
6,893 miles from location Amarillo College Amarillo TX 10.9218 n/a 11,289
6,533 miles from location Tyler Junior College Tyler TX 13.9338 n/a 11,045
6,734 miles from location St. Philip's College San Antonio TX 8.72207 n/a 11,008
6,936 miles from location South Plains College Levelland TX 9.63264 n/a 10,011
6,808 miles from location Laredo Community College Laredo TX 16.3512 n/a 9,361
6,605 miles from location Navarro College Corsicana TX 14.4403 n/a 9,200
6,637 miles from location North Central Texas College Gainesville TX 6.99605 n/a 9,156
6,647 miles from location McLennan Community College Waco TX 12.8193 n/a 9,128
6,620 miles from location El Centro College Dallas TX 8.41391 n/a 9,072
6,568 miles from location Trinity Valley Community College Athens TX 17.4138 n/a 7,012
6,524 miles from location Lee College Baytown TX 12.8813 n/a 6,658
6,592 miles from location Wharton County Junior College Wharton TX 16.0959 n/a 6,622
6,509 miles from location Kilgore College Kilgore TX 15.7866 n/a 6,375
6,933 miles from location Midland College Midland TX 17.4861 n/a 6,227
6,701 miles from location Texas State Technical College Harlingen Harlingen TX 16.937 n/a 5,988
6,812 miles from location Southwest Texas Junior College Uvalde TX 14.1379 n/a 5,767
6,660 miles from location Temple College Temple TX 8.53874 n/a 5,659
6,543 miles from location Paris Junior College Paris TX 13.1909 n/a 5,580
6,504 miles from location Angelina College Lufkin TX 14.5469 n/a 5,422
6,678 miles from location Weatherford College Weatherford TX 11.3384 n/a 5,384
6,541 miles from location Alvin Community College Alvin TX 10.3642 n/a 5,240
6,951 miles from location Odessa College Odessa TX 14.3534 n/a 5,132
6,460 miles from location Texarkana College Texarkana TX 13.8651 n/a 5,018
6,606 miles from location Grayson County College Denison TX 16.3434 n/a 4,856
6,640 miles from location Hill College Hillsboro TX 12.9093 n/a 4,294
6,935 miles from location Cisco College Cisco TX 12.0718 n/a 4,260
6,697 miles from location Coastal Bend College Beeville TX 12.7344 n/a 4,196
6,648 miles from location Victoria College Victoria TX 13.5791 n/a 4,054
6,894 miles from location Howard College Big Spring TX 15.8753 n/a 3,984
6,526 miles from location College of the Mainland Texas City TX 8.31197 n/a 3,916
6,552 miles from location Brazosport College Lake Jackson TX 13.0717 n/a 3,908
6,757 miles from location Vernon College Vernon TX 16.5378 n/a 3,163
7,038 miles from location Sul Ross State University Alpine TX 14.9347 n/a 3,047
6,508 miles from location Northeast Texas Community College Mount Pleasant TX 16.0092 n/a 2,920
6,859 miles from location Western Texas College Snyder TX 19.1486 n/a 2,473
6,448 miles from location Lamar State College-Orange Orange TX 9.77762 n/a 2,262
6,465 miles from location Lamar State College-Port Arthur Port Arthur TX 8.75269 n/a 2,208
6,515 miles from location Galveston College Galveston TX 12.9264 n/a 2,167
6,480 miles from location Panola College Carthage TX 14.6652 n/a 2,123
6,739 miles from location Career Point College San Antonio TX 23.8642 n/a 1,802
6,831 miles from location Texas State Technical College-West Texas Sweetwater TX 17.7113 n/a 1,689
6,841 miles from location Clarendon College Clarendon TX 16.9601 n/a 1,427
6,864 miles from location Frank Phillips College Borger TX 15.4746 n/a 1,239
6,771 miles from location Schreiner University Kerrville TX 57.5304 47% 1,049
6,731 miles from location Ranger College Ranger TX 15.5709 n/a 1,000
7,186 miles from location Computer Career Center a division of Vista College El Paso TX 35.1167 n/a 994
6,638 miles from location Concorde Career Institute Arlington TX 38.0317 100% 798
7,188 miles from location Anamarc College El Paso TX 28.0072 n/a 715
6,740 miles from location Galen College of Nursing-San Antonio San Antonio TX 35.398 99% 639
6,555 miles from location Medvance Institute-Houston Houston TX 26.1873 n/a 516
6,740 miles from location Baptist Health System School of Health Professions San Antonio TX 14.1132 100% 458
6,624 miles from location Platt College Dallas TX 36.9949 n/a 260
6,616 miles from location Dallas Nursing Institute Dallas TX 37.1254 100% 134

Curious what studying LPN gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses + 70,630 $41,720 8.4%

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