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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Utah


Around 0.3% of Utah's graduates graduate from nursing certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 290 licensed practical nurses graduate from Utah's 9 LPN schools.

Top Schools

Mountainland Applied Technology College, which is located in Orem, is the top-ranked school in Utah that has a LPN program. It received a ranking of 62nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 30 students graduated from Mountainland Applied Technology College's LPN program.

Uintah Basin Applied Technology College, which was ranked 73rd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Utah that has a LPN program. It is located in Roosevelt. 11 students graduated with certificate in LPN from Uintah Basin Applied Technology College in 2010.

Bridgerland Applied Technology College, which was ranked 73rd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Utah that has a LPN program. It is located in Logan. In 2010, Bridgerland Applied Technology College graduated 20 students from its LPN programs. Bridgerland Applied Technology College charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Utah's LPN schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $1,446 per year, though tuition can range from $4,311 per year to $2,542 per year. In 2010, the following Utah LPN schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Weber State University - located in Ogden, students are charged $4,311 per year
  2. Dixie State College of Utah - located in Saint George, students are charged $3,489 per year
  3. Utah State University-College of Eastern Utah - located in Price, students are charged $2,670 per year

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

  1. Snow College - located in Ephraim, students are charged $2,542 per year
  2. Utah State University-College of Eastern Utah - located in Price, students are charged $2,670 per year
  3. Dixie State College of Utah - located in Saint George, students are charged $3,489 per year

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

The highest percentage of LPN graduates in Utah pursue careers as a licensed practical nurse. Utah had 2,470 licensed practical nurses in 2010. In Utah, the largest numbers of licensed practical nurses work in the following counties:

  1. Salt Lake County - 1,030 licensed practical nurses
  2. Davis County - 500 licensed practical nurses
  3. Juab County - 480 licensed practical nurses

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of licensed practical nurses is expected to grow by 40% by 2018. There are projected to be 3,190 licensed practical nurses working in the Utah then.

Salary

On average, licensed practical nurses earn $40,160 per year. But, salaries for licensed practical nurses can vary. In 2010, licensed practical nurses made as little as less than $27,240 per year or as much as more than $58,130 per year in Utah. A licensed practical nurse in the following Utah counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Salt Lake County - $43,800 per year
  2. Box Elder County - $40,590 per year
  3. Washington County - $40,110 per year

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

  1. Millard County - $35,570 per year
  2. Carbon County - $36,010 per year
  3. Zapata County - $36,510 per year

More Information

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,355 miles from location Weber State University Ogden UT 23.3311 n/a 23,001
7,511 miles from location Dixie State College of Utah Saint George UT 17.5892 n/a 7,708
7,368 miles from location Snow College Ephraim UT 24.7077 n/a 4,368
7,357 miles from location Davis Applied Technology College Kaysville UT 21.3093 n/a 4,194
7,354 miles from location Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College Ogden UT 15.3887 n/a 3,085
7,323 miles from location Utah State University-College of Eastern Utah Price UT 19.0139 n/a 2,419
7,341 miles from location Bridgerland Applied Technology College Logan UT 25.1122 100% 882
7,270 miles from location Uintah Basin Applied Technology College Roosevelt UT 27.2628 100% 798
7,360 miles from location Mountainland Applied Technology College Orem UT 37.6824 n/a 533
 

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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 + 2,470 $40,160 -16.0%
 

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