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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Wyoming


Each year, approximately 0.7% of Wyoming graduates receive certificates in nursing. That means an estimated 93 licensed practical nurses graduate from Wyoming's 3 LPN schools each year.

Top Schools

Western Wyoming Community College, which was ranked 71st nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Wyoming that has a LPN program. It is located in Rock Springs. In 2010, Western Wyoming Community College graduated 39 students from its LPN program. Students at Western Wyoming Community College paid $1,994 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Wyoming that has a LPN program is Northwest College. Northwest College, which was ranked 81st in the country in 2010, is located in Powell. In 2010, Northwest College graduated 1 students from its LPN program. Students at Northwest College paid $2,246 per year in tuition fees.

Sheridan College, which was ranked 81st nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Wyoming that has a LPN program. It is located in Sheridan. In 2010, Sheridan College graduated 44 students from its LPN programs. The tuition rate at Sheridan College was $2,322 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Wyoming's LPN schools ranges from $2,322 per year to $1,994 per year. But, the average tuition is $2,187 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Wyoming LPN schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Sheridan College - located in Sheridan, students are charged $2,322 per year
  2. Northwest College - located in Powell, students are charged $2,246 per year
  3. Western Wyoming Community College - located in Rock Springs, students are charged $1,994 per year

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

  1. Western Wyoming Community College - located in Rock Springs, students are charged $1,994 per year
  2. Northwest College - located in Powell, students are charged $2,246 per year
  3. Sheridan College - located in Sheridan, students are charged $2,322 per year

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

Most people who graduate from LPN school in Wyoming go on to work as a licensed practical nurse. If you decide to work as a licensed practical nurse in Wyoming, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 740 Wyoming licensed practical nurses as of 2010. The largest populations of Wyoming licensed practical nurses are working in the following counties:

  1. Laramie County - 180 licensed practical nurses
  2. Campbell County - 150 licensed practical nurses
  3. Lincoln County - 130 licensed practical nurses

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of licensed practical nurses in the state of Wyoming will grow to 920. This would require a 20% growth in the profession.

Salary

A licensed practical nurse in Wyoming makes an average of $39,810 per year. In 2010, however, some Wyoming licensed practical nurses earned as little as less than $27,490 per year or as much as more than $52,920 per year. The following counties in Wyoming have the highest average salaries for licensed practical nurses:

  1. Natrona County - $41,560 per year
  2. Laramie County - $40,500 per year
  3. Big Horn County - $39,800 per year

The following counties in Wyoming have the lowest average salaries for licensed practical nurses:

  1. Lincoln County - $38,530 per year
  2. Albany County - $38,730 per year
  3. Campbell County - $39,600 per year

More Information

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,211 miles from location Western Wyoming Community College Rock Springs WY 29.2898 n/a 4,079
7,051 miles from location Sheridan College Sheridan WY 17.4917 n/a 3,899
7,138 miles from location Northwest College Powell WY 19.1349 n/a 2,099
 

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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 + 740 $39,810 1.4%
 

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