LVN in Wyoming

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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Wyoming


Each year, roughly 0.7% of Wyoming students graduate with certificates in nursing. That means an estimated 93 licensed vocational nurses graduate from Wyoming's 3 LVN schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Wyoming that has a LVN program is Western Wyoming Community College. Western Wyoming Community College, which was ranked 71st in the country in 2010, is located in Rock Springs. In 2010, 39 students graduated from Western Wyoming Community College's LVN program. The tuition rate at Western Wyoming Community College was $1,994 per year.

Northwest College, which was ranked 81st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Wyoming that has a LVN program. It is located in Powell. 1 students graduated with certificate in LVN from Northwest College in 2010. Northwest College charged in-state students $2,246 in tuition fees per year.

Sheridan College, which is located in Sheridan, is the third-ranked school in Wyoming that has a LVN program. It received a ranking of 83rd in the country in 2010. 44 students graduated with certificate in LVN from Sheridan College in 2010. Tuition at Sheridan College was $2,322 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Wyoming's LVN schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $2,187 per year, though tuition can range from $2,322 per year to $1,994 per year. In 2010, the following Wyoming LVN schools had the highest tuition rates:

  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 LVN schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Wyoming 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 LVN certificate from a Wyoming school... what next?

The highest percentage of LVN graduates in Wyoming pursue careers as a licensed vocational nurse. If you decide to work as a licensed vocational nurse in Wyoming, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 740 Wyoming licensed vocational nurses as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Wyoming licensed vocational nurses:

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

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of licensed vocational nurses in Wyoming will grow by 20%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 920 licensed vocational nurses working in Wyoming.

Salary

A licensed vocational nurse in Wyoming makes an average of $39,810 per year. However, this number is only an average. licensed vocational nurses in Wyoming had varying salaries from $27,490 to $52,920 per year in 2010. The counties in Wyoming with the highest average salary for a licensed vocational nurse are:

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

The Wyoming counties with the lowest average salary for licensed vocational nurses are:

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

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Wyoming statistics regarding a career in nursing. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse assisting or RN.

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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