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LVN in Connecticut

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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Connecticut

Approximately 0.6% of graduates in of Connecticut receive nursing certificates every year. In other words, every year an estimated 537 licensed vocational nurses graduate from Connecticut's 12 LVN schools.

Top Schools

Stone Academy-East Hartford, which was ranked 65th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Connecticut that has a LVN program. It is located in East Hartford. In 2010, 96 students graduated from Stone Academy-East Hartford's LVN program.

Porter and Chester Institute, which was ranked 71st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Connecticut that has a LVN program. It is located in Stratford. In 2010, 38 students graduated from Porter and Chester Institute LVN program. Porter and Chester Institute charged in-state students $23,291 in tuition fees per year.

Stone Academy, which is located in Hamden, is the third-ranked school in Connecticut that has a LVN program. It received a ranking of 79th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Stone Academy graduated 103 students from its LVN programs. Tuition at Stone Academy was $0 per year.


If you choose to attend a Connecticut LVN school, average tuition will be $2,588 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $23,291 per year to $23,291 per year. In 2010, the following Connecticut LVN schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Porter and Chester Institute - located in Stratford, students are charged $23,291 per year

The following Connecticut LVN schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Porter and Chester Institute - located in Stratford, students are charged $23,291 per year

A LVN certificate from a Connecticut school... what next?

Most people who graduate from LVN school in Connecticut go on to work as a licensed vocational nurse. Connecticut had 8,650 licensed vocational nurses in 2010. The largest populations of Connecticut licensed vocational nurses are working in the following counties:

  1. Hartford County - 2,890 licensed vocational nurses
  2. Fairfield County - 2,190 licensed vocational nurses
  3. Middlesex County - 1,770 licensed vocational nurses

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of licensed vocational nurses is expected to grow by 6% by 2018. There are projected to be 9,530 licensed vocational nurses working in the Connecticut then.


A licensed vocational nurse in Connecticut makes an average of $53,280 per year. However, Connecticut licensed vocational nurses earned anywhere in the range from as less than $37,360 per year to more than $69,650 per year in 2010. The following counties in Connecticut have the highest average salaries for licensed vocational nurses:

  1. Fairfield County - $54,285 per year
  2. Middlesex County - $53,210 per year
  3. Hartford County - $52,760 per year

A licensed vocational nurse in the following counties in Connecticut make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Litchfield County - $51,665 per year
  2. Windham County - $51,680 per year
  3. New London County - $52,610 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Connecticut statistics regarding a career in nursing and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as nurse assisting or RN.

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  • Certificate in Nursing in Connecticut

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 8,650 $53,280 4.0%

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