There are schools offering LPN programs in Kansas!
Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Kansas
Washburn Institute of Technology, which is located in Topeka, is the top-ranked school in Kansas that has a LPN program. It received a ranking of 59th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Washburn Institute of Technology graduated 51 students from its LPN program.
The second-ranked school in Kansas with a LPN program is North Central Kansas Technical College, which is located in Beloit. In 2010, it was ranked 71st nationwide. In 2010, North Central Kansas Technical College graduated 58 students from its LPN program. Students at North Central Kansas Technical College paid $4,312 per year in tuition fees.
The third-ranked school in Kansas with a LPN program is Colby Community College, which is located in Colby. In 2010, it was ranked 74th nationwide. 33 students graduated with certificate in LPN from Colby Community College in 2010. Students at Colby Community College paid $2,958 per year in tuition fees.
Tuition at Kansas' LPN schools ranges from $12,565 per year to $1,920 per year. But, the average tuition is $3,702 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Kansas LPN schools were charged at the following schools:
- National American University-Overland Park - located in Shawnee Mission, students are charged $12,565 per year
- Brown Mackie College-Kansas City - located in Shawnee Mission, students are charged $9,643 per year
- Brown Mackie College-Salina - located in Salina, students are charged $9,395 per year
The following Kansas LPN schools had the lowest tuition rates:
- Coffeyville Community College - located in Coffeyville, students are charged $1,920 per year
- Kansas City Kansas Community College - located in Kansas City, students are charged $1,980 per year
- Seward County Community College and Area Technical School - located in Liberal, students are charged $2,080 per year
A LPN certificate from a Kansas school... what next?
A large number of Kansas LPN graduates become licensed practical nurses. Kansas had 7,270 licensed practical nurses in 2010. The largest populations of Kansas licensed practical nurses are working in the following counties:
- Allen County - 2,550 licensed practical nurses
- Butler County - 1,320 licensed practical nurses
- Jackson County - 1,010 licensed practical nurses
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 8,590 licensed practical nurses will be working in Kansas state. This would require the number of licensed practical nurses to grow by 19%.
On average, a licensed practical nurse earns a salary of $36,820 per year in Kansas state. In 2010, however, some Kansas licensed practical nurses earned as little as less than $25,260 per year or as much as more than $47,240 per year. The following counties in Kansas have the highest average salaries for licensed practical nurses:
- Butler County - $38,840 per year
- Jackson County - $37,840 per year
- Douglas County - $36,910 per year
The following counties in Kansas have the lowest average salaries for licensed practical nurses:
- Allen County - $33,700 per year
- Geary County - $35,820 per year
- Douglas County - $36,910 per year
For more data regarding a career in nursing in Kansas and to compare salaries with various related fields such as LPN or RN to MSN, take a look at the graphs and charts below.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Nursing in Kansas
- Certificate in Nursing in Kansas
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses||7,270||$36,820||2.8%|
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