There are schools offering LVN programs in Kansas!
Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Kansas
Washburn Institute of Technology, which was ranked 59th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Kansas that has a LVN program. It is located in Topeka. 51 students graduated with a certificate in LVN from Washburn Institute of Technology in 2010.
The second-ranked school in Kansas that has a LVN program is North Central Kansas Technical College. North Central Kansas Technical College, which was ranked 71st in the country in 2010, is located in Beloit. In 2010, North Central Kansas Technical College graduated 58 students from its LVN program. The tuition rate at North Central Kansas Technical College was $4,312 per year.
The third-ranked school in Kansas that has a LVN program is Colby Community College. Colby Community College, which was ranked 74th in the country in 2010, is located in Colby. In 2010, 33 students graduated from Colby Community College LVN program. The tuition rate at Colby Community College was $2,958 per year.
Lvn schools in Kansas, charge students an average tuition of $3,702 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $12,565 per year, or as little as $1,920 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Kansas LVN 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 lowest tuition rates at Kansas LVN schools were charged at the following schools:
- 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 LVN certificate from a Kansas school... what next?
Most people who graduate from LVN school in Kansas go on to work as a licensed vocational nurse. If you decide to work as a licensed vocational nurse in Kansas, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 7,270 Kansas licensed vocational nurses as of 2010. In Kansas, the largest numbers of licensed vocational nurses work in the following counties:
- Allen County - 2,550 licensed vocational nurses
- Butler County - 1,320 licensed vocational nurses
- Jackson County - 1,010 licensed vocational nurses
The government projects that by 2018, the number of licensed vocational nurses in the state of Kansas will grow to 8,590. This would require a 19% growth in the profession.
A licensed vocational nurse in Kansas earns $36,820 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. licensed vocational nurses in Kansas had varying salaries from $25,260 to $47,240 per year in 2010. A licensed vocational nurse in the following Kansas counties makes the highest salaries on average:
- 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 vocational nurses:
- Allen County - $33,700 per year
- Geary County - $35,820 per year
- Douglas County - $36,910 per year
The charts and graphs below have additional Kansas 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.
- Associate's Degree in Nursing in Kansas
- Certificate in Nursing in Kansas
Curious what studying LVN gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Kansas
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses||7,270||$36,820||2.8%|
Got your degree? Time to find a job!
Below are LVN related jobs in Kansas