There are schools offering LVN programs in Missouri!
Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Missouri
The top-ranked school in Missouri with a LVN program is Hannibal Career and Technical Center, which is located in Hannibal. In 2010, it was ranked 47th nationwide. In 2010, Hannibal Career and Technical Center graduated 20 students from its LVN program.
Nichols Career Center, which is located in Jefferson City, is the second-ranked school in Missouri that has a LVN program. It received a ranking of 53rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Nichols Career Center graduated 24 students from its LVN program.
The third-ranked school in Missouri that has a LVN program is Four Rivers Career Center. Four Rivers Career Center, which was ranked 56th in the country in 2010, is located in Washington. In 2010, Four Rivers Career Center graduated 31 students from its LVN programs. Students at Four Rivers Career Center paid $12,193 per year in tuition fees.
Tuition at Missouri's LVN schools ranges from $26,200 per year to $1,920 per year. But, the average tuition is $2,143 per year. In 2010, the LVN schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Missouri were:
- St. Louis College of Health Careers - located in Fenton, students are charged $26,200 per year
- Four Rivers Career Center - located in Washington, students are charged $12,193 per year
- Sanford-Brown College - located in Saint Peters, students are charged $10,578 per year
The LVN schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Missouri were:
- St Charles Community College - located in Saint Peters, students are charged $1,920 per year
- Jefferson College - located in Hillsboro, students are charged $2,040 per year
- Moberly Area Community College - located in Moberly, students are charged $2,280 per year
A LVN certificate from a Missouri school... what next?
The highest percentage of LVN graduates in Missouri pursue careers as a licensed vocational nurse. If you decide to work as a licensed vocational nurse in Missouri, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 18,170 Missouri licensed vocational nurses as of 2010. The Missouri counties with the largest populations of licensed vocational nurses are:
- Bond County - 7,160 licensed vocational nurses
- Franklin County - 4,700 licensed vocational nurses
- Audrain County - 1,760 licensed vocational nurses
The government projects that by 2018, the number of licensed vocational nurses in the state of Missouri will grow to 20,400. This would require a 11% growth in the profession.
A licensed vocational nurse in Missouri makes an average of $35,870 per year. However, this number is only an average. licensed vocational nurses in Missouri had varying salaries from $24,120 to $44,310 per year in 2010. A licensed vocational nurse in the following Missouri counties makes the highest salaries on average:
- Bond County - $39,010 per year
- Franklin County - $38,700 per year
- Boone County - $35,090 per year
The Missouri counties with the lowest average salary for licensed vocational nurses are:
- Jasper County - $30,570 per year
- Butler County - $31,850 per year
- Adair County - $31,850 per year
Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Missouri statistics regarding a career in nursing and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as nurse assisting or RN.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Certificate in Nursing in Missouri
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses||18,170||$35,870||3.4%|
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