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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Ohio

Approximately 1.4% of graduates in of Ohio receive nursing certificates every year. In other words, every year an estimated 4,891 licensed practical nurses graduate from Ohio's 61 LPN schools.

Top Schools

Miami-Jacobs Career College-Dayton, which is located in Dayton, is the top-ranked school in Ohio that has a LPN program. It received a ranking of 57th in the country in 2010. 82 students graduated with a certificate in LPN from Miami-Jacobs Career College-Dayton in 2010. Miami-Jacobs Career College-Dayton charged in-state students $12,672 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Ohio with a LPN program is TCTC Adult Training Center, which is located in Warren. In 2010, it was ranked 57th nationwide. In 2010, TCTC Adult Training Center graduated 86 students from its LPN program.

The third-ranked school in Ohio with a LPN program is Canton City Schools Adult Community Education, which is located in Canton. In 2010, it was ranked 58th nationwide. In 2010, Canton City Schools Adult Community Education graduated 46 students from its LPN programs. Students at Canton City Schools Adult Community Education paid $0 per year in tuition fees.


Lpn schools in Ohio, charge students an average tuition of $3,786 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $18,808 per year, or as little as $2,537 per year. The Ohio LPN schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Rio Grande - located in Rio Grande, students are charged $18,808 per year
  2. Miami-Jacobs Career College-Springboro Branch - located in Springboro, students are charged $16,896 per year
  3. Hondros College - located in Westerville, students are charged $16,755 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Ohio LPN schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Cuyahoga Community College District - located in Cleveland, students are charged $2,537 per year
  2. Lorain County Community College - located in Elyria, students are charged $2,570 per year
  3. Eastern Gateway Community College - located in Steubenville, students are charged $2,790 per year

A LPN certificate from an Ohio school... what next?

A large number of Ohio LPN graduates become licensed practical nurses. In 2010, there were 40,980 licensed practical nurses working in Ohio. The Ohio counties with the largest populations of licensed practical nurses are:

  1. Cuyahoga County - 8,370 licensed practical nurses
  2. Dearborn County - 6,020 licensed practical nurses
  3. Delaware County - 5,870 licensed practical nurses

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of licensed practical nurses is expected to grow by 17% by 2018. There are projected to be 48,790 licensed practical nurses working in the Ohio then.


On average, licensed practical nurses earn $40,300 per year. But, salaries for licensed practical nurses can vary. In 2010, licensed practical nurses made as little as less than $24,610 per year or as much as more than $54,900 per year in Ohio. The counties in Ohio with the highest average salary for a licensed practical nurse are:

  1. Cuyahoga County - $42,990 per year
  2. Delaware County - $42,410 per year
  3. Dearborn County - $41,820 per year

The Ohio counties with the lowest average salary for licensed practical nurses are:

  1. Jefferson County - $35,250 per year
  2. Coshocton County - $35,350 per year
  3. Adams County - $35,670 per year

More Information

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

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  • Certificate in Nursing in Ohio

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 40,980 $40,300 10.3%

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