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LVN in Ohio

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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Ohio

Approximately 1.4% of graduates in of Ohio receive nursing certificates every year. Thus, Ohio's 61 LVN schools put out approximately 4,891 licensed vocational nurses each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Ohio that has a LVN program is Miami-Jacobs Career College-Dayton. Miami-Jacobs Career College-Dayton, which was ranked 57th in the country in 2010, is located in Dayton. 82 students graduated with a certificate in LVN from Miami-Jacobs Career College-Dayton in 2010. Tuition at Miami-Jacobs Career College-Dayton was $12,672 per year.

The second-ranked school in Ohio that has a LVN program is TCTC Adult Training Center. TCTC Adult Training Center, which was ranked 57th in the country in 2010, is located in Warren. In 2010, 86 students graduated from TCTC Adult Training Center LVN program.

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


If you choose to attend a Ohio LVN school, average tuition will be $3,786 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,537 per year to $18,808 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Ohio LVN schools were charged at the following schools:

  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 following Ohio LVN schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  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 LVN certificate from an Ohio school... what next?

A large number of Ohio LVN graduates become licensed vocational nurses. Ohio had 40,980 licensed vocational nurses in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Ohio licensed vocational nurses:

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

Projected Growth

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


A licensed vocational nurse in Ohio earns $40,300 per year on average. But, salaries for licensed vocational nurses can vary. In 2010, licensed vocational nurses made as little as less than $24,610 per year or as much as more than $54,900 per year in Ohio. A licensed vocational nurse in the following Ohio counties makes the highest salaries on average:

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

The following counties in Ohio have the lowest average salaries for licensed vocational nurses:

  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 nurse assisting or RN.

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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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