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States with LPN to BSN schools

How will your LPN to BSN education stack up?

Take a few moments to compare how the LPN to BSN education in your home state compares with that of other states in the nation. The US has 1,815 brick and mortar LPN to BSN schools.

Top Schools

The top schools in the nation in 2010 that had LPN to BSN programs were:

  1. Yale University - located in New Haven, Connecticut
  2. Columbia University in the City of New York - located in New York, New York
  3. University of Pennsylvania - located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Student Demographics

In 2010 in the US, 165,136 students graduated with degrees in nursing. Of these students, 6,706 received certifications in nursing, 148,850 received an undergraduate degree in nursing, and 9,580 received a graduate-level degree in nursing.


Students can pursue education in nursing at the following levels:

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
  • Master's Degree in Nursing
  • Doctoral Degree in Nursing
  • Certificate in Nursing

During the course of their LPN to BSN education, students can hope to gain the following skills and/or knowledge:

  • Medical Terminology
  • Pharmacology
  • Medicine Administration
  • Hygiene
  • Wound Care


The average tuition at LPN to BSN schools around the nation was $20,618 per year in 2010. The LPN to BSN schools that charged students the highest tuition rates were:

  1. Columbia University in the City of New York - located in New York, New York, students paid $41,316
  2. Johns Hopkins University - located in Baltimore, Maryland, students paid $39,150
  3. Boston College - located in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, students paid $39,130

The lowest tuition was charged by the following LPN to BSN schools:

  1. University of Central Florida - located in Orlando, Florida, students paid $4,526
  2. University of South Florida-Main Campus - located in Tampa, Florida, students paid $4,577
  3. Appalachian State University - located in Boone, North Carolina, students paid $4,491

Projected Growth

Over the next few years, the government projects the growth for nurses to be the fastest in these states:

  1. Wyoming - 0%
  2. Kentucky - 0%
  3. Texas - 0%


In the US, a nurse earns on average $NaN per year. However, factors such as your employer, location, or shift differentials can cause the salary for a nurse to vary greatly. On average, a nurse earns the most in the following states:

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So what kind of job can you get after studying

Below you'll find various popular careers! Compare professions and see which one you find interesting!

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
Registered Nurses 2,655,020 $67,720 12.1%