Colorado contains fifteen schools that offer licensed practical nurse programs. Concorde Career Colleges, the highest-ranking licensed practical nurse school in CO, has a total student population of 810 and is the 1103rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 15 licensed practical nurse schools in Colorado, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Concorde Career Colleges comes out as the most expensive ($21,880/yr), with Lamar Community College as the lowest recorded at only $8,781/yr.
Licensed Practical Nurse students from Colorado schools who go on to become licensed practical nurses, nurses, practical nurses, pediatric nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 728,670 people working as licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $40,900. Also, Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants make on average $24,980 per year and there are about 1,438,010 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Colorado alone, there are 18,590 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $27,350. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this state earn $42,100/yr and there are 6,970 employed.
Also, within the licensed practical nurse schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from licensed practical nurse, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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