Kennewick, WA (population: 65,634) has one LPN to BSN school within a 2000-mile radius of its city center. South University-Montgomery has a total student population of 661. It is the 4177th highest ranked school in the USA and the 36th highest in the state of Alabama (#1 is Auburn University Main Campus).
LPN to BSN students from Kennewick schools who go on to become nurses, LPNs, RNs, nurse educators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,583,770 people working as registered nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $66,530. Also, Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make on average $40,900 per year and there are about 728,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Kennewick-Pasco-Richland area alone, there are 260 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $40,460. Registered nurses in this area earn $64,230/yr and there are 1,440 employed.
Kennewick lies in Benton county, which is one of the 24 counties in Washington. Overall, the Kennewick-Pasco-Richland area has 94,300 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $22.09/hr average worker wage, and a $45,950 average annual salary. Thus, about 15.260 out of every 1000 jobs in Kennewick are held by registered nurses, and 2.793/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, South University-Montgomery ends up costing a student $20,186/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Kennewick|
|College Place||WA||-||1||26.6245||62||38.9 miles|
|Walla Walla||WA||-||2||48.096||122||40.7 miles|