Arkansas contains 27 schools that offer LPN programs. Jefferson Regional Medical Center School of Nursing, the highest-ranking LPN school in AR, has a total student population of 70 and is the 876th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 27 LPN schools in Arkansas, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Baptist Health Schools-Little Rock comes out as the most expensive ($16,327/yr), with Rich Mountain Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,017/yr.
LPN students from Arkansas schools who go on to become licensed practical nurses, nurses, LPNs, licensed vocational 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 Arkansas alone, there are 17,390 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $20,220. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this state earn $33,750/yr and there are 11,590 employed.
Also, within the LPN schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from LPN, there are 2695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,969 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,307, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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