Russellville, AR has one LPN school within its city limits. Arkansas Tech University has a total student population of 8,814. It is the 2155th highest ranked school in the USA and the 22nd highest in the state of Arkansas (#1 is Harding University).
LPN students from Russellville 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 Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 1,340 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average salary of $20,050. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this area earn $32,480/yr and there are 840 employed.
Russellville lies in Pope county, which is one of the 57 counties in Arkansas. Overall, the Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area has 77,520 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $14.76/hr average worker wage, and a $30,710 average annual salary. Thus, about 10.894 out of every 1000 jobs in Russellville are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses, and 17.230/1000 are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Arkansas Tech University ends up costing a student $7,149/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Russellville|
|Hot Springs||AR||-||2||23.3818||62||53.8 miles|
|Little Rock||AR||192,247||12||20.3043||243||58.9 miles|
|North Little Rock||AR||59,309||4||19.2203||72||59.9 miles|
|Mountain Home||AR||-||2||22.9326||37||84.3 miles|