New Haven, CT (population: 123,302) has one LPN school within its city limits. Southern Connecticut State University has a total student population of 11,815. It is the 2617th highest ranked school in the USA and the 36th highest in the state of Connecticut (#1 is Wesleyan University).
LPN students from New Haven 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 New Haven area alone, there are 4,770 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average salary of $29,770. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this area earn $49,920/yr and there are 1,740 employed.
New Haven lies in New Haven county, which is one of the 8 counties in Connecticut. Overall, the New Haven area has 272,570 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $24/hr average worker wage, and a $49,380 average annual salary. Thus, about 6 out of every 1000 jobs in New Haven are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses, and 17/1000 are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southern Connecticut State University ends up costing a student $10,305/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from New Haven|
|North Haven||CT||-||1||35.1029||2||6.4 miles|
|Old Lyme||CT||-||1||63.6175||6||30.6 miles|
|East Hartford||CT||51,288||4||22.8181||50||34.8 miles|
|East Windsor||CT||-||1||6.26683||12||46.0 miles|
|White Plains||NY||57,617||2||21.3371||15||48.1 miles|