Idaho contains seven schools that offer LPN programs. Boise State University, the highest-ranking LPN school in ID, has a total student population of 18,933 and is the 448th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 LPN schools in Idaho, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Boise comes out as the most expensive ($22,237/yr), with College of Southern Idaho as the lowest recorded at only $5,559/yr.
LPN students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 7,140 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $22,920. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this state earn $37,860/yr and there are 2,920 employed.
Also, within the LPN schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from LPN, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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