Kentucky contains 29 schools that offer LPN programs. Midway College, the highest-ranking LPN school in KY, has a total student population of 1,392 and is the 327th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 29 LPN schools in Kentucky, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Louisville Campus comes out as the most expensive ($24,363/yr), with Maysville Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,255/yr.
LPN students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky alone, there are 23,820 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $22,170. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this state earn $36,150/yr and there are 10,220 employed.
Also, within the LPN schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from LPN, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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