Mississippi contains nineteen schools that offer LPN programs. Pearl River Community College, the highest-ranking LPN school in MS, has a total student population of 5,519 and is the 1741st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 19 LPN schools in Mississippi, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, William Carey University comes out as the most expensive ($12,802/yr), with Pearl River Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,515/yr.
LPN students from Mississippi 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 Mississippi alone, there are 16,920 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $19,630. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this state earn $34,490/yr and there are 10,140 employed.
Also, within the LPN schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from LPN, there are 2225 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,759 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,828, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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