Greenville, NC (population: 85,963) has one LPN school within its city limits. East Carolina University has a total student population of 27,654. It is the 214th highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
LPN students from Greenville 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 Greenville area alone, there are 850 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average salary of $*. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this area earn $37,610/yr and there are 400 employed.
Greenville lies in Pitt county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Greenville area has 73,060 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.0% unemployment rate, $17.57/hr average worker wage, and a $36,550 average annual salary. Thus, about 5.519 out of every 1000 jobs in Greenville are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses, and 11.687/1000 are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, East Carolina University ends up costing a student $7,646/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Greenville|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||35.1 miles|
|New Bern||NC||-||1||11.0361||45||38.7 miles|
|Morehead City||NC||-||1||9.34196||42||70.8 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||96.5 miles|