South Carolina contains 23 schools that offer LPN programs. Lander University, the highest-ranking LPN school in SC, has a total student population of 2,838 and is the 524th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 23 LPN schools in South Carolina, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Newberry College comes out as the most expensive ($16,984/yr), with Horry-Georgetown Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,043/yr.
LPN students from South Carolina 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 South Carolina alone, there are 20,150 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $21,090. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this state earn $37,450/yr and there are 9,960 employed.
Also, within the LPN schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from LPN, there are 2873 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,037 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,801, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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