Dover, DE has two LVN schools within its city limits. Wesley College, the highest ranked school in the city with a LVN program, has a total student population of 2,426. It is the 687th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Delaware (#1 is Delaware State University).
LVN students from Dover schools who go on to become licensed vocational nurses, nurses, LVNs, 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 Dover area alone, there are 870 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average salary of $27,080. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this area earn $45,690/yr and there are 360 employed.
Dover lies in Kent county, which is one of the 3 counties in Delaware. Overall, the Dover area has 59,300 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $39,120 average annual salary. Thus, about 6 out of every 1000 jobs in Dover are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses, and 15/1000 are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants.
Of the 2 LVN schools in Dover, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wesley College comes out as the most expensive ($19,805/yr) for LVN students, with Delaware Technical and Community College-Terry as the lowest, reported at only $5,008/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Dover|
|New Castle||DE||-||1||19.251||66||34.9 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||37.8 miles|
|Mays Landing||NJ||-||1||11.4678||27||47.2 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||49.9 miles|
|West Atlantic City||NJ||-||1||28.4243||9||57.5 miles|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||58.4 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||61.6 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||63.4 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||69.6 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||70.4 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||71.6 miles|