Massachusetts contains 27 schools that offer LVN programs. Boston College, the highest-ranking LVN school in MA, has a total student population of 15,036 and is the 29th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 27 LVN schools in Massachusetts, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Blue Hills Regional Technical School comes out as the most expensive ($32,050/yr), with Roxbury Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,654/yr.
LVN students from Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts alone, there are 42,630 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $29,200. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this state earn $49,760/yr and there are 16,780 employed.
Also, within the LVN schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from LVN, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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