Tulsa, OK (population: 387,683) has three LVN schools within its city limits. Tulsa Technology Center-Lemley Campus, the highest ranked school in the city with a LVN program, has a total student population of 1,393. It is the 1349th highest ranked school in the USA and the 21st highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
LVN students from Tulsa 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 Tulsa area alone, there are 4,570 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average salary of $21,160. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this area earn $32,890/yr and there are 3,180 employed.
Tulsa lies in Osage county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Tulsa area has 423,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $18.09/hr average worker wage, and a $37,620 average annual salary. Thus, about 7.517 out of every 1000 jobs in Tulsa are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses, and 10.793/1000 are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants.
Of the 3 LVN schools in Tulsa, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Platt College comes out as the most expensive ($28,980/yr) for LVN students, with Tulsa Technology Center-Lemley Campus as the lowest, reported at only $13,182/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tulsa|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||76.2 miles|
|Siloam Springs||AR||-||1||66.9948||62||77.1 miles|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||89.5 miles|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||93.6 miles|