Dallas, TX (population: 1,304,930) has three LVN schools within its city limits. Dallas Nursing Institute, the highest ranked school in the city with a LVN program, has a total student population of 134. It is the 979th highest ranked school in the USA and the 44th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
LVN students from Dallas 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 Dallas-Plano-Irving Metropolitan area alone, there are 17,820 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average salary of $22,850. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this area earn $46,980/yr and there are 10,390 employed.
Dallas lies in Dallas county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Dallas-Plano-Irving Metropolitan area has 2,047,600 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $22.17/hr average worker wage, and a $46,110 average annual salary. Thus, about 5.074 out of every 1000 jobs in Dallas are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses, and 8.705/1000 are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants.
Of the 3 LVN schools in Dallas, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Dallas Nursing Institute comes out as the most expensive ($31,512/yr) for LVN students, with El Centro College as the lowest, reported at only $5,469/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Dallas|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||16.1 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||24.9 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||26.6 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||32.4 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||33.3 miles|