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LPN Schools in Iowa

There are 16 schools in the state of Iowa offering LPN programs. 1,298 students graduated with degrees from Iowa LPN schools in 2010.

Overview

1,422 students graduate from programs in Iowa in practical nursing, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from LPN programs. 1,298 students graduated with LPN certificates in 2010.

16 LPN schools are located in this state. And of these, 16 schools are public. Public LPN school tuition varies from $3,120 to $4,876.

Average tuition for LPN programs is $3,844. While the highest tuition for LPN programs, which is $4,876 every year, is at Iowa Lakes Community College, the lowest tuition in Iowa is at Indian Hills Community College.

LPN Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

1,422 students graduate from programs in Iowa in practical nursing, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from LPN programs. 1,298 students graduated with LPN certificates in 2010.

LPN Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1703
  • Certificate 2007: 1658
  • Certificate 2008: 1547
  • Certificate 2009: 1168
  • Certificate 2010: 1298

LPN Program Availability in Iowa

Schools in Iowa offer a total of 16 programs in practical nursing.

LPN Program Availability in Iowa

  • Certificate: 16

Career Trends

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28030
  • 25th Percentile: 32140
  • Median: 36140
  • 75th Percentile: 40600
  • 90th Percentile: 45580

Career Trends

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses — Employment Trend

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses — Employment Trend

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32850
  • Median Salary 2007: 34250
  • Median Salary 2008: 35370
  • Median Salary 2009: 36100
  • Median Salary 2010: 36140
  • Total Employed 2006: 6890
  • Total Employed 2007: 7170
  • Total Employed 2008: 7290
  • Total Employed 2009: 7480
  • Total Employed 2010: 7440

Iowa vs National LPN Employment

Iowa vs National LPN Employment

  • Employed in Iowa: 1.019% (7440)

LPN Schools in Iowa

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1. Ellsworth Community College

1100 College Ave
Iowa Falls, IA 50126
(800) 322-9235

Ellsworth Community College is in Iowa Falls, IA and this college offers one program in practical nursing. This community college is a public 2-year institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in practical nursing.

2. Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 683-5111

Indian Hills Community College is in town of Ottumwa, Iowa and it offers one program in practical nursing. Overall, 5,520 students seek degrees in 56 Indian Hills Community College programs. This college is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering practical nursing in terms of programs.

3. North Iowa Area Community College

500 College Dr
Mason City, IA 50401
(641) 423-1264

North Iowa Area Community College is located in Mason City, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one program in practical nursing. It is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa.

4. Marshalltown Community College

3700 S Center St
Marshalltown, IA 50158
(641) 752-7106

Marshalltown Community College offers one program in practical nursing and this college, which is very close to Marshalltown, Iowa, is in a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution.

5. Northeast Iowa Community College - Calmar

1625 Hwy 150
Calmar, IA 52132-0400
(563) 562-3263

Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar, which is very close to Calmar, Iowa, is located in a rural setting and this college offers one LPN program. Overall, 5,136 students pursue degrees in 57 Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar programs. It is the ninth largest institution in the state of Iowa offering practical nursing.

6. Southeastern Community College

1500 West Agency Road
West Burlington, IA 52655-0180
(319) 752-2731

Southeastern Community College offers one LPN program and this college, which is very close to West Burlington, Iowa, is in a rural area. Overall, 3,601 students pursue degrees in 35 Southeastern Community College programs.

7. Western Iowa Tech Community College

4647 Stone Ave
Sioux City, IA 51102-5199
(712) 274-6400

Western Iowa Tech Community College offers one LPN program and this college, which is 3.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Sioux City, IA. This college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this college ranks sixth in the state of Iowa.

8. Northwest Iowa Community College

603 W Park St
Sheldon, IA 51201
(712) 324-5061

Northwest Iowa Community College, which is very close to Sheldon, Iowa, is located in a rural setting and it offers one program in practical nursing. It is a public 2-year institution.

9. The Eastern Iowa Community College District

306 W River Dr
Davenport, IA 52801-1221
(563) 336-3300

The Eastern Iowa Community College District is in the center of Davenport and this college offers one program in practical nursing. Overall, 9,365 students pursue degrees in 73 Eastern Iowa Community College District programs. In terms of programs, this community college is the second largest institution in the state of Iowa offering practical nursing.

10. Hawkeye Community College

1501 E Orange Rd
Waterloo, IA 50701
(319) 296-2320

Hawkeye Community College, which is just a few miles from Waterloo, is in a rural area and it offers one LPN program. This community college is a public 2-year institution. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering practical nursing in terms of programs.

11. Southwestern Community College

1501 W. Townline Street
Creston, IA 50801
(641) 782-7081x413

Southwestern Community College is located in Creston, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one LPN program. This college is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa.

12. Kirkwood Community College

6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-2068
(319) 398-5411

Kirkwood Community College offers one program in practical nursing and this college, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Cedar Rapids, IA. It is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. In terms of programs, this community college is the ninth largest institution in the state of Iowa offering practical nursing.

13. Iowa Western Community College

2700 College Rd
Council Bluffs, IA 51503-1057
(712) 325-3200

Iowa Western Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Council Bluffs, IA and this college offers one LPN program. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering LPN programs.

14. Iowa Lakes Community College

19 S 7th St
Estherville, IA 51334-2295
(712) 362-2601

Iowa Lakes Community College offers one program in practical nursing and this college is located in town of Estherville, Iowa. This college is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa.

15. Des Moines Area Community College

2006 Ankeny Blvd
Ankeny, IA 50023-3993
(515) 964-6241

Des Moines Area Community College is located in the suburbs of Ankeny, Iowa and this college offers one LPN program. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the largest institution in the state of Iowa offering practical nursing in terms of programs.

16. Iowa Central Community College

One Triton Circle
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
(515) 576-7201

Iowa Central Community College offers one LPN program and this college is located in Fort Dodge, IA. This medium-sized college is a public 2-year institution. It is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering practical nursing in terms of programs.