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LVN Schools in Iowa

There are 16 schools in the state of Iowa offering LVN programs. 1,298 students graduated from programs at Iowa LVN schools in 2010.

Overview

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

16 LVN schools are located in this state. Out of these, 16 schools are public. Tuition at a public LVN school varies from $3,120 to $4,876.

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

LVN 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 LVN students who US schools graduate. In 2010, 1,298 students graduated with certificates in practical nursing.

LVN Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

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

LVN Program Availability in Iowa

Iowa schools offer a total of 16 LVN programs.

LVN 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 LVN Employment

Iowa vs National LVN Employment

  • Employed in Iowa: 1.019% (7440)

LVN 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. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the third biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering practical nursing.

2. Indian Hills Community College

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

Indian Hills Community College is located in Ottumwa, IA and this college offers one LVN program. This community college is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. This college is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering LVN programs.

3. North Iowa Area Community College

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

North Iowa Area Community College is in Mason City, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one LVN program. 3,744 students seek degrees in 55 programs at this college, overall. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in practical nursing.

4. Marshalltown Community College

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

Marshalltown Community College, which is very close to Marshalltown, Iowa, is in a rural area and it offers one program in practical nursing. This community college 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 in a rural area and it offers one LVN program. This medium-sized college is a public 2-year institution.

6. Southeastern Community College

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

Southeastern Community College, which is very close to West Burlington, Iowa, is located in a rural area and it offers one LVN program. Overall, 3,601 students seek 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 program in practical nursing and this college, which is 3.1 miles from the center of the city, is located in Sioux City, IA. It is a public 2-year institution.

8. Northwest Iowa Community College

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

Northwest Iowa Community College is located in Sheldon, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one program in practical nursing. This small college is a public 2-year institution. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering LVN programs.

9. The Eastern Iowa Community College District

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

The Eastern Iowa Community College District offers one LVN program and this college is located in the center of Davenport. This community college is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. This big college is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in practical nursing.

10. Hawkeye Community College

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

Hawkeye Community College is located in Waterloo, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one program in practical nursing. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in practical nursing.

11. Southwestern Community College

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

Southwestern Community College, which is very close to Creston, Iowa, is located in a rural area and it offers one program in practical nursing. It 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 center of the city, is located in Cedar Rapids, IA. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the ninth largest institution in the state of Iowa offering practical nursing in terms of programs.

13. Iowa Western Community College

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

Iowa Western Community College, which is 3.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Council Bluffs, IA and it offers one LVN program. This community college is a public 2-year institution. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering LVN programs.

14. Iowa Lakes Community College

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

Iowa Lakes Community College is in Estherville, IA and it offers one LVN program. It 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 it offers one program in practical nursing. This college is a public 2-year institution. This college is the largest institution in the state of Iowa offering practical nursing.

16. Iowa Central Community College

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

Iowa Central Community College is in Fort Dodge, IA and it offers one program in practical nursing. It is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. It is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering practical nursing.