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LVN Schools in South Dakota

There are four South Dakota schools offering LVN programs. 194 students graduated from programs at South Dakota LVN schools in 2010.

Overview

On average, 160 students graduate from programs in South Dakota in practical nursing per year. 194 students graduated with certificates in practical nursing in 2010.

Four LVN schools are located in South Dakota. And of these, while three schools are public, one school is private. Tuition at a public LVN school varies from $3,606 to $5,236.

Average tuition for programs in practical nursing is $4,439. The highest tuition for programs in practical nursing, which is $5,236 every year, is at the Lake Area Technical Institute, while the lowest tuition in this state is at the Southeast Technical Institute.

LVN Program Completions in South Dakota 2006 - 2010

On average, 160 students graduate from programs in South Dakota in practical nursing per year. 194 students graduated with certificates in practical nursing in 2010.

LVN Program Completions in South Dakota 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 123
  • Certificate 2007: 149
  • Certificate 2008: 127
  • Certificate 2009: 158
  • Certificate 2010: 194

LVN Program Availability in South Dakota

South Dakota schools offer a total of four programs in practical nursing.

LVN Program Availability in South Dakota

  • Certificate: 4

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: 26430
  • 25th Percentile: 29590
  • Median: 33890
  • 75th Percentile: 38050
  • 90th Percentile: 42250

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: 29890
  • Median Salary 2007: 30840
  • Median Salary 2008: 32210
  • Median Salary 2009: 33130
  • Median Salary 2010: 33890
  • Total Employed 2006: 2010
  • Total Employed 2007: 1980
  • Total Employed 2008: 1950
  • Total Employed 2009: 1960
  • Total Employed 2010: 1910

South Dakota vs National LVN Employment

South Dakota vs National LVN Employment

  • Employed in South Dakota: 0.262% (1910)

LVN Schools in South Dakota

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1. The Lake Area Technical Institute

230 11th St NE
Watertown, SD 57201-0730
(605) 882-5284

The Lake Area Technical Institute is located in Watertown, SD and this school offers one program in practical nursing. This public school is one of 4 technical colleges in South Dakota. In terms of programs, it is the largest institution in the state of South Dakota offering practical nursing.

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2. Sinte Gleska University

E. Highway 18- 101 Antelope Lake Circle
Mission, SD 57555-0105
(605) 856-8100

Sinte Gleska University is in Mission, South Dakota, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this university offers one LVN program. Sinte Gleska is one of 3 tribal colleges in South Dakota. This research university is the fifth oldest institution in the state of South Dakota offering programs in practical nursing.

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3. The Western Dakota Technical Institute

800 Mickelson Dr
Rapid City, SD 57703-4018
(605) 394-4034

The Western Dakota Technical Institute is in Rapid City, South Dakota, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in practical nursing. It is one of 4 technical colleges in South Dakota. This technical college is the fourth oldest institution in the state of South Dakota offering programs in practical nursing.

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4. The Southeast Technical Institute

2320 N Career Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57107-1301
(605) 367-7624

The Southeast Technical Institute offers one LVN program and it is located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution. It ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of South Dakota.

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5. Mount Marty College

1105 W. 8th Street
Yankton, SD 57078-3724
(800) 658-4552

Founded in 1936, Mount Marty College is a 4-year institution. Mount Marty is located in town of Yankton, South Dakota. MMC is the 14th largest institution in the state of South Dakota. It offers subjects such as science and forensic nursing. This very small school offers nine certificates, eight associates level degrees, 41 bachelors level degrees, and three degrees at the masters level to students. In 2010, 1,249 students pursued degrees from the 50 programs at MMC. This liberal arts college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This school is one of 3 liberal arts colleges in South Dakota.