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Currently we have a total of 1613 lpn certificate and diploma programs provided by community colleges, private colleges and hospitals

Database last updated on January 2012

Here you can find state approved nursing schools which are currently providing LPN programs. These programs get reviewed by state board of nursing from time to time and if they are found missing something from the set of regulation laid out by state BON, they may get warning and given some time to correct what’s missing. If they cannot meet the requirements, their approval will be withdrawn. What you will find here is a list of community colleges, private colleges and other healthcare institutions which are currently approved by their respective state BON to provide LPN program as of January 2012. We try to update this list from time to time but please double check with your state nursing board to make sure school’s approval status. You can use our list as a quick reference while doing your initial research.

Most searched states:

New Jersey, Ohio, Tennessee, Florida, California, Maryland, Texas, Pennsylvania, Illinois

Here is a chart that shows national pass rates and the number of candidates who took the NCLEX PN exam (both first timers and repeat) for the past 10 years.

The numbers are rounded to nearest decimal points for clear visual presentation

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Data source: NCSBN

Last Modified: 18 Apr 2012