Being in the medical and health field can be one of the most rewarding careers a person can obtain. For those interested in dipping into the nursing field, a licensed practical nurse (LPN) degree can be perfect. An LPN’s role is typically to provide basic nursing care and comfort for the patients, as well as reporting the status of patients to registered nurses and doctors.
Most jobs require completing an accredited practical nursing program, which usually takes about one year to complete. Once completed, your must complete the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) to obtain a license and begin working as an LPN.
Tidewater Community College offers 1 Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training degree programs. It's a large, public, two-year college in a midsize city. In 2019, 3 Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training students graduated with students earning 3 Certificates.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|ECPI University Virginia Beach, VA||32 : 1||13,487|
|Southside Virginia Community College Alberta, VA||60 : 1||3,219|
|Rappahannock Community College Glenns, VA||100 : 1||2,909|
|Danville Community College Danville, VA||61 : 1||2,813|
|Mountain Empire Community College Big Stone Gap, VA||55 : 1||2,313|
|Henrico County-Saint Marys Hospital School of Practical Nursing Henrico, VA||96|
|J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Richmond, VA||75 : 1||8,711|
|Patrick Henry Community College Martinsville, VA||50 : 1||2,238|
|Eastern Shore Community College Melfa, VA||41 : 1||620|
|Riverside College of Health Careers Newport News, VA||13 : 1||305|
|Germanna Community College Locust Grove, VA||79 : 1||7,225|
|Lord Fairfax Community College Middletown, VA||95 : 1||6,716|
|Piedmont Virginia Community College Charlottesville, VA||71 : 1||5,312|
|Virginia Western Community College Roanoke, VA||82 : 1||6,303|
|Paul D Camp Community College Franklin, VA||66 : 1||1,257|
|New River Community College Dublin, VA||90 : 1||4,332|
|Centura College-Richmond Main Richmond, VA||11 : 1||112|
|Centra College of Nursing Lynchburg, VA||12 : 1||369|
|Fortis College-Norfolk Norfolk, VA||63 : 1||378|
|Eastern Virginia Career College Fredericksburg, VA||52 : 1||261|