Philadelphia LPN
Philadelphia LPN Schools, LPN Programs and LPN Salary Data

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Philadelphia LPN Stats:
Comfort Score Rank: #38 of 100
Benefit of RN Rank: #86 of 100
Avg. LPN Salary: $48,290
LPNs employed: 15,730

Top Cities in Pennsylvania for LPNs: Pittsburgh, Scranton, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Allentown, Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s LPNs make up 27% of nurses in the city. The Philadelphia LPN comfort score is 43 and ranks in the middle of the top 100 US cities. The RN comfort score in Philadelphia is much higher at 78.

These scores indicate that it is a great benefit for a Philadelphia LPN to take the necessary steps to obtain an RN degree. It is estimated as the 86th best place to do this in the nation.

Checklist to become a Philadelphia LPN:

  1. Earn your LPN Degree, 1 year of courses and hands-on practice.
  2. Apply for licensure with the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. Have your school send your transcript to them as well
  3. Obtain a CPR card and pass the NCLEX-PN exam

 

LPNs in Philadelphia
Philadelphia LPNs earn an average of $48,290 per year. The employment growth for the profession is estimated at 0.55% and will include hospital, home health, private practice and nursing home positions. Please contact the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing with any questions concerning the city of Philadelphia and the nursing profession.

In Philadelphia, these schools offer nursing classes and nursing degrees.

Community College of Philadelphia
1700 Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130-3991
www.ccp.edu

Drexel University
245 North 15th Street, Mail Stop 501
Philadelphia, PA 19102-1192
www.drexel.edu

Frankford Hospital School of Nursing
4918 Penn Street
Philadelphia, PA 19124

Holy Family University
Frankford & Grant Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19114-2094
www.hfc.edu/nursing

La Salle University
1900 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141-1199
www.lasalle.edu

Methodist Hospital School of Nursing
2301 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19148
www.tju.edu

Northeastern Hospital
2301 East Allegheny Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19134-4499
www.nehson.templehealth.org

Roxborough Memorial Hospital
5800 Ridge Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19128
www.roxborough.org/school.htm

Temple University Hospital-Episcopal Campus
100 East Lehigh Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19125-1098
episcopal.templehealth.org/

University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
51 N. 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
www.uphs.upenn.edu

A career as an LPN in this city can provide opportunities and security.



Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education. Eligible students can receive college credit for prior military experience and coursework—up to 75 percent of the credit needed for a Kaplan University undergraduate degree.*

Programs:

  • MS in Nursing
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • MS - DNP Path (Doctor of Nursing Practice)
The ITT Technical Institutes offer programs in some of today's hottest technical areas. With over 100 locations nationwide and several online programs available, the ITT Techs are one of the leading providers of technology education. Each ITT Tech offers convenient class schedules and Career Services are offered to help you find a job.

Programs:

  • BS - Nursing

Capella provides a flexible online learning environment designed for working adults who want to advance in their profession. Capella is an accredited, online university with degrees in the fields of business, health care, higher education, human resources, information technology, mental health, K-12 education, public safety, public administration, social work, and public service leadership. More than 36,000 students in all 50 states and 61 countries are enrolled in Capella’s competency-based, professionally aligned degree programs.

Programs:

  • MSN - Nursing, General (CCNE-accredited)
  • MSN - RN-to-MSN Nursing, General (CCNE-accredited)
  • MSN -Diabetes Nursing (CCNE-accredited)
  • And more...

For over 35 years, Keiser University has provided student-centered, quality career education. Keiser University Online offers degree programs online to prepare students for in-demand professions.

Programs:

  • Medical Assisting, AS (Online)
Earn your Master's degree online from a prestigious and innovative university. Norwich University offers programs in Justice Administration, Civil Engineering, Military History, Business Administration, Diplomacy, and more.

Programs:

  • Master of Science in Nursing
ICM School of Business & Medical Careers provides career-based degrees to students wishing to work in the fields of Business & Computers, Medical Services, Fashion, or Tourism.

Programs:

  • Diploma: Medical Assistant
Locations: Philadelphia

Star Career Academy - the career school of choice.Students will be prepared for entry-level employment in allied medical assisting and other health fields, hotel/restaurant management, cosmetology, or a choice from our professional culinary and baking & pastry programs. What makes us unique, and unlike other trade schools, is the dedication of our staff to provide performance-based occupational training. Students gain the knowledge and confidence they need so that they may quickly gain employment and achieve the success they desire.

Programs:

  • Medical Assistant
Locations: Norristown
Take your career to a whole new level with a degree from Everest Institute. Programs available in Accounting, Paralegal, Business Administration and more.

Programs:

  • Medical Assistant (Diploma)

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati (UC) has been categorized at the highest level of higher education: the Carnegie Commission (which evaluates the achievements of faculty, current research, leading edge curriculum, and accreditation) has recognized UC as a Doctoral/Research University — Extensive. Each year, this urban, public, research university graduates 5,000 students, adding to more than 200,000 living alumni around the world.

Programs:

  • Master of Science in Nursing - Nursing Administration
  • Master of Science in Nursing - Adult-Gero Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Master of Science in Nursing - Adult-Gero Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • And more...

Pioneering distance education since 1985, Liberty University is now the nation’s seventh largest university. With more than 300 online and residential areas of study, Liberty offers programs from the certificate to doctoral level.

Programs:

  • Undergraduate Certificate in Health Sciences