Illinois LPN Schools and Training Programs (LVN Schools)

Career Information for Licensed Practical And Licensed Vocational Nurses in Illinois

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Fast Facts for Lpns in Illinois

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Kankakee, Danville and Decatur
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Champaign, Chicago and Bloomington
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Chicago, Peoria and Rockford

Salaries for Lpns in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Chicago, Peoria and Champaign

Schools for Lpns in Illinois are listed below.

Selected Lpns Schools in Illinois

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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: Master of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner, MS in Nursing, Master of Science - DNP Path (Doctor of Nursing Practice) , more...
  • Degrees: Master, Certificate

A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.

  • Programs: Master of Science in Nursing - Nursing Administration
  • Degrees: Master

Work toward your degree online with University of Cincinnati Online.

  • Programs: Master of Science in Nursing - Adult-Gero Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse-Midwifery, Master of Science in Nursing - WomenÂ’s Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Degrees: Master

Earn your Master's degree online from Norwich University.

  • Programs: Master of Science in Nursing Online
  • Degrees: Master

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

  • Programs: Doctor of Education - Nursing Education, PhD - Addictions, PhD - Gerontology, more...
  • Degrees: Doctorate

For over 35 years, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals. 

  • Programs: Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Health Science
  • Degrees: Master, Doctorate

Founded in 1872, Maryville University is a four-year, private university located in west St. Louis County.

  • Programs: Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing to Doctor of Nursing Practice (BSN to DNP)-Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP), Online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing to Doctor of Nursing Practice (BSN to DNP)-Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP)
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Master

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  • Programs: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Nursing@Simmons, the innovative, online nursing degree program from Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences prepares Registered Nurses for the next stage of their careers.

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  • Programs: MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner
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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: Associate of Science in Medical Assisting Science
  • Degrees: Associate
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More Illinois Lpns Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Black Hawk College Moline Associate 6,311
Carl Sandburg College Galesburg Associate 2,693
City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College Chicago Associate 10,993
Elgin Community College Elgin Associate 9,613
Harper College Palatine Associate 15,156
Heartland Community College Normal Associate 4,827
Highland Community College Freeport Freeport Associate 2,049
Illinois Central College East Peoria Associate 11,804
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Olney Central College Olney Associate 1,610
Illinois Valley Community College Oglesby Associate 4,103
John A Logan College Carterville Associate 7,559
John Wood Community College Quincy Associate 2,417
Joliet Junior College Joliet Associate 13,149
Kankakee Community College Kankakee Associate 3,591
Kaskaskia College Centralia Associate 5,041
Kishwaukee College Malta Associate 4,466
Lake Land College Mattoon Associate 7,177
Lincoln Land Community College Springfield Associate 6,655
Morton College Cicero Associate 5,057
Parkland College Champaign Associate 9,407
Rend Lake College Ina Associate 4,821
Richland Community College Decatur Associate 3,274
Rock Valley College Rockford Associate 7,923
Saint Xavier University Chicago Masters 5,675
Sauk Valley Community College Dixon Associate 2,700
Shawnee Community College Ullin Associate 2,176
South Suburban College South Holland Associate 6,260
Southeastern Illinois College Harrisburg Associate 2,606
Spoon River College Canton Associate 2,139
Springfield College in Illinois Springfield Associate 608
Triton College River Grove Associate 15,658

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Lpns

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Illinois. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Lpns relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Bloomington 240 $45360 0.51
Carbondale 460 $38040 1.71
Marion 460 $38040 1.71
Champaign 350 $43400 0.71
Urbana 350 $43400 0.71
Danville 150 $46560 1.08
Decatur 360 $47010 1.45
Peoria 750 $45180 0.84
Rockford 580 $46760 0.78
Kankakee 350 $48460 1.64
Springfield 960 $39670 1.78
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