Iowa LPN Schools and Training Programs (LVN Schools)

Career Information for Licensed Practical And Licensed Vocational Nurses in Iowa

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Fast Facts for Lpns in Iowa

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Waterloo, Sioux City and Dubuque
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Des Moines, Iowa City and Cedar Rapids
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Davenport, Des Moines and Waterloo

Salaries for Lpns in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Iowa City, Cedar Rapids and Des Moines

Schools for Lpns in Iowa are listed below.

Selected Lpns Schools in Iowa

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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

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

Baker College is proud to be the largest independent college in Michigan with the most focused approach to education and training available. With one of the highest graduate employment rates in the country, our mission is to help our students find meaningful employment.

  • Programs: Nursing (Post-licensure) - Bachelor
  • 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.

You need to have a Bachelor’s degree and RN license to be qualified for this school.

  • Programs: MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Degrees: Master
Kaplan University - KHE
Cedar Rapids, Urbandale

At Kaplan University, we offer over 180 degree and certificate programs.

  • Programs: MS in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing : Nurse Informatics, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor, Certificate

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

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

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

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

Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Degrees: Bachelor
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More Iowa Lpns Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny Associate 18,320
Eastern Iowa Community College District Davenport Associate 7,329
Ellsworth Community College Iowa Falls Associate 916
Hawkeye Community College Waterloo Associate 5,725
Indian Hills Community College Ottumwa Associate 4,174
Iowa Central Community College Fort Dodge Associate 5,731
Iowa Lakes Community College Estherville Associate 3,013
Iowa Western Community College Council Bluffs Associate 5,300
Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids Associate 15,091
Marshalltown Community College Marshalltown Associate 1,701
North Iowa Area Community College Mason City Associate 3,272
Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar Calmar Associate 4,810
Northwest Iowa Community College Sheldon Associate 1,288
Southeastern Community College West Burlington West Burlington Associate 3,351
Southwestern Community College Creston Creston Associate 1,463
Western Iowa Tech Community College Sioux City Associate 5,191

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Lpns

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Iowa. 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


Ames 110 $40880 0.5
Iowa City 190 $44320 0.43
Cedar Rapids 420 $40410 0.58
Des Moines 990 $42570 0.56
West Des Moines 990 $42570 0.56
Dubuque 250 $42960 0.86
Waterloo 480 $37380 1.06
Cedar Falls 480 $37380 1.06
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