Best Schools for Online LPN Degrees

Nation’s Top College Licensed Practical Nursing Degrees Highlighted in Ranking List

Reno, Nev. (PR WEB) April 3, Leading higher education information and resource provider has announced its list of the Best Schools with Online License Practical Nursing (LPN) Degrees in the U.S. for 2017. The ranking cites the top 12 colleges and universities for online LPN students based on an in-depth cost and quality comparison. Highest scores were awarded to Arkansas State University, Hannibal-LaGrange University, University of Arkansas at Monticello, University of Arkansas For Smith and Arkansas Tech University.

“Students who want to find an in-demand career with mobility opportunities often consider getting a degree in nursing,” said Dan Schuessler, CEO and founder of “The schools on our list not only provide quality and flexibility in their online LPN programs, but are also among the most affordable in the nation.”

To qualify for a spot on’s rankings, schools to meet several minimum requirements. Each college cited is institutionally accredited and holds public or private not-for-profit standing. To maintain affordability standards, requires schools to offer in-state tuition rates below $20,000 per year. Each qualifying school is scored based on a comparison of more than a dozen qualitative and quantitative statistics, including financial aid offerings and graduation rates by school and the NCLEX-PN pass rate.

For complete details on the data and methodology used to score each school and a full list of ranking colleges, visit:

Top 12 Online Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Programs in the Nation:

  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus
  • Arkansas Tech University
  • Florida Gateway College
  • Hannibal-LaGrange University
  • Indian River State College
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • Pensacola State College
  • SUNY College of Technology at Canton
  • Trocaire College
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello
  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
  • Utah State University began in 2011 to provide quality data and information about pursuing an affordable higher education. Our free community resource materials and tools span topics such as financial aid and college savings, opportunities for veterans and people with disabilities, and online learning resources. We feature higher education institutions that have developed online learning environments that include highly trained faculty, new technology and resources, and online support services to help students achieve educational and career success. We have been featured by nearly 1,100 postsecondary institutions and nearly 120 government organizations.

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