Becoming an LPN in Boise

Last Updated/Verified: Aug 17, 2021

Boise is both the capital of Idaho and the state’s largest city. It has a population of around 215,000, and is part of the Boise City-Nampa metropolitan area, which has a population of nearly 620,000. The Boise area is home to 11 hospitals, 22 nursing homes, and 48 home health agencies. Among Boise hospitals are St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center and St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center, both of which are rated “high-performing” in three or more specialties. Boise area nursing homes include the highly rated Idaho State Veterans Home and Marquis Care at Shaw and Mt. Touchmark Home Health are among the home health agencies operating in Boise.

Boise area healthcare providers and facilities employ nearly 1,500 licensed practical nurses. LPNs who work in the Boise area are among the highest-paid LPNs working in the state of Idaho.

The city of Boise is home to two LPN programs. Those programs are located at Boise State University College of Applied Technology and Carrington College.

Boise NCLEX-PN Pass Rates

NCLEX-PN Students Total33152
NCLEX-PN Students Passed32144
NCLEX-PN Pass Rate97.0%94.7%

Top Ranked LPN Programs in Boise

Listed below are the top LPN schools in Boise based on our LPN program rankings for ID out of 6 other accredited programs offered in the state:

  • Carrington College - Boise - #1

LPN Programs Near Me in Boise


Carrington College - Boise

1122 North Liberty St, Boise, ID (208) 779-3100

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