Becoming an LPN in Minneapolis

Last Updated/Verified: Mar 22, 2024

Minneapolis is the largest city in the state of Minnesota. The city has a population of over 420,000. Along with St. Paul, it makes up the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area. The Minneapolis area is home to about: 30 hospitals, 115 nursing homes, and more than 50 home health agencies. Seven Minneapolis area hospitals are nationally ranked in one or more specialties. These highly ranked hospitals include Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Medical Center. Grand Avenue Rest Home and Elliot Care Home are among the area’s nursing homes. Home health agencies that operate in the city of Minneapolis include Catholic Eldercare and Amazing Grace Home Care.

Minneapolis area healthcare providers employ thousands of licensed practical nurses. These LPNs are the second-highest paid LPNs working in the state of Minnesota.

A couple LPN programs currently operate in the Minneapolis area. One program is located at Minneapolis Community and Technical College, which is in Minneapolis. The other programs is at St. Paul College, which is located in St. Paul.

Minneapolis NCLEX-PN Pass Rates

NCLEX-PN Students Total221833
NCLEX-PN Students Passed146671
NCLEX-PN Pass Rate65.9%80.5%

LPN Programs Near Me in Minneapolis


Anoka Technical College

1355 U.S. 10, Anoka, MN (763) 576-4700

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Brooklyn Park

Hennepin Technical College

9000 Brooklyn Blvd, Brooklyn Park, MN (952) 995-1300

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Rasmussen College - Brooklyn Park/Maple Grove

8301 93rd Avenue North, Brooklyn Park, MN (763) 493-4500

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Rasmussen College - Eagan

3500 Federal Drive, Eagen, MN (651) 687-9000

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Dakota County Technical College

1300 145th St E, Rosemount, MN (651) 423-8000

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St Paul

Saint Paul College

235 Marshall Ave, St Paul, MN (651) 846-1600

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