Becoming an LPN in Chesapeake

Last Updated/Verified: Aug 18, 2021

The city of Chesapeake, a region of Virginia Beach-Norfolk-News Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), is one of the 100 largest cities in the country and home to about 1.6 million residents (http://www.hamptonroadschamber.com/page/chesapeake). Chesapeake is a melting pot of rural and urban centers, offering its residents a variety of recreational and cultural amenities. With Chesapeake topping the largest metro area in Virginia – thanks to its excellent schools, appealing climate, and strong municipal leadership – there is undoubtedly a demand for Licensed Practical Nurses.

Virginia alone is expected to see a significant increase in Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses in the coming years, per Career One Stop. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are approximately 4,500 LPNs employed in Virginia Beach MSA.

There are approximately 70 LPN programs in the state of Virginia with Chesapeake Center for Science and Tech being one of them. Neighboring schools include Virginia Beach School of Practical Nursing, Central School of Practical Nursing, Fortis College – Norfolk, and Centura College – Norfolk.

Chesapeake NCLEX-PN Pass Rates

 ChesapeakeVirginia
NCLEX-PN Students Total2791,390
NCLEX-PN Students Passed2361,113
NCLEX-PN Pass Rate84.5%80.1%

Top Ranked LPN Programs in Chesapeake

Listed below are the top LPN schools in Chesapeake based on our LPN program rankings for VA out of 55 other accredited programs offered in the state:

  • Virginia Beach Technical and Career Education Center - #1
  • Chesapeake Career Center - #7
  • ECPI University - Virginia Beach - #16

LPN Programs Near Me in Chesapeake

Chesapeake

Chesapeake Career Center

1617 Cedar Rd, Chesapeake, VA (757) 547-0134

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Newport News

Riverside College of Health Careers

316 Main Street, Newport News, VA (757) 240-2200

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ECPI University - Newport News

1001 Omni Boulevard, Newport News, VA (757) 838-9191

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Norfolk

Fortis College - Norfolk

6300 Center Dr #100, Norfolk, VA (757) 499-5447

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Centura College - Norfolk

7020 N. Military Highway, Norfolk, VA (757) 853-2121

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Suffolk

Camp Community College - Suffolk

271 Kenyon Road, Suffolk, VA (757) 925-6312

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Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach Technical and Career Education Center

2925 North Landing Road, Virginia Beach, VA (757) 648-5889

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ECPI University - Virginia Beach

5555 Greenwich Road, Virginia Beach, VA (757) 671-7171

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