Becoming an LPN in Norfolk

Last Updated/Verified: May 19, 2021

Norfolk is the center of Virginia’s Hampton Roads metropolitan area, which has a population of over 1.7 million people. The Norfolk, VA area is home to 23 hospitals, including Sentara Norfolk General Hospital and the Naval Medical Center. It is also home to 48 nursing homes and 50 home health agencies. Among the area nursing homes are the Beth Sholom Home Village and Bayside Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Together, these 121 health care facilities employ 4,270 licensed practical nurses. Norfolk area LPN’s earn on average an hourly wage of $17.61 and an average annual salary of $36,620. This is higher than the average hourly pay for Blacksburg LPN’s, which is $16.76, and the annual salary for Blacksburg LPN’s, which is $34,860. However, it is lower than the average hourly and annual salaries of LPN’s working in Roanoke, which are $18.39 and $38,240.

There are three LPN programs currently operating in Norfolk. They are located at Fortis College, Centura College, and the Central School of Practical Nursing.

Norfolk NCLEX-PN Pass Rates

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

Top Ranked LPN Programs in Norfolk

Listed below are the top LPN schools in Norfolk 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 Norfolk

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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