Idaho LPN to RN/BSN Programs

Idaho LPNs with ambitions of moving up in the nursing world can enroll in one of the state’s LPN to RN programs. Graduates of these bridge programs go on to work in a wide variety of settings as RNs, enjoying more autonomy, increased responsibility, upward mobility, and more money. RNs in Idaho earn roughly $21,790 more annually than LPNs in the state, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, making it easy to see why it’s a popular choice.

List of 2018 LPN to RN or LPN to BSN Programs in ID

Below is the 2018 best comprehensive list of LPN to RN programs in Idaho. Some of these programs may be listed as "RN", however that may mean ADN or BSN degree, please visit the school's website for program details.

ProgramWebsite
LPN to RN/BSN Online
Online Program - Achieve offers a fast-track program that combines the effectiveness of real classroom learning with the speed of credit-by- examination.
NOTE: MUST BE A LPN/LVN TO APPLY
Idaho State University
LPN to RN
921 South 8th Avenue
Pocatello, ID
(208) 282-2864
Lewis-Clark State College
LPN to BSN
500 8th Avenue
Lewiston, ID
(208) 792-5272
North Idaho College
LPN to RN
1000 W Garden Ave
Coeur d'Alene, ID
(208) 769-3300

Idaho LPN vs RN Salary Comparison By Area

The table below compares the annual salary of a licensed practical nurse (LPN) to a registered nurse (RN), along with the percent increase that can be expected. The data was organized by the BLS for LPNs and RNs in Idaho.

City/AreaAvg LPN SalaryAvg RN Salary% Diff
Boise City - ID$40,220$62,39055.1%
Coeur d'Alene - ID$43,090$66,25053.7%
Pocatello - ID$39,900$62,30056.1%
Lewiston - ID$39,590$62,48057.8%

Table data taken from BLS https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes291141.htm & https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes292061.htm