Indiana LPN to RN/BSN Programs

Last Updated/Verified: Jun 22, 2023

Indiana LPNs are turning to higher education in order to advance their careers and improve patient outcomes. By enrolling in one of the state’s many LPN to RN programs, these nurses are leading the charge in promoting top-quality healthcare. RNs have more career mobility, are able to tackle more challenging nursing issues, and earn a higher salary. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that RNs in the state earn roughly $18,510 more annually than Indiana LPNs do.

Are you looking for additional information on the LPN to RN transition? Learn more about taking and passing the NCLEX-RN examination. Also, check out the Indiana State Board of Nursing for information on licensing and education for registered nurses in the state.

List of 2023 LPN to RN or LPN to BSN Programs in IN

Below is the 2023 best comprehensive list of LPN to RN programs in Indiana. 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.

LPN to RN/BSN Online
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Ancilla College
9601 Union Rd
Plymouth, IN
(574) 936-8898
Bethel College
1001 Bethel Cir
Mishawaka, IN
(574) 807-7000
Indiana State University
200 N 7th St
Terre Haute, IN
(812) 237-6311
Vincennes University
1002 N 1st St
Vincennes, IN
(800) 742-9198

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Indiana LPN vs RN Salary Comparison By Area

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This tool will allow you to easily search and compare the average salaries of nurses for many cities and locations across the U.S. You can search by city and state. Salary data is provided through the BLS.

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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 obtained from the BLS for LPNs and RNs in Indiana.

On average an RN in Indiana earns $45,214, which is 6% less than the national average for registered nurses ($48,109).

City/AreaAvg LPN SalaryAvg RN Salary% Diff
Indianapolis, Carmel, Anderson - IN$46,430$69,29049.2%
Fort Wayne - IN$44,170$57,69030.6%
Evansville - IN$44,210$60,92037.8%
South Bend, Mishawaka - IN$45,710$62,45036.6%
Lafayette, West Lafayette - IN$47,520$65,37037.6%
Elkhart, Goshen - IN$40,020$59,81049.5%
Terre Haute - IN$42,240$64,46052.6%
Bloomington - IN$43,000$60,47040.6%
Muncie - IN$44,600$63,39042.1%
Kokomo - IN$45,970$62,50036.0%
Michigan City, La Porte - IN$45,910$66,71045.3%
Columbus - IN$44,400$59,54034.1%

Table data taken from 2018 BLS &