Indiana LPN to RN/BSN Programs

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.

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

Below is the 2018 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.

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
Ancilla College
LPN to RN
9601 Union Rd
Plymouth, IN
(574) 936-8898
Ball State University
LPN to BSN
2000 W. University Ave.
Muncie, IN
(800) 382-8540
Bethel College
LPN to ADN
1001 Bethel Cir
Mishawaka, IN
(574) 807-7000
Indiana State University
LPN to BSN
200 N 7th St
Terre Haute, IN
(812) 237-6311
Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne
LPN to RN
2101 E. Coliseum Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
(260) 481-4739
Vincennes University
LPN to RN
1002 N 1st St
Vincennes, IN
(800) 742-9198

Indiana 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 obtained from the BLS for LPNs and RNs in Indiana.

City/AreaAvg LPN SalaryAvg RN Salary% Diff
Indianapolis, Carmel, Anderson - IN$41,540$62,05049.4%
Gary - IN$41,380$64,25055.3%
Fort Wayne - IN$41,110$54,48032.5%
Evansville - IN$42,120$54,81030.1%
South Bend, Mishawaka - IN$41,090$58,70042.9%
Terre Haute - IN$39,870$57,44044.1%
Elkhart, Goshen - IN$40,390$54,89035.9%
Lafayette, West Lafayette - IN$42,510$57,79035.9%
Bloomington - IN$38,470$57,06048.3%
Muncie - IN$41,010$57,24039.6%
Michigan City, La Porte - IN$38,410$64,47067.8%
Columbus - IN$38,430$55,52044.5%

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