Maine LPN to RN/BSN Programs

A jewel of the east coast, Maine’s commitment to advancement in nursing is second to none. That’s why many LPNs in the state are choosing to go back to school to complete an LPN to RN program. Maine offers an ADN degree pathway specifically for LPNs. RNs enjoy more challenging tasks, increased independence, and higher salaries. Maine RNs earn, on average, $20,120 more annually than LPNs, via the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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

Below is the 2018 best comprehensive list of LPN to RN programs in Maine. 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
Kennebec Valley Community College
LPN to ADN
92 Western Avenue
Fairfield, ME
(207) 453-5000

Maine 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 Maine.

City/AreaAvg LPN SalaryAvg RN Salary% Diff
Portland, South Portland - ME$44,780$66,90049.4%
Bangor - ME$43,950$67,35053.2%
Lewiston, Auburn - ME$42,180$62,47048.1%

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