Maine LPN to RN/BSN Programs

Last Updated/Verified: Jul 16, 2023

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.

Seeking to find additional information on the LPN to RN educational pathway? Learn more about taking and passing the NCLEX-RN test and check out the Maine Board of Nursing for information on approved programs and associations for professional nurses in the state.

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

Below is the 2023 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.

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.
Kennebec Valley Community College
92 Western Avenue
Fairfield, ME
(207) 453-5000

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Maine 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 retrieved from the BLS for LPNs and RNs in Maine.

On average an RN in Maine earns $47,033, which is 2% less than the national average for registered nurses ($48,109).

City/AreaAvg LPN SalaryAvg RN Salary% Diff
Portland, South Portland - ME$48,120$71,08047.7%
Bangor - ME$43,140$73,74070.9%
Lewiston, Auburn - ME$46,330$61,54032.8%

Table data taken from 2018 BLS &