North Dakota LPN to RN/BSN Programs

The urgent need for skilled nurses is leading many North Dakota LPNs to consider going back to school to earn a registered nursing degree. The state has a multitude of LPN to RN bridge programs to help LPNs earn an ADN or BSN degree. RNs enjoy more autonomy, increased upward mobility, and substantially higher salaries. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that North Dakota RNs earn an average of $17,640 more annually than LPNs in the state do.

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

Below is the 2018 best comprehensive list of LPN to RN programs in North Dakota. 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
Bismarck State College
LPN to ADN
500 E Front Ave
Bismarck, ND
(701) 224-2468
Dakota College at Bottineau
LPN to ADN
105 Simrall Blvd
Bottineau, ND
(701) 228-5433
Lake Region State College
LPN to ADN
1801 College Drive N
Devil's Lake, ND
(701) 662-1600
North Dakota State College of Science
LPN to ADN
800 6th St N
Wahpeton, ND
(800) 342-4325
North Dakota State University
LPN to BSN
1919 University Drive North
Fargo, ND
(701) 231-7395
University of Mary
LPN to BSN
7500 University Drive
Bismarck, ND
(701) 355-8030
University of North Dakota
LPN to BSN
430 Oxford St Stop 9025
Grand Forks, ND
(701) 777-4174
Williston State College
LPN to ADN
1410 University Ave
Williston, ND
(701) 774-4290

North Dakota 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 retrieved from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for LPNs and RNs in North Dakota.

City/AreaAvg LPN SalaryAvg RN Salary% Diff
Fargo - ND$39,310$59,08050.3%
Bismarck - ND$43,410$57,31032.0%

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