Rhode Island LPN to RN/BSN Programs

Last Updated/Verified: Jan 15, 2024

The state of Rhode Island may be small, but its commitment to advanced nursing is actually quite large. Many LPNs in the state are opting to enroll in an LPN to RN program in order to become registered nurses. RNs enjoy advantages such as the ability to work independently and make critical decisions, increased job prospects, and higher paychecks. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Rhode Island RNs earn an average of $19,790 more per year than LPNs in the state do.

Are you interested in finding out more information on the LPN to RN transition? Learn more about taking and passing the NCLEX-RN examination and check out the Rhode Island Board of Nursing for information on licensing and available organizations for nurses in the state.

List of 2024 LPN to RN or LPN to BSN Programs in RI

Below is the 2024 best comprehensive list of LPN to RN programs in Rhode Island. 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.
Community College of Rhode Island - Flanagan Campus
1762 Louisquisset Pike
Lincoln, RI
(401) 333-7268
Community College of Rhode Island - Knight Campus
400 East Avenue
Warwick, RI
(401) 825-2162
Community College of Rhode Island - Liston Campus
One Hilton St.
Providence, RI
(401) 455-6046

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Rhode Island LPN vs RN Salary Comparison By Area

Salary Comparison Tool

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 Rhode Island.

On average an RN in Rhode Island earns $56,570, which is 18% more than the national average for registered nurses ($48,109).

City/AreaAvg LPN SalaryAvg RN Salary% Diff
Providence, Warwick - RI$56,570$78,30038.4%

Table data taken from 2018 BLS https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes291141.htm & https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes292061.htm