West Virginia LPN to RN/BSN Programs

West Virginia nurses are answering the call for a more highly educated healthcare workforce by enrolling in LPN to RN bridge programs. These programs prepare LPNs to enter into the rewarding and more advanced role of registered nurse. RNs enjoy more autonomy, can enter into a variety of specializations, and earn a substantially higher salary. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, RNs in West Virginia earn an average of $23,330 more per year than LPNs in the state do.

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

Below is the 2018 best comprehensive list of LPN to RN programs in West Virginia. 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
Alderson Broaddus University
LPN to BSN
101 College Hill Drive
Philippi, WV
(304) 457-1700
Bluefield State College
LPN to RN
219 Rock St.
Bluefield, WV
(304) 327-4000
BridgeValley Community and Technical College
LPN to RN
326 Third Ave
Montgomery, WV
(304) 734-6600
Davis & Elkins College
LPN to ADN
100 Campus Drive
Elkins, WV
(304) 637-1900
Fairmont State University
LPN to ADN
1201 Locust Avenue
Fairmont, WV
(304) 367-4000

West Virginia 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 West Virginia.

City/AreaAvg LPN SalaryAvg RN Salary% Diff
Huntington, Ashland - WV$35,050$56,26060.5%
Charleston - WV$35,860$56,57057.8%
Morgantown - WV$34,670$63,30082.6%
Wheeling - WV$35,670$55,61055.9%
Weirton, Steubenville - WV$37,810$63,58068.2%
Beckley - WV$33,500$58,90075.8%
Parkersburg, Vienna - WV$38,080$56,61048.7%

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