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.
If you are looking for additional information on the LPN to RN educational transition, learn about the NCLEX-RN examination and visit the West Virginia Board of Nursing for information on education, licensing, available organizations, and associations for registered nurses.
List of 2021 LPN to RN or LPN to BSN Programs in WV
Below is the 2021 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.
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
Bluefield State College
LPN to RN
219 Rock St.
BridgeValley Community and Technical College
LPN to RN
326 Third Ave
Davis & Elkins College
LPN to ADN
100 Campus Drive
Fairmont State University
LPN to ADN
1201 Locust Avenue
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West Virginia 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 obtained from the BLS for LPNs and RNs in West Virginia.
On average an RN in West Virginia earns $37,735, which is 22% less than the national average for registered nurses ($48,109).
|City/Area||Avg LPN Salary||Avg RN Salary||% Diff|
|Huntington, Ashland - WV||$39,140||$63,000||61.0%|
|Charleston - WV||$38,220||$61,570||61.1%|
|Morgantown - WV||$38,800||$65,070||67.7%|
|Wheeling - WV||$36,400||$56,530||55.3%|
|Beckley - WV||$35,310||$60,140||70.3%|
|Weirton, Steubenville - WV||$39,360||$61,620||56.6%|
|Parkersburg, Vienna - WV||$34,260||$53,220||55.3%|
Table data taken from 2018 BLS https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes291141.htm & https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes292061.htm