Becoming an LVN in Irving

Bloomberg Businessweek rated Irving, Texas as one of “America’s Best Cities” in 2011. Irving, which is part of the Dallas-Plano-Irving metropolitan division, is a city of the arts, home to more than 200,000 residents as well as numerous Fortune 500 companies, and offers hundreds of eateries ranging from casual dining to global cuisine. Its proximity to Dallas presents Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN) a plethora of career opportunities.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Licensed Vocational Nurses in Texas, there are 11,160 practicing LVN's in the Dallas-Plano-Irving area combined. The average annual salary of Irving’s LVN's is $45,070, which is higher than the 2012 median income of $42,500 for LVNs in Texas. Careerinfonet.org predicts that the number of Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses will increase 27% by 2020, projecting 3,810 job openings a year..

To become an LVN in Texas, students must attend a program approved by the Texas Board of Nursing, earn a “C” or higher in all nursing courses and upon completion of the program, applicants must either pass the State Board Test Pool Examination (SBTPE) or the NCLEX.

U.S. News & World Report awarded Gold to three Irving metro medical centers in their 2013-14 Best Hospitals Rankings: Children's Medical Center of Dallas, Baylor University Medical Center, and UT Southwestern Medical Center.

LVN Programs Near Irving, Texas

401 Palace Pkwy #100, Grand Prairie, TX (972) 375-0006

11.4 Miles Away

NCLEX-PN Pass Rates
  • 2014 Pass Rate: 80.7%
  • 2013 Pass Rate: 88.9%
  • 2012 Pass Rate: 100.0%
  • 2011 Pass Rate: 83.3%

Get More Information About: Fortis College - Grand Prairie

801 Main St, Dallas, TX (214) 860-2000

12.3 Miles Away

NCLEX-PN Pass Rates
  • 2014 Pass Rate: 100.0%
  • 2013 Pass Rate: 90.0%
  • 2012 Pass Rate: 88.0%
  • 2011 Pass Rate: 92.3%

Get More Information About: El Centro College

12170 Abrams Rd #200, Dallas, TX (214) 351-0223

12.3 Miles Away

NCLEX-PN Pass Rates
  • 2014 Pass Rate: 78.2%
  • 2013 Pass Rate: 88.5%
  • 2012 Pass Rate: 74.7%
  • 2011 Pass Rate: 79.5%

Get More Information About: Dallas Nursing Institute

600 E Lamar Blvd #200, Arlington, TX (817) 261-1594

14.4 Miles Away

NCLEX-PN Pass Rates
  • 2014 Pass Rate: 77.2%
  • 2013 Pass Rate: 83.6%
  • 2012 Pass Rate: 76.4%
  • 2011 Pass Rate: 87.2%

Get More Information About: Concorde Career Institute

1900 John Arden Drive, Waxahachie, TX (972) 937-7612

31.7 Miles Away

NCLEX-PN Pass Rates
  • 2014 Pass Rate: 94.6%
  • 2013 Pass Rate: 92.9%
  • 2012 Pass Rate: 92.7%
  • 2011 Pass Rate: 85.7%

Ranked #9 in Texas

800 Ed Hall Dr, Kaufman, TX (972) 932-4309

42.7 Miles Away

NCLEX-PN Pass Rates
  • 2014 Pass Rate: 100.0%
  • 2013 Pass Rate: 100.0%
  • 2012 Pass Rate: 95.8%
  • 2011 Pass Rate: 91.7%

Ranked #18 in Texas

225 College Park Drive, Weatherford, TX (817) 594-5471

47.6 Miles Away

NCLEX-PN Pass Rates
  • 2014 Pass Rate: 95.2%
  • 2013 Pass Rate: 100.0%
  • 2012 Pass Rate: 94.6%
  • 2011 Pass Rate: 94.6%

Get More Information About: Weatherford College

1525 West California Street, Gainesville, TX (940) 668-7731

55.0 Miles Away

NCLEX-PN Pass Rates
  • 2014 Pass Rate: 89.2%
  • 2013 Pass Rate: 94.4%
  • 2012 Pass Rate: 93.2%
  • 2011 Pass Rate: 93.7%

Get More Information About: North Central Texas College


Ranked #15 in Texas

112 Lamar Dr, Hillsboro, TX (254) 659-7500

59.4 Miles Away

NCLEX-PN Pass Rates
  • 2014 Pass Rate: 97.2%
  • 2013 Pass Rate: 97.9%
  • 2012 Pass Rate: 94.6%
  • 2011 Pass Rate: 97.1%

Get More Information About: Hill College


Ranked #29 in Texas

3200 W. 7th Ave, Corsicana, TX (903) 874-6501

60.7 Miles Away

NCLEX-PN Pass Rates
  • 2014 Pass Rate: 88.9%
  • 2013 Pass Rate: 100.0%
  • 2012 Pass Rate: 96.7%
  • 2011 Pass Rate: 100.0%

Get More Information About: Navarro College - Corsicana

6101 Grayson Dr, Denison, TX (903) 465-6030

66.3 Miles Away

NCLEX-PN Pass Rates
  • 2014 Pass Rate: 88.2%
  • 2013 Pass Rate: 98.1%
  • 2012 Pass Rate: 98.7%
  • 2011 Pass Rate: 96.7%

Get More Information About: Grayson College


Ranked #2 in Texas

901 N. MLK Jr. Hwy, Mexia, TX (254) 562-3848

86.2 Miles Away

NCLEX-PN Pass Rates
  • 2014 Pass Rate: 100.0%
  • 2013 Pass Rate: 100.0%
  • 2012 Pass Rate: 100.0%
  • 2011 Pass Rate: 100.0%

Ranked #25 in Texas

1400 College Drive, Waco, TX (254) 299-8000

90.1 Miles Away

NCLEX-PN Pass Rates
  • 2014 Pass Rate: 93.8%
  • 2013 Pass Rate: 100.0%
  • 2012 Pass Rate: 96.7%
  • 2011 Pass Rate: 86.1%

Get More Information About: McLennan Community College


Ranked #13 in Texas

2400 Clarksville St, Paris, TX (903) 785-7661

99.3 Miles Away

NCLEX-PN Pass Rates
  • 2014 Pass Rate: 100.0%
  • 2013 Pass Rate: 98.3%
  • 2012 Pass Rate: 93.4%
  • 2011 Pass Rate: 90.8%

Get More Information About: Paris Junior College

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