Becoming an LVN in Irving
Irving, which is part of the Dallas-Plano-Irving metropolitan division in Texas, 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 more than 11,150 practicing LVNs in the Dallas-Plano-Irving area combined. The average annual salary of Irving’s LVNs is higher than the median income for LVNs in Texas. The number of Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses is expected to increase in the coming years.
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.
Irving metro medical centers include Children's Medical Center of Dallas, Baylor University Medical Center, and UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Irving NCLEX-PN Pass Rates
|NCLEX-PN Students Total||293||4,281|
|NCLEX-PN Students Passed||253||3,802|
|NCLEX-PN Pass Rate||86.4%||88.8%|
Top Ranked LVN Programs in Irving
Listed below are the top LVN schools in Irving based on our LVN program rankings for TX out of 77 other accredited programs offered in the state:
- The Chicago School of Professional Psychology - #14
- Tarrant County College - #20
LVN Programs Near Me in Irving
Concorde Career College
600 E Lamar Blvd #200, Arlington, TX (817) 261-1594
El Centro College
801 Main St, Dallas, TX (214) 860-2000
Tarrant County College
1500 Houston St, Fort Worth, TX (817) 515-8223
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
2101 Waterview Pkwy, Richardson, TX (469) 941-8380