Texas LVN to RN/BSN Programs

With healthcare a top priority in the state, many Texas LVNs are advancing their nursing careers by entering one of the state’s many LVN to RN bridge programs. These programs provide LVNs the necessary education and training to become registered nurses. RNs enjoy more independence, can enter into a wide variety of nursing specialties, and earn higher paychecks. Texas RNs earn an average of $24,280 more annually than LVNs in the state do, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

List of 2018 LVN to RN or LVN to BSN Programs in TX

Below is the 2018 best comprehensive list of LVN to RN programs in Texas. 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
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NOTE: MUST BE A LPN/LVN TO APPLY
Alvin Community College
LVN TO ADN
3110 Mustang Rd
Alvin, TX
(281) 756-3500
Amarillo College
LVN to RN
2201 S Washington St
Amarillo, TX
(806) 371-5000
Angelina College
LVN to ADN
3500 South First Street
Lufkin, TX
(936) 639-1301
Baptist Health System School of Health Professions
LVN to RN
8400 Datapoint Dr
San Antonio, TX
(210) 297-9636
Blinn College
LVN to ADN
902 College Ave
Brenham, TX
(979) 830-4000
Brazosport College
LVN to ADN
500 College Drive
Lake Jackson, TX
(979) 230-3000
Central Texas College
LVN to ADN
6200 W Central Texas Expy
Killeen, TX
(254) 526-7161
Chamberlain College of Nursing - Houston
LPN to BSN
11025 Equity Dr
Houston, TX
(713) 277-9800
Chamberlain College of Nursing - Irving
LPN to BSN
4800 Regent Blvd
Irving, TX
(469) 706-6705
Chamberlain College of Nursing - Pearland
LPN to BSN
12000 Shadow Creek Pkwy
Pearland, TX
(832) 664-7000
Cisco College
LVN to RN
101 College Heights
Cisco, TX
(254) 442-5000
Clarendon College - Childress
LVN to RN
1902 Avenue G NW # 2
Childress, TX
(940) 937-2001
Coastal Bend College - Alice
LVN to RN
704 Coyote Trail
Alice, TX
(866) 891-2981
Coastal Bend College - Beesville
LVN to RN
3800 Charco Road
Beeville, TX
(866) 722-2838
Coastal Bend College - Kingsville
LVN to RN
1814 Brahma Blvd.
Kingsville, TX
(866) 262-1615
Coastal Bend College - Pleasanton
LVN to RN
1411 Bensdale
Pleasanton, TX
(866) 361-4222
College of the Mainland
LVN to RN
1200 Amburn Rd.
Texas City, TX
(409) 938-1211
Collin College
LVN to RN
2200 W University Dr
McKinney, TX
(972) 548-6790
Dallas Nursing Institute
LVN to RN
12170 N. Abrams Rd., Suite 125
Dallas, TX
(469) 941-8300
Del Mar College
LVN to RN
101 Baldwin Blvd
Corpus Christi, TX
(361) 698-2860
El Centro College
LVN to RN
801 Main St.
Dallas, TX
(214) 860-2000
El Paso Community College - Rio Grande Campus
LVN to RN
100 W Rio Grande Ave
El Paso, TX
(915) 831-3722
Galen College of Nursing - San Antonio
LVN to ADN
7411 John Smith Dr #1400
San Antonio, TX
(210) 733-3056
Galveston College
LVN to ADN
4015 Avenue Q
Galveston, TX
(409) 944-4242
Grayson College
LVN to RN
6101 Grayson Dr
Denison, TX
(903) 465-6030
Hill College - Cleburne
LVN to ADN
2112 mayfield Pkwy
Cleburne, TX
(817) 760-5500
Hill College - Hillsboro
LVN to ADN
112 Lamar Dr,
Hillsboro, TX
(254) 582-2555
Houston Community College
LVN to RN
3100 Main St.
Houston, TX
(713) 718-2000
Howard College - Big Spring
LVN to RN
1001 Birdwell Ln
Big Spring, TX
(432) 264-5000
Howard College - San Angelo
LVN to RN
3501 US-67
San Angelo, TX
(325) 481-8362
Kilgore College
LVN to RN
1100 Broadway
Kilgore, TX
(903) 983-8209
Lamar State College - Port Arthur
LVN to ADN
1500 Procter Street
Port Arthur, TX
(409) 983-4921
Lee College
LVN to RN
200 Lee Dr
Baytown, TX
(281) 427-5611
Lone Star College - Kingwood
LVN to ADN
20000 Kingwood Dr
Kingwood, TX
(281) 312-1600
Lone Star College - Montgomery
LVN to ADN
3200 College Park Dr
Conroe, TX
(936) 273-7000
Lone Star College - North Harris
LVN to ADN
2700 W W Thorne Dr
Houston, TX
(281) 618-5400
McLennan Community College
LVN to ADN
1400 College Drive
Waco, TX
(254) 299-8622
Midland College
LVN to ADN
3600 N Garfield St
Midland, TX
(432) 685-4500
Navarro College
LVN to RN
3200 W 7th Ave
Corsicana, TX
(800) 628-2776
North Central Texas College
LVN to ADN
1525 West California Street
Gainesville, TX
(940) 668-7731
Northeast Texas Community College
LVN TO ADN
2886 FM1735
Mt Pleasant, TX
(903) 434-8100
Odessa College
LVN to ADN
201 W. University
Odessa, TX
(432) 335-6400
Panola College
LVN to ADN
1109 W. Panola
Carthage, TX
(903) 693-2000
Prairie View A&M University
LVN to BSN
100 University Dr
Prairie View, TX
(936) 261-3311
Ranger College
LVN to RN
1100 College Circle
Ranger, TX
(254) 647-3234
Sam Houston State University
LVN to BSN
1905 University Ave
Huntsville, TX
(936) 294-1111
San Antonio College
LVN to RN
1819 N. Main Ave.
San Antonio, TX
(210) 486-0000
San Jacinto College
LVN to ADN
4620 Fairmont Pkwy.
Pasadena, TX
(281) 991-2659
South Plains College - Levelland
LVN to RN
1401 South College Avenue
Levelland, TX
(806) 894-9611
South Texas College
LVN to RN
3201 Pecan Blvd
McAllen, TX
(800) 742-7822
Southwestern Adventist University
LVN to BSN
100 W. Hillcrest Street
Keene, TX
(817) 645-3921
St. Philip's College
LVN to RN
1801 Martin Luther King Drive
San Antonio, TX
(210) 486-2000
Tarleton State University - Stephenville
LVN to BSN
1333 W Washington St
Stephenville, TX
(254) 968-9000
Tarleton State University - Waco
LVN to BSN
1400 College Dr
Waco, TX
(254) 299-8322
Temple Junior College
LVN to ADN
2600 S 1st St
Temple, TX
(254) 298-8282
Texakarna College
LVN to ADN
2500 North Robison Road
Texakarna, TX
(903) 823-3456
Texas Southmost College
LVN to RN
80 Fort Brown
Brownsville, TX
(956) 295-3600
Texas State Technical College - Brownwood
LVN to ADN
305 Booker Street
Brownwood, TX
(325) 643-5987
Texas State Technical College - Harlingen
LVN to RN
1902 N. Loop 499
Harlingen, TX
(800) 852-8784
The College of Health Care Professions
LVN to RN
4738 NW Loop 410
San Antonio, TX
(210) 298-3600
Trinity Valley Community College - Kaufman
LVN to ADN
800 Ed Hall Dr.
Kaufman, TX
(972) 932-4309
Tyler Junior College
LVN to ADN
1327 S Baxter Ave
Tyler, TX
(903) 510-2200
Vernon College
LVN to RN
4400 College Dr
Vernon, TX
(940) 552-6291
Victoria College
LVN to RN
2200 E. Red River
Victoria, TX
(361) 573-3291
Wayland Baptist University - San Antonio
LVN to BSN
11550 Interstate 35 Frontage Rd
San Antonio, TX
(210) 826-7595
West Coast University - Dallas
LVN to BSN
8435 N. Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, TX
(214) 453-4533
West Texas A&M University
LVN to BSN
2501 4th Ave
Canyon, TX
(806) 651-0000
Wharton County Junior College
LVN to ADN
911 Boling Highway
Wharton, TX
(979) 532-4560

Texas LVN vs RN Salary Comparison By Area

The table below compares the annual salary of a licensed vocational nurse (LVN) to a registered nurse (RN), along with the percent increase that can be expected. The data was collected by the BLS for LVNs and RNs in Texas.

City/AreaAvg LVN SalaryAvg RN Salary% Diff
Houston, The Woodlands, Sugar Land - TX$49,830$76,79054.1%
Dallas, Plano, Irving - TX$47,210$72,57053.7%
San Antonio, New Braunfels - TX$43,520$66,31052.4%
Fort Worth, Arlington - TX$47,760$73,58054.1%
Austin, Round Rock - TX$46,260$67,13045.1%
El Paso - TX$43,960$66,29050.8%
Killeen, Temple - TX$43,100$61,53042.8%
McAllen, Edinburg, Mission - TX$45,070$65,76045.9%
Lubbock - TX$43,850$61,78040.9%
Tyler - TX$42,080$59,69041.8%
Corpus Christi - TX$42,300$73,82074.5%
Beaumont, Port Arthur - TX$41,140$67,37063.8%
Amarillo - TX$45,270$60,38033.4%
Brownsville, Harlingen - TX$44,190$68,55055.1%
College Station, Bryan - TX$39,690$64,98063.7%
Longview - TX$41,840$60,24044.0%
Abilene - TX$38,760$60,76056.8%
Sherman, Denison - TX$40,520$62,02053.1%
Waco - TX$46,570$64,54038.6%
Texarkana - TX$35,480$58,68065.4%
Wichita Falls - TX$40,640$61,21050.6%
Victoria - TX$39,930$60,46051.4%
Laredo - TX$51,540$76,69048.8%
Midland - TX$46,420$66,73043.8%
Odessa - TX$45,130$62,34038.1%
San Angelo - TX$40,770$56,20037.8%

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