To become an LPN in Colorado you will need to:
- Attend a nursing school approved by a State Board of Nursing.
- Apply for licensure with the Office of Licensing, Nursing and pay the appropriate application processing fee. You can find an application form here. Your application must also include an Affidavit of Eligibility form and official transcripts from your nursing school. It will be kept on file for one year.
- Register for the NCLEX-PN exam online here. The exam fee is $200.
- Receive your license from the Colorado Board of Nursing.
Did you know that LPNs in Colorado earn a mean hourly wage of $19.65 or a mean annual wage of $40,870?
*Salary data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2008