LPN Training in Florida

To become an LPN in Florida you will need to:

  1. Attend a Florida practical nursing program.
  2. Apply for a license online here.
  3. Register for and pass the NCLEX-PN exam. You can register online here. The exam fee is $200.
  4. Receive your license from the Florida Board of Nursing.

You can only take the NCLEX-PN exam up to three times. If you fail it three times, you will need to undergo remedial training approved by the Florida Board of Nursing.

Did you know that LPNs in Florida earn a mean hourly wage of $19.04 or a mean annual wage of $39,600?

*Salary data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2008


Schools offering LPN Programs in Florida


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  • Part of the Lincoln Group of Schools.
  • Campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) and Accrediting Commission of Career Schools (ACCSC).
  • 8 campuses across the United States.
  • Lincoln Group of Schools made over $12 million available through scholarships to qualified students in 2014.
  • Lincoln Group of Schools were designated a Military Friendly School for the 5th year in a row by Victory Media.
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  • Part of the Lincoln Group of Schools.
  • Campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), Accrediting Commission of Career Schools (ACCSC), and Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
  • First campus was opened in 1946, now with 22 campuses across the United States.
  • Lincoln Group of Schools made over $12 million available through scholarships to qualified students in 2014.
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South University , West Palm Beach
  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
  • 15 campuses across the United States, as well as 4 art institutes in North Carolina and Texas.
  • Began in 1899 as Draughon’s Practical Business College.
  • Each campus is heavily engaged in their respective communities, providing professional service from students and faculty.
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Southeastern College , New Port Richey
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), with programmatic accreditation from the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
  • Public clinics where massage therapy and skin scare students may get real-world experience are available on select campuses.
  • Main campuses in Greenacres and Jacksonville, Florida, with 4 branch campuses in Miami Lakes, New Port Richey, St. Petersburg, and Tampa.
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  • A coeducational, private comprehensive college founded by Syracuse University in 1946 and located in Utica, NY.
  • Its approximate undergraduate enrollment is 2,768; 40.5% male and 59.5% female.
  • The student-faculty ratio is 11:1, and 72.4% of its classes have fewer than 20 students.
  • The average freshman retention rate is 64.5%.
  • 36% of students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 64% live off campus.
     
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  • A private institution founded in 1977 with a current total undergraduate enrollment of over 15,000.
  • Ranked #14 in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges Colleges for Veterans by U.S. News.
  • The student-faculty ratio is 11:1, and 89.3% of classes have fewer than 20 students.
  • At the end of their freshman year, 84% of students return to continue their education.
  • Students attend only one class at a time for four weeks, ensuring easy access to faculty and a more hands-on education.
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Concorde , Orlando
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and the Accrediting Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE).
  • Approved A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 1994.
  • Designated as a 2014 Top Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
  • Currently offers over 20 degree and diploma programs in Health Care.
  • 16 campuses across the United States, with online options as well.
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  • Offers no-charge SOAR Student Assistance for any problems concerning behavioral health, well-being, and/or academic performance.
  • One of the top 20% of schools on the Military Friendly List by Victory Media for accommodating military service members, veterans, and their spouses as students .
  • Offers MyUMA mobile app by Blackboard Mobile, providing classroom content, learning resources, grades, news, and more.
  • Accredited by Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
  • Member of many reputable organizations, such as National Healthcare Association (NHA), Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU).
     
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Fortis Institute , Port Saint Lucie
  • 24/7 myCampusLink system lets students access their records, e-mail, communicate with faculty, and more.
  • Their mission is to serve the needs of the local community and graduates by matching opportunities to skills.
  • Designated a 2014 MIlitary Friendly School by Victory Media.
  • Offers career education in nursing, dental, business, information technology, and more.  
  • 44 campus locations across 15 states, with online options as well.
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  • Through an agreement with the Dept. of Veterans Affairs, its Yellow Ribbon Program provides tuition contributions to eligible students at a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Offers career-focused, degree programs to over 70,000 students at over 140 ITT Technical Institutes in 38 states.
  • Classes are offered year-round, typically in the daytime and evening. Online courses can be accessed anywhere, 24 hours a day. 
  • Nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. 
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