LPN Training in Maine

How to Become an LPN in Maine

To become an LPN in Maine you will need to:

  1. Attend a practical nursing program in the United States.
  2. Complete an application form, which you can get here. The application must be notarized and accompanied by two passport-size photos that are signed and dated as well as the application fee of $50 in the form of a check or money order that is made payable to the Treasurer of the State of Maine. One section of the application form must be completed by the school of nursing. Send the application package to the Maine State Board of Nursing.
  3. Register for the NCLEX exam here. The exam fee is $200.
  4. Take and pass the NCLEX exam.
  5. Receive your license from the Maine State Board of Nursing.

Did you know that LPNs in Maine earn a mean hourly wage of $19.10 or a mean annual wage of $39,720?

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

Maine State Board of Nursing

Mailing Address:
158 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333

Physical Address:
161 Capitol Street
Augusta, ME 04333


Schools offering LPN Programs in Maine


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  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET).
  • Morning, afternoon, evening and weekend classes are available.
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Kaplan University - KHE , South Portland
  • Ranked one of the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).
  • Offers a no-obligation, 3-week trial period where students may determine if the university is right for them before they commit to it.
  • Part of Kaplan Higher Education Campuses (KHEC), alongside 6 other institutions across the country with online options as well.
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  • Currently has 2 locations in Sanford, ME and Manchester, NH.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET).
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