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LPN Training in Utah

How to Become an LPN in Utah

To become an LPN in Utah you will need to:

  1. Attend an approved practical nursing program in the United States.
  2. Complete an application form for licensure. You can get one here. Include the $95 application fee made out to DOPL.
  3. Submit three fingerprint cards (Form FD-258) to the Utah State Board of Nursing for a criminal background check.
  4. Request that your nursing school send a set of official transcripts to the Utah State Board of Nursing.
  5. Register for the NCLEX exam here. The exam fee is $200.
  6. Once you are approved to test, take and pass the exam.  
  7. Receive your license from the Utah Board of Nursing.

Did you know that LPNs in Utah earn a mean hourly wage of $18.17 or a mean annual wage of $37,790?

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

Utah State Board of Nursing

Heber M. Wells Bldg., 4th Floor
160 East 300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111


Schools offering LPN Programs in Utah


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Fortis Institute , Salt Lake City
  • Provides a 24/7 myCampusLink system that lets students access their records, e-mail, communicate with faculty, and more.
  • Designated a 2014 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
  • Educates with the mission to serve the needs of the local community and graduates by matching opportunities to skills.
  • Offers career education in nursing, dental, business, information technology, and more. 
  • Has 44 campus locations across 15 states, with online options as well.
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Eagle Gate College , Salt Lake City
  • Provides programs developed with industry professionals who assist with curriculum development and recruit graduates.  
  • Teamed with Solutions at ECMC to help students manage educational loans and offer resources free of charge.
  • Offers alumni free refresher courses for any class they took in their original program of study.
  • Has campuses located in Salt Lake City, Layton, and Murray, Utah.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
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Provo College , American Fork
  • Features programs developed with industry professionals who assist with curriculum development and often recruit graduates.
  • Gives students hands-on learning in the classroom that sharpens their skills and reduces the need for on-the-job training.
  • Part of the Eagle Gate College Education Group, alongside Eagle Gate College.
  • Teamed with Solutions at ECMC to help students manage educational loans and offer resources free of charge.
  • Campus located in Provo and American Fork, Utah.
  • Alumni are offered free refresher courses for any class they took in their original program of study.
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Roseman University , South Jordan
  • A private university with three campus locations in Nevada and Utah.
  • Founded on the core values of risk-taking, innovation, individual and collective achievement, passion and commitment, and empowerment.
  • Educates with the mission to “provide a collaborative, supportive environment that enables its students, faculty, and staff to be successful.”
  • Its curriculum includes regular day-long summative assessments where students collaborate with their peers to go over the results of their exams.
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Stevens-Henager , Salt Lake City
  • Gives students a new laptop they can keep as a gift upon graduation.
  • Provides students the opportunity to save up to $5,000 on their degree with Fresh Start Scholarships.
  • Offers monthly start dates so students can choose when their program begins.
  • Students can earn an Associate's degree in as few as 15 months or Bachelor's degree in as few as 30 months.
  • A private, nonprofit college founded in Ogden-West Haven, Utah, in September 1891.
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