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
  • 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.
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  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
  • Part of the Eagle Gate College Education Group, alongside Eagle Gate College.
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  • Campus located in Provo and American Fork, Utah.
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Eagle Gate College , Salt Lake City
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
  • Part of the Eagle Gate College Group, alongside Provo College.
  • Teamed with Solutions at ECMC to help students manage educational loans and offer resources free of charge.
  • Campuses located in Salt Lake City, Layton, and Murray, Utah.
  • Alumni are offered free refresher courses for any class they took in their original program of study.
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  • Programmatic accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAHEEP), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN), and the Commission on Accreditation for Health Information Management Education (CAHIM).
  • Financial aid is available for students who qualify.
  • 2 campuses located in Provo and Draper, Utah, with online options as well.
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  • Offers NCLEX preparation services, including individualized remediation plans, live NCLEX review, and success prediction assessments.
  • Features a 93.1% graduate rate, according to the 2012-2013 Annual Report.
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  • Campus is located in Ogden, Utah, with distance learning options available.
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