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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
  • 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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Eagle Gate College , Salt Lake City
  • Offers 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.
  • Alumni are offered free refresher courses for any class they took in their original program of study.
  • Campuses located in Salt Lake City, Layton, and Murray, Utah.
  • Part of the Eagle Gate College Group, alongside Provo College.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
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  • 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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  • Offers NCLEX preparation services, including individualized remediation plans, live NCLEX review, and success prediction assessments.
  • Features a 95% graduation rate, according to the 2013-2014 Annual Report.
  • Advance placement into ADN program available to students who qualify.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Bureau for Health Education Schools (ABHES).
  • Campus is located in Ogden, Utah, with distance learning options available.
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Stevens-Henager , Salt Lake City
  • All students are issued a laptop computer, which becomes the student's property upon graduation.
  • Offers programs in healthcare, business, technology, and graphic arts.
  • Students without a high school diploma may take free GED classes to prep for the exam.
  • Nationally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • Originally founded in Ogden-West haven, Utah in 1891 as the Intermountain Business College.
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  • Dedicated to helping students find career success since 1977.
  • Provides relevant, real-world training with an emphasis on applied learning to ensure our graduates are prepared to succeed in the workforce.
  • Offers associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees, as well as diploma and certificate programs in health science, business, legal science, information technology and entertainment arts.
  • Classes are technology-based, utilizing Apple iPad learning in the classroom to create a more interactive and engaging environment.
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