LPN Programs in Alabama


If you are trying to find the best nursing schools that can provide excellent LPN training in Alabama,  then you are in luck. There are now various universities and colleges that offer Practical Nursing. 

Alabama Southern Community College 

Also known as Alabama Southern, this community college was founded in 1991 when Patrick Henry Junior College and Hobson State Technical College merged. There campuses in Thomasville, Monroeville, Gilbertotown, Demopolis, and Jackson in AZ. 

There are various Associate’s Degrees in applied sciences, arts and science that students can choose from; and those who would want to begin a nursing career would do well to take the small classes held in this school. It is best to contact the Division Chair of Nursing first if you want to inquire about the admission requirements. These requirements can change because of the statewide standardization in nursing programs. 

The school’s Associate Degree and Practical Nursing programs are both approved by Alabama Board of Nursing; where the Associate Degree has been accredited by NLNAC or The National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.  

Central Alabama Community College 

Often referred to as CACC, this community college was established in the year 1989 by no less than the Alabama State Board of Education. Two schools consolidated – Nunnelley State Technical College and The Alexander City State Junior College – to form what is now CACC. 

The school awards Associate’s Degrees in the fields of occupational technology, applied science and science. Its Nursing Division is one of its top flourishing academic divisions in the school. 

Jefferson State Community College 

This is a two-year public, co-ed university in Birmingham, AL. The LPN student is off to a great start on his studies as there is a Career Center in this campus. There are over 8,000 students annually in all of the Jefferson campus, Shelby campus, St. Clair Center, and Pell City Center combined. 

You have the choice to take regular classroom training or its web-based version. Working students can also opt for weekends and evenings. 

Northeast Alabama Community College

NACC is situated in Rainsville, AL and was established in 1963. The Health Sciences Division is one of the leading academic divisions in this school, where courses can also be taken through distance education. 

Southern Union State Community College 

This is a two-year, public college situated in Wadley, AL. Established in 1993, the school started with merely 51 students in a single building. But their population steadily grew each year and now, their technical, education and health science divisions are brimming with learners. 

The Health Sciences division offers Emergency Medical Services, Practical Nursing, Registered Nursing, Surgical Technology, to name a few. 

Practical Nursing, in particular, can be studied at the Wadley campus while the Associate’s Degree in Nursing is primarily offered at the Opelika campus. 

If you are interested in submitting your application, begin by attending one of their monthly information sessions. These sessions discuss the admission requirements as well as the academic schedule at the Health Sciences division.   

There are 25 nursing schools in Alabama that provide LPN program. We gathered some key information about each school to help you learn more about the schools' characteristics and the programs they provide.

Where applicable we also list weighted average NCLEX pass rate of the students who attended the schools in the last 3 years.

Bevill State Community College
Jasper, AL

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 88.90%
  • PN: 97.40%

Bishop State Community College
Mobile, AL

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 83.80%
  • PN: 88.80%

Calhoun Community College
Tanner, AL

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 89.60%
  • PN: 95.10%

Central Alabama Community College
Alexander City, AL

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 70.40%
  • PN: 97.00%

Central Alabama Community College
Childersburg, AL


Chattahoochee Valley Community College
Phenix City, AL

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 88.80%
  • PN: 100.00%

Coastal Alabama Community College - Bay Minette
Bay Minette, AL

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 98.50%
  • PN: 100.00%

Coastal Alabama Community College - Monroeville
Monroeville, AL

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 87.90%
  • PN: 89.90%

Gadsden State Community College
Gadsden, AL

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 84.50%
  • PN: 96.30%

Herzing University-Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 94.70%
  • PN: 98.60%

Lawson State Community College - Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 97.80%
  • PN: 100.00%

Lurleen B Wallace Community College - MacArthur
Opp, AL


Northeast Alabama Community College
Rainsville, AL

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 87.10%
  • PN: 94.70%

Northwest-Shoals Community College
Muscle Shoals, AL

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 86.40%
  • PN: 98.00%

Reid State Technical College
Evergreen, AL


Shelton State Community College
Tuscaloosa, AL

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 89.90%
  • PN: 96.30%

Southern Union State Community College
Wadley, AL

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 85.70%
  • PN: 89.30%

Trenholm State Community College
Montgomery, AL


Wallace Community College - Dothan
Dothan, AL

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 89.00%
  • PN: 93.20%

Wallace Community College - Hanceville
Hanceville, AL

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 91.60%
  • PN: 99.00%

Wallace Community College - Selma
Selma, AL

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 87.40%
  • PN: 82.30%


Closed Schools/Programs

Jefferson State Community College
Birmingham, AL

LPN Program closed in 2012
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 87.50%

Snead State Community College
Boaz, AL

LPN Program closed in 2011
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 95.00%