LPN Programs in Colorado


In Colorado, an LPN can find work in various health care settings such as home health agencies, long-term care facilities and hospitals; to name a few. There is a high demand for nurses in the state and this is seen to increase as the nursing population ages and there is more need for patient care services. The average yearly salary for an LPN in this state ranges from $30,000 to $50,000 depending on the experience, geographic location, medical facility and many other factors.

Some schools that offer LPN programs in Colorado are listed below:

Concorde Career Colleges

The LPN program at Concorde Career Colleges lasts for 13 months; though the length and degree may vary per campus. A campus representative is always ready to provide information to applicants. Here are the typical courses that you will encounter as you take the Practical Nursing program from this college - 

  • Anatomy and Physiology 
  • Pharmacology 
  • Legal and Ethical Responsibilities 
  • Administration of Medications 
  • Nutrition 
  • Preventive Nursing Care 
  • Common Disease Processes 
  • Rehabilitative Nursing Care 
  • Therapeutic Nursing Care 
  • Restorative Nursing Care 
  • Leadership 
  • Cultural Differences in Patient Care 
  • Psychosocial Impact of Disease 
  • Nursing Intervention for Patient Care 

Arapahoe Community College 

The school has a Practical Nursing program that is approved by the NLNAC. The courses foster active learning and critical thinking; with these taught in state-of-the-art laboratories and realistic simulation scenarios. This school is known for its competitive admission procedures so you have to carefully prepare in order to qualify. 

There are 24 nursing schools in Colorado 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.

Arapahoe Community College
Littleton, CO

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 93.00%
  • PN: 96.70%

Colorado Mesa University
Grand Junction, CO

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 89.80%
  • PN: 96.60%

Colorado Northwestern Community College
Rangely, CO

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 79.00%

Colorado State University-Pueblo
Pueblo, CO

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 100.00%

Community College of Denver
Denver, CO


Emily Griffith Technical College
Denver, CO


Front Range Community College
Westminster, CO

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 84.20%

Front Range Community College - Larimer Campus
Fort Collins, CO

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 96.50%
  • PN: 100.00%

Lamar Community College
Lamar, CO

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 75.00%
  • PN: 96.10%

Morgan Community College
Fort Morgan, CO

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 81.60%
  • PN: 100.00%

Otero Junior College
La Junta, CO

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 83.30%
  • PN: 98.30%

Pickens Technical College
Aurora, CO


Pueblo Community College
Pueblo, CO

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 84.60%
  • PN: 96.40%

Pueblo Community College - Fremont Campus
Canon City, CO

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 84.10%

Technical College of the Rockies
Delta, CO


Trinidad State Junior College
Trinidad, CO

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 75.40%
  • PN: 96.80%

Trinidad State Junior College - San Luis Valley Campus
Alamosa, CO

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 88.40%
  • PN: 98.50%


Closed Schools/Programs

Aims Community College
Greeley, CO

LPN Program closed
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 87.90%

Northeastern Junior College
Sterling, CO

LPN Program closed in 2015

Pikes Peak Community College
Colorado Springs, CO

LPN Program closed
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 98.80%