LPN Programs in Indiana


Currently, there are 725,000 licensed practical nursing employment opportunities throughout the country. Of these number, about one in five works on a part-time basis. LPN salaries are based on the hours that you have actually worked and it ranges between $25,000 and $48,000.

If you are in the state of Indiana and you are scouting for colleges that provide the best in LPN education, then here is a list of three campuses for the same community college –

Ivy Tech Community College – Central Indiana

This is one of the most affordable nursing schools that you can enroll at. With more than 100,000 students each year, this all-inclusive community college offers technical certificates, associate degrees and development certificates for different areas of study.

Ivy Tech Community College – Kokomo

The Kokomo campus was founded in 1968. Often simply referred to as Ivy Tech, this specific campus is the largest among the group of campuses. There are eight degrees that are being offered under the Kokomo wing.

Ivy Tech Community College – Whitewater

This is the Richmond campus which is also called the Whitewater campus. Just like its sister campuses, it offers several certificate and degree programs. Practical Nursing is one of the certificate curriculums that are being offered here.

Practical Nursing at Ivy Tech

There is no doubt that an LPN is a vital part of a healthcare team and a Practical Nursing program can lead to a technical certificate. It takes approximately 12 months (48 credit hours) to finish this program.

The Indiana State Board of Nursing has approved Ivy Tech’s PN Program while the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission has given its accreditation.

The LPN coursework required include anatomy, physiology, nutrition, basic nursing skills, math, pharmacology and psychology. These courses prepare students to gain ample knowledge and skills to perform their future jobs as LPNs.    

There are 30 nursing schools in Indiana 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.

Ivy Tech Community College
Indianapolis, IN


Ivy Tech Community College - Bloominton
Bloomington, IN

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 93.60%
  • PN: 100.00%

Ivy Tech Community College - East Central
Muncie, IN

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 82.60%
  • PN: 92.90%

Ivy Tech Community College - Kokomo
Kokomo, IN

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 80.30%
  • PN: 92.10%

Ivy Tech Community College - Lafayette
Lafayette, IN

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 90.00%
  • PN: 96.40%

Ivy Tech Community College - Northcentral
South Bend, IN

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 85.10%
  • PN: 96.10%

Ivy Tech Community College - Northeast
Fort Wayne, IN

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 88.40%
  • PN: 95.90%

Ivy Tech Community College - Northwest
Gary, IN

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 78.20%
  • PN: 95.60%

Ivy Tech Community College - Richmond
Richmond, IN

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 81.00%
  • PN: 100.00%

Ivy Tech Community College - South Central
Sellersburg, IN

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 84.10%
  • PN: 98.80%

Ivy Tech Community College - Southeast
Madison, IN

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 77.30%
  • PN: 88.60%

Ivy Tech Community College - Southwest
Evansville, IN

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 91.90%
  • PN: 100.00%

Ivy Tech Community College - Wabash Valley
Terre Haute, IN

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

Marian University
Indianapolis, IN

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 94.40%

Vincennes University
Vincennes, IN

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 74.30%
  • PN: 94.40%

Vincennes University - Jasper Center
Jasper, IN

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 82.10%


Closed Schools/Programs

Brightwood College-Indianapolis
Indianapolis, IN

School closed in 2018

Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne, IN

School closed in 2017

Brown Mackie College-Indianapolis
Indianapolis, IN

School closed in 2017

Brown Mackie College-Merrillville
Merrillville, IN

School closed in 2017

Brown Mackie College-South Bend
South Bend, IN

School closed in 2017

Everest College - Merrillville
Merrillville, IN

School closed in 2015

ITT Technical Institute-Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne, IN

School closed in 2017

J Everett Light Career Center
Indianapolis, IN

LPN Program closed in 2014

Kaplan College - Indianapolis
Indianapolis, IN

School closed in 2013

MedTech College
Indianapolis, IN

School closed in 2016

MedTech College-Ft Wayne Campus
Ft. Wayne, IN

School closed in 2016

MedTech College-Greenwood Campus
Greenwood, IN

School closed in 2016