LPN Programs in Kansas

In general, becoming a licensed practical nurse or LPN in the State of Kansas requires the completion of the Practical Nursing program as well as passing the NCLEX-PN. There are over 22 campuses in this state and so choosing the best one to enroll in could be a tad more difficult. This is why it is important to do your own research before enrolling in any particular nursing school. 

An LPN in Kansas can work in different health care settings such as doctor’s offices, hospitals, home health care, assisted living facilities, Alzheimer’s units, and other related facilities. They are often supervised by RNs or licensed physicians. An LPN can advance his career and salary by completing certifications or by completing the LPN to RN or the BSN program.

Kansas Department of Labor has stated that the median yearly salary for an LPN in the state is about $35,000. This amount varies depending on the LPN’s location, experience and facility type. The job growth is set to increase through 2016 even if the economy is dipping at times. An LPN will always be in demand, not only in Kansas but also, in many other states throughout the country.

LPN programs that are approved by the Kansas State Board of Nursing are offered in these schools –

Johnson County Community College

There are two options for this school’s Practical Nursing program which are the –

  • Day Program which is divided into 2 semesters and can be completed in ten months.
  • The Evening or Weekend Program which has the same curriculum as that of the Day Program but is stretched to a period of 24 months.

They have a selective admission program so you must present at least a score of 70% or higher in Reading Comprehension, Mathematics and Vocabulary. An applicant can register online for the school’s admission exam. Prerequisite courses include biology, psychology, human anatomy and physiology and these must be completed with a grade of C or higher.

To apply to their Practical Nurse Program, the LPN application form must be submitted and an interview should have been set. The academic assessment comprises 60% of the final ranking while interview is assessed at 40%.

Neosho County Community College

The initial approval of the Practical Nursing program was allowed in May 1963 by the Kansas State Board of Nursing with the first batch of students starting in June 24, 1963. The PN program is also accredited by the NLN or National League for Nursing Accreditation as well as the NLNAC or the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.

This college utilizes various clinical facilities in Eastern Kansas including Kansas City.

Listed below are additional 23 schools that offer state approved LPN programs in Kansas. Click save to shortlists and review them later or click the name of the school to go directly to the program's page and learn more about each program.

Barton County Community College

Barton County Community College


245 NE 30th Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 792-2701

Brown Mackie College-Salina

Brown Mackie College-Salina


2106 South 9th Street
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 825-5422

Kansas City Kansas Community College

Kansas City Kansas Community College


7250 State Ave
Kansas City, KS 66112
(913) 334-1100

Brown Mackie College-Kansas City

Brown Mackie College-Kansas City


9705 Lenexa Dr.
Lenexa, KS 66215
(913) 768-1900 x5022

Manhattan Area Technical College

Manhattan Area Technical College


3136 Dickens Ave
Manhattan, KS 66503
(785) 587-2800 x4100

Colby Community College

Colby Community College


1255 S Range
Colby, KS 67701
(785) 462-3984

National American University-Overland Park

National American University-Overland Park


10310 Mastin
Overland Park, KS 66212
(913) 981-8700

Dodge City Community College

Dodge City Community College


2501 N 14th Ave
Dodge City, KS 67801
(620) 225-1321

Highland Community College

Highland Community College


606 W Main
Highland, KS 66035
(785) 442-6000

Donnelly College

Donnelly College


608 N 18th St
Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 621-6070

Seward County Community College

Seward County Community College


1801 N. Kansas Ave.
Liberal, KS 67901
(620) 624-1951

Flint Hills Technical College

Flint Hills Technical College


3301 W 18th St
Emporia, KS 66801
(620) 343-4600 x1300

Garden City Community College

Garden City Community College


801 Campus Dr
Garden City, KS 67846
(620) 276-7611

Hutchinson Community College

Hutchinson Community College


1300 N Plum St
Hutchinson, KS 67501
(620) 665-3500

Johnson County Community College

Johnson County Community College


12345 College Blvd
Overland Park, KS 66210
(913) 469-8500

Labette Community College

Labette Community College


200 S 14th
Parsons, KS 67357
(620) 421-6700

Neosho County Community College

Neosho County Community College


800 W 14th St
Chanute, KS 66720
(620) 431-2820 x217

North Central Kansas Technical College

North Central Kansas Technical College


3033 US Highway 24
Beloit, KS 67420
(785) 738-2276

Pratt Community College

Pratt Community College


348 NE SR 61
Pratt, KS 67124
(620) 672-5641

Washburn Institute of Technology

Washburn Institute of Technology


5724 SW Huntoon
Topeka, KS 66604
(785) 273-7140

Wichita Area Technical College

Wichita Area Technical College


4004 N Webb Rd. Bldg 100
Wichita, KS 67226
(316) 677-9400

Coffeyville Community College

Coffeyville Community College


400 W 11th St
Coffeyville, KS 67337
(620) 251-7700

Butler Community College

Butler Community College


901 S Haverhill Rd
El Dorado, KS 67042
(316) 321-2222

North Central Kansas Technical College - Hays

North Central Kansas Technical College - Hays


2205 Wheatland Ave.
Hays, KS 67601

Washburn University

Washburn University


1700 SW College Avenue
Topeka, KS 66621
(785) 670-1010