LPN Programs in Texas


Becoming an LVN in the state of Texas means you can easily afford a pleasant lifestyle. The Texan LVN has an average annual salary of $44,000. But before you can begin to enjoy this kind of lifestyle in Texas, you also need to obtain good nursing education. Here are some schools that you can look into –

Western Texas College

Founded in 1971, this two-year community college offers a yearly enrollment of 2,500 students. It offers a wide array of degree selections. The Vocational Nursing program is a Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board approved program. You can graduate from this program if you complete 12 months of their training. Upon graduation, you get a certificate from WTC and an eligibility to take the LVN state exam.

The 12-month program consists of both classroom and clinical instruction with the first few weeks spent inside a traditional classroom. Clinicals only begin during the second month with a setting in a Snyder medical facility. Tests are given and a student must pass at least 50% of these and have a grade of no less than 80 in order to graduate.

Students meet four days each week; from Monday till Thursday.

Trinity Valley Community College

This is a co-educational community college in Athens that was established in 1946. Formerly known as the Henderson County Junior College, this is a learning-centered school which provides the best in academics and community service programs. The LVN program can be taken through distance learning; weekend or evening classes; and the traditional classroom discussions.

Temple College

TC is a two-year, co-educational, public college that was established in the year 1926. It has several campuses in Downtown, Cameron, Waco and Taylor. There are more than 3,500 students that enroll in this school each year.

Nursing programs in this college are renown for their provision of healthcare excellence. TC graduates are constantly in demand for hospital and other healthcare facility employment. With a nationally recognized and nursing accrediting agencies accredited  VN program, you are sure to have quality nursing education.

The Vocational Nursing program provides a certificate of completion. This is a 12-month training program which begins every summer and finishes in May. 

There are 88 nursing schools in Texas 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.

Alvin Community College
Alvin, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 94.90%
  • PN: 100.00%

Amarillo College
Amarillo, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 93.80%
  • PN: 92.70%

American Medical Institute
Houston, TX


Anamarc College - El Paso
El Paso, TX


Angelina College
Lufkin, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 87.50%
  • PN: 87.10%

Austin Community College District
Austin, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 92.80%
  • PN: 97.70%

Baptist Health System School of Health Professions
San Antonio, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 93.10%
  • PN: 97.70%

Blinn College
Brenham, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 93.70%
  • PN: 98.90%

Brazosport College
Lake Jackson, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 83.20%
  • PN: 96.00%

Central Texas College
Killeen, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 90.50%
  • PN: 91.80%

Cisco College
Cisco, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 82.70%
  • PN: 88.30%

Clarendon College
Clarendon, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 80.20%
  • PN: 77.70%

Coastal Bend College
Beeville, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 86.70%
  • PN: 83.90%

College of the Mainland
Texas City, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 89.00%
  • PN: 85.60%

Concorde Career Institute
Arlington, TX


Dallas Nursing Institute
Dallas, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 77.10%
  • PN: 92.20%

Del Mar College
Corpus Christi, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 90.30%
  • PN: 94.40%

El Centro College
Dallas, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 71.50%
  • PN: 98.20%

El Paso Community College
El Paso, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 87.50%

Fortis College-Grand Prairie
Grand Prairie, TX


Frank Phillips College
Borger, TX


Galen College of Nursing-San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 87.40%
  • PN: 89.80%

Galveston College
Galveston, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 84.00%
  • PN: 84.20%

Grayson College
Denison, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 87.90%
  • PN: 88.50%

Hill College
Hillsboro, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 89.20%
  • PN: 97.50%

Houston Community College
Houston, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 81.90%
  • PN: 73.80%

Howard College
Big Spring, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 97.10%
  • PN: 100.00%

Howard College at San Angelo
San Angelo, TX


Kilgore College
Kilgore, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 86.00%
  • PN: 81.20%

Lamar State College-Orange
Orange, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 85.60%
  • PN: 84.60%

Lamar State College-Port Arthur
Port Arthur, TX


Laredo Community College
Laredo, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 98.80%
  • PN: 97.80%

Lee College
Baytown, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 84.60%
  • PN: 92.60%

Lone Star College - Kingwood
Kingwood Drive, TX


Lone Star College - Tomball
Tomball, TX


McLennan Community College
Waco, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 75.30%
  • PN: 85.30%

Midland College
Midland, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 89.40%
  • PN: 100.00%

Midland College at Midland
Midland, TX


Navarro College
Corsicana, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 84.60%
  • PN: 95.20%

Navarro College at Corsicana
Corsicana, TX


Navarro College at Waxahachie
Waxahachie, TX


North Central Texas College
Gainesville, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 82.60%
  • PN: 88.40%

Northeast Texas Community College
Mount Pleasant, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 81.50%
  • PN: 92.20%

Odessa College at Andrews
Andrews, TX


Panola College
Carthage, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 95.60%
  • PN: 80.00%

Paris Junior College
Paris, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 88.40%
  • PN: 93.50%

Ranger College
Ranger, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 84.00%
  • PN: 84.60%

Schreiner University
Kerrville, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 75.40%
  • PN: 74.10%

South Plains College
Levelland, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 85.90%
  • PN: 95.00%

South Texas College
McAllen, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 84.70%
  • PN: 84.40%

Southwest Texas Junior College
Uvalde, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 81.20%
  • PN: 86.30%

St Philip's College
San Antonio, TX


Sul Ross State University
Alpine, TX


Temple College
Temple, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 88.20%
  • PN: 96.10%

Temple College at Temple
Temple, TX


Texarkana College
Texarkana, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 88.30%
  • PN: 97.00%

Texas Southmost College
Brownsville, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 68.60%
  • PN: 81.40%

Texas State Technical College - West Texas
Sweetwater, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 86.40%
  • PN: 85.70%

Tyler Junior College
Tyler, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 91.80%
  • PN: 92.40%

Valley Baptist Medical Center
Harlingen, TX


Vernon College
Vernon, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 91.60%

Victoria College
Victoria, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 88.90%
  • PN: 93.30%

Vista College
El Paso, TX


Vista College
El Paso, TX


Weatherford College
Weatherford, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 88.00%
  • PN: 94.60%

Western Texas College
Snyder, TX


Wharton County Junior College
Wharton, TX

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 92.90%
  • PN: 88.30%


Closed Schools/Programs

Brightwood College-Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi, TX

School closed in 2019

Brightwood College-San Antonio-Ingram
San Antonio, TX

School closed in 2019

Career Point College
San Antonio, TX

School closed in 2016

Fortis College-Houston
Houston, TX

LPN Program closed

Platt College - Dallas
Dallas, TX

School closed in 2014

Quest College
San Antonio, TX

LPN Program closed

The College of Health Care Professions-Austin
Austin, TX

LPN Program closed