Practical Nursing Schools in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Wilkes-Barre has 43,123 residents. It is located in Luzerne county.

For Pennsylvania residents, the average tuition for all Wilkes-Barre practical nursing schools for the 2009 - 2010 school year was $25,167.00. For non-residents, the average tuition for Wilkes-Barre practical nursing schools was $25,167.00.

The cost, on average, for books and supplies needed for practical nursing schools in Wilkes-Barre is $1,160.00. Students who live on campus while attending a practical nursing school in Wilkes-Barre, can expect to pay an average of $10,469.00 for room and board. Students who live at home can expect average costs to be $3,980.00. Students have a choice of one practical nursing college in Wilkes-Barre to attend. In the 2008 - 2009 school year, reportedly 71 students completed practical nursing programs in Wilkes-Barre.

Practical Nursing Schools in Wilkes-Barre

Wilkes University

84 West South Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA, 18766

Programs Offered

  • Bachelors in Nursing / Registered Nurse (RN ASN BSN MSN)
  • Masters in Nursing / Registered Nurse (RN ASN BSN MSN)


  • Tuition (in-state): $24,690.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $24,690.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $11,100.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): $7,250.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 600
  • Average aid received per student: $14,369.00

Practical Nursing Salary in Wilkes-Barre

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses$39,340.002,350

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