Practical Nursing Program (LPN)

At Ambria, you may start your nursing career in 12 months as an LPN, earning $24 or more per hour while working on your RN.

Choose between day and evening schedule with full-time and part-time options.

Complete the following requirements below to start your LPN program at Ambria College of Nursing.

Deadlines & Mandatory Events

In order to start the program in January , you must:

  • Submit all application documents by Dec 29, 2017
  • Complete FAFSA (Ambria OPE-ID: 041247) by Dec 29, 2017
  • Submit Castle Branch results no later than 3:00 PM on Dec 29, 2017:
    - Background check and drug screening results.
    - In order to register for NUR 101, ALL other clinical health requirements must be completed.
  • Register for classes no later than 11:59 PM on Dec 29, 2017
  • Attend New Student Orientation on Jan 4, 2018 (9:00 AM – 3:00 PM)

All applicants must be at least 18 years or older at the time of enrollment and must have a high school diploma or GED equivalence.

General Admission Requirements

Achieve 50% or higher on Entrance Exam (TEAS)

Achieve 70% or higher on Reading or EQUIVALENT

Achieve 75% or higher on Math or EQUIVALENT

Show proof of valid CNA License

Undergo Background Check and Drug Test

Complete Prerequisites or EQUIVALENT

Enroll in Dosage Calculation

Additional Requirements

Attend An Information Session

Submit Required Documents

Apply for Federal Financial Aid

Submit High School Diploma or Equivalent

Complete General Admission Application

Sign Enrollment Agreement

Attend Clinical Compliance Workshop

Meet with an Admission advisor

After completing all of the admission requirements listed above, please make an appointment to schedule a meeting with your admission advisor to finalize the application process.

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Job outlook for the RN

Click here for detailed information about job outlook for licensed practical nurse (LPN).
Bureau of Labor Statistics about licensed practical nurses.

Estimated Tuition & Fees for 2017-2018

Tuition & Fees Cost Description
Required $18,600 Based on 929 clock hours
One-time Fee $450 One-time fee Application fee, uniform, nursing lab kit and background check
Student Services Fee $600 Applied every trimester (technology fee, clinical, lab fees)
Standardize Exam Fees $115 Applied at the end of each course

Tuition & Fees are subject to change. Please attend the info session for most up-to-date information.

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Program Outline

 
REQUIRED COURSES
 

Nursing Core required courses

NUR 101

 

Fundamentals of Nursing

 

231

NUR 102

 

Nursing Pharmacology

 

64

NUR 103

 

Adult Nursing

 

224

NUR 104

 

Maternal Child

 

72

NUR 105

 

Nursing of Children

 

72

NUR 106

 

PN Role Transition

 

266

 

Total

929

 
TRANSFER CREDITS
 

Foundational required courses

BIO 110

 

Anatomy & Physiology I 

 

96

BIO 111

 

Anatomy & Physiology II

 

96

 

Total

192

Certificate awarded: Practical Nurse (LPN)

Spring 2018 Semester

Classes begin on Jan 8.
Application Deadline is Dec 29.

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Info Session

Become a nurse in 12 months.
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Transfer Credits

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Reading Placement

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Math Placement

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Financial Aid

Ambria School Code: 041247
4 Easy Steps for Financial Aid

LPN Scholarships

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Dosage Calculation

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Office Hours

Mon - Thur | 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Friday | 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Saturday | 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

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About Ambria College of Nursing

Ambria College of Nursing is the only private nursing school in Illinois that offers a seamless ladder nursing program which consists of LPN, LPN to RN, and RN to BSN.

With classes available in the morning, evening, and weekend hours and full-time or part-time course load, our flexible schedule allows you to earn a nursing salary while pursuing your Bachelors Degree in Nursing. Read more...