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 28, 2018
  • Complete FAFSA (Ambria OPE-ID: 041247) by Dec 28, 2018
  • Submit Castle Branch results no later than 3:00 PM on Dec 28, 2018:
    - 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 28, 2018
  • Attend New Student Orientation on Jan 7, 2019 (9:00 AM – 3:00 PM)

All applicants must be at least 18 years old 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

Additional Requirements

Submit Required Documents

Apply for Federal Financial Aid

Submit High School Diploma or Equivalent

Complete Nursing Program 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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Contact Your Admission Advisor

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 2018-2019

Tuition & Fees Cost Description
Required $23,100 Based on 40 credit 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)
Standardized 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.

Apply for nursing grants & scholarships.
Apply for federal financial aid.

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Program Outline


PRACTICAL NURSING PROGRAM (In credit hours starting FALL 2018)


Nursing Core required courses

GEN 101


Academic Success Seminar



NUR 101


Fundamentals of Nursing



NUR 102


Nursing Pharmacology



NUR 103


Adult Nursing



NUR 104


Maternal Child



NUR 105


Nursing of Children



NUR 106


PN Role Transition



NUR 107


PN Capstone







Foundational required courses

BIO 110


Anatomy & Physiology I 



BIO 111


Anatomy & Physiology II






Certificate awarded: Practical Nurse (LPN)

Spring 2019 Semester

Classes begin on Jan 7.
Application Deadline is Dec 28.

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Info Session

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Transfer Credits

Follow these steps to 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

Click here to apply for the nursing scholarship today.

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

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. Read more...

Follow Us

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...