Akron School of Practical Nursing

1532 Peckham Street, Akron, OH

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The Akron School of Practical Nursing is located in Akron, Ohio. The school was established in 1951 in response to the shortage of nurses and not enough established nursing schools to meet the demand. The Ohio State Board of Nursing Education and Registration approved the school in 1956.

Programs Offered

The Akron School of Practical Nursing offers classes to prepare adult students for a career as Licensed Practical Nurse. The curriculum includes the following:

  • Anatomy & Physiology I and 2
  • Nursing 1 through 4
  • Nutrition
  • Pharmacology

Upon graduation, the graduate will be eligible to take the National Council Licensing Examination to become a licensed practical nurse.


To apply for admission, individuals must submit an application and complete a pre-entrance examination. Once those requirements are met, an interview will be conducted by the school to discuss enrollment. The cost for the program averages $12,000.

Financial Aid

Students can apply for Pell Grants, Stafford Loans, Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation and Workforce Investment Act funding. Students must meet the individual requirements of the financial aid program in order to qualify for assistance.

Programs Offered

The following is a list of programs being offered at Akron School of Practical Nursing. It is important to note that the list may differ from programs currently being offered. Students should contact the school to ensure program availability.

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The licensed practical nurse (LPN) program takes about ten months for most students to complete.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $13,000*
  • The estimated cost of books or supplies required is $2,030*
  • Around 20 students completed the licensed practical nurse (LPN) program last year
  • The length of the licensed practical nurse (LPN) program is about 10 months

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The nursing assistant program offered most often takes about two months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $1,000*
  • Students usually complete the nursing assistant program in 2 months

Find out more nursing assistant programs by visiting our nursing assistant training profile page, which also includes career information.

*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid91%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships74%$4,246
Receiving Student Loans79%$5,706

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Contact Information

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