Central School of Practical Nursing – Independence

4700 Rockside Road, Independence, OH

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Central School of Practical Nursing is the provider of the oldest Practical Nursing program in the state of Ohio and it is one the pioneer schools of its kind in the United States. Its campus conveniently situated at 4700 Rockside Road, in the Summit Park Offices of Independence, Ohio. CSPN primarily aims to strengthen and increase the healthcare workforce in the area.

This school is established in 1937 and since then, it has been known for academic excellence in the Northeast Ohio. At present, it still maintains high caliber education and offers the only independent PN program in the state.

The whole PN program lasts for 46 weeks and it has four levels. Each level involves classroom instruction and clinical training. Its curriculum is kept abreast with the dynamic world of healthcare. Moreover, incorporated in the program is training on IV therapy procedure and maintenance.

Accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) and approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing, this school serves the diverse population of Cleveland and the surrounding areas. CSPN is affiliated with major healthcare institutions in the area. Clinical partnerships are also maintained with local hospitals, long-term care facilities, and outpatient/day centers throughout the Northeast Ohio Region where clinical trainings are conducted.

To supplement student's learning, CSPN provides the students with academic resources such as the Learning Center which offers educational assistance; Library with the resource materials available for the students; and the Nursing Skills Lab where real patient care is simulated to cultivate student's clinical skills. Graduates of this school are given employment assistance through job preparation training and career counseling.

A full set of degree programs can be found by visiting the school site.  Additionally, you can quickly obtain admissions information by reaching out to CSPN or by requesting information here.

Programs Offered

Central School of Practical Nursing – Independence have offered the programs listed below. Not all programs currently offered by this school may be listed below. Students may contact the school at (216) 901-4400 to confirm programs or obtain additional information.

Get more information about the programs offered by Central School of Practical Nursing – Independence by clicking the request information to the right.

Licensed practical nurse (LPN) program takes usually twelve months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition cost of this program is $17,000*
  • Required supplies and books: $1,140*
  • Last year, more than 60 students completed this program
  • Students usually complete the licensed practical nurse (LPN) program in 12 months

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*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 cost of attendance is approximately - per year, after the grants, scholarships and other forms of aid are calculated. In order to calculate a more personalized cost check out their cost calculator here. The cost to submit an application is $30. Students in need of financial assistance can get more information through the school's financial aid department, by calling (216) 391-8434. The financial figures shown on this page provide information regarding costs and fees at this school, these numbers may change in a given year due to a variety of factors.

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 Aid95%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships66%$3,301
Receiving Student Loans68%$6,774

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