Idaho Falls PN Program

Reduced tuition &
scholarships available!

About the Practical Nursing Program at Idaho Falls

Earn your Practical Nursing diploma in as little as 12 months.

Why spend years in school only to graduate with massive amounts of debt? The Practical Nursing program at Eagle Gate College in Idaho Falls is designed to prepare you for a successful nursing career quickly and for less. Program tuition is reduced to $25,000 and if you qualify for a $5,000 scholarship you can be ready for the NCLEX-PN for as little as $20,000.

During the program, you will benefit from hands-on training in our modern simulation labs and at nearby healthcare facilities. And we provide NCLEX-PN test preparation and job placement assistance to help you find employment upon graduation. Enroll today!

What you’ll learn

The Idaho Falls Practical Nursing program will equip you with the essential knowledge and skills to pass the NCLEX-PN exam. Upon completing your PN certification, you’ll be ready for a successful career as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

At Idaho Falls, you’ll learn how to:

  • Monitor patient health metrics and vital signs.
  • Record patient medical histories and maintain documentation.
  • Deliver primary nursing care to patients.
  • Collaborate effectively with patients, families, and doctors.
  • Perform as a member of an interdisciplinary healthcare team.
  • Develop critical thinking and crisis resolution skills during emergencies.

Practical Nursing Program Admissions Requirements for the Idaho Falls campus

If you think our program might be right for you, please review the steps that must be taken to enroll at the Idaho Falls Campus:

1 Meet for career planning

2 Complete admissions

3 Send proof of high school
education or equivalent

4 Take the assessment

5 Fill out the admissions

6 Complete the enrollment

PN Program with a Career-Driven Curriculum

In addition to passing the NCLEX-PN exam and advancing your career as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), you will gain invaluable career skills throughout the Idaho Falls Practical Nursing program.

PN graduates from Idaho Falls are trained in the following areas:

  • Nursing Fundamentals – Theory
  • Nursing Fundamentals – Clinical/Skills
  • Introduction to Pharmacology
  • Medical-Surgical – Theory
  • Medical-Surgical – Clinical
  • Maternal and Newborn
  • Pediatrics
  • Professional Development

My favorite part of Eagle Gate College was their flexible online and on campus schedule. And the clinicals were awesome! - Megan P., 2019 Graduate

The Idaho Falls Campus

The Idaho Falls campus is conveniently located 10 minutes east of downtown Idaho Falls. Just down the road from campus is the Grand Teton Mall, where you can enjoy numerous shops and eateries.

Luckily for our students, Idaho Falls is also home to some of the top medical centers in the country, including Mountain View Hospital, Eastern Idaho Regional Hospital, and Idaho Falls Community Hospital. Our proximity to so many leading medical institutions benefits our students by providing them several employment options upon graduation.

Career Services

Throughout your time at Eagle Gate College, you’ll have access to our highly praised career services department. These faculty members are solely dedicated to helping you land your first nursing job after college. From helping you build your resume to connecting you with top healthcare providers, our career services department will give you all the tools you need to succeed as a Practical Nurse.

Efficient Programs

At Idaho Falls, you can pursue a career in nursing without spending years in school. Through our Practical Nursing program, you can graduate in as little as 12 months. We’ve purposefully tailored our programs to help you achieve your goals as efficiently and effectively as possible. We know many of you may have busy schedules, so we will do what we can to help you graduate as quickly as possible.

I chose Eagle Gate College because of the small class sizes, I got a lot of personal attention. I also made so many friends in my program and consider them my family! - Meghan W., 2019 Graduate

Campus Location

The Eagle Gate College campus in Idaho Falls, UT, is located off exit 116 (Cole Road) from the I-15, heading north. The Idaho Falls campus is located only two miles east of downtown Idaho Falls. Aside from the historic downtown area, students can enjoy the beautiful nature that surrounds the city. One of the most popular attractions is the Idaho Falls riverwalk that highlights some of the city’s most spectacular scenery.

Idaho Falls Campus
Phone: (208) 285-4302
1592 E. 17th St.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83404

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Commonly Asked Questions

As of May 2019, the median annual wage for LPNS was $47,480. The highest 10 percent earned more than $63,360. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics states that the top industries in which LPNs worked were nursing and residential care facilities; government; home healthcare services; hospitals at the state, local, and private levels; and physicians’ offices.

The Practical Nursing program in Idaho Falls can be completed in as little as 12 months.

Public transportation is located on St. Clair Rd. on the west side of campus.

Yes, there is plenty of free parking available for students.

Tuition for the practical nursing program has been reduced from $31,000 to $25,000. There are $5,000 scholarships available for those who qualify, which can further reduce tuition to $20,000.

Many students choose to pursue their PN diploma because it requires less time and money to enter the workforce than if they pursued other nursing degree programs.

The cost of fees, books, uniforms, supplies, transportation, housing, etc. can vary by student.

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Please contact our admissions team for more information.