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2024 Best Registered Nursing Schools

1,711 Colleges in the United States
262,974 Registered Nursing Degrees Awarded
Ranked #3 in popularity, registered nursing is one of the most sought-after degree programs in the nation. So, there are lots of possibilities to explore when you're trying to determine where you want to get your degree.

In 2024, College Factual analyzed 1,711 schools in order to identify the top ones for its Best Registered Nursing Schools ranking. Combined, these schools handed out 262,974 degrees in registered nursing to qualified students.

What's on this page: * Degree-Level Rankings

Choosing a Great Registered Nursing School

Best Registered Nursing Schools The registered nursing program you select can have a big impact on your future. That's why we developed our collection of Best Schools for Registered Nursing rankings. For our Best Overall Registered Nursing School rankings, we roll up the results of our degree-level rankings, weighted by the number of degrees awarded at that level.

In order to find the schools that are the best fit for you, you may want to filter to one of the degree levels below.

Pick Your Registered Nursing Degree Level

Associate Degrees in Registered Nursing
Bachelor's Degrees in Registered Nursing
Master's Degrees in Registered Nursing
Doctor's Degrees in Registered Nursing

When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Registered Nursing Schools list to help you make the college decision. More interested in schools in a specific area of the country? Filter this list by region or state.

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Best Schools for Registered Nursing in the United States

Although we recommend filtering by degree level first, you can view the list below to see which schools give the educational experience for the registered nursing degree levels they offer. Only those schools that rank in the top 15% of all the schools we analyze get awarded with a place on this list.

25 Top Schools in Registered Nursing

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In TX
937 Registered Nursing Degrees Awarded

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is a great option for students pursuing a degree in registered nursing. Located in the large city of Lubbock, TTUHSC is a public university with a moderately-sized student population.

There were roughly 937 registered nursing students who graduated with this degree at TTUHSC in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a degree in registered nursing from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
13th Most Popular In PA
219 Registered Nursing Degrees Awarded

Every student pursuing a degree in registered nursing needs to check out University of Pennsylvania. UPenn is a very large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Philadelphia. A Best Colleges rank of #4 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means UPenn is a great university overall.

There were about 219 registered nursing students who graduated with this degree at UPenn in the most recent data year.

More information about a degree in registered nursing from University of Pennsylvania

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
3rd Most Popular In NY
460 Registered Nursing Degrees Awarded

Any student pursuing a degree in registered nursing has to take a look at New York University. NYU is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the large city of New York. A Best Colleges rank of #27 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means NYU is a great university overall.

There were approximately 460 registered nursing students who graduated with this degree at NYU in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a degree in registered nursing from New York University

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
5th Most Popular In CA
594 Registered Nursing Degrees Awarded

Samuel Merritt University is one of the finest schools in the country for getting a degree in registered nursing. Samuel Merritt University is a small private not-for-profit university located in the large city of Oakland.

There were about 594 registered nursing students who graduated with this degree at Samuel Merritt University in the most recent data year.

More information about a degree in registered nursing from Samuel Merritt University

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
6th Most Popular In TX
396 Registered Nursing Degrees Awarded

Located in the city of Houston, UTHealth is a public university with a moderately-sized student population.

There were about 396 registered nursing students who graduated with this degree at UTHealth in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a degree in registered nursing from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

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Emory University
Atlanta, GA
Graduate Certificate Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In GA
325 Registered Nursing Degrees Awarded

Emory is a large private not-for-profit university located in the large city of Atlanta. A Best Colleges rank of #28 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means Emory is a great university overall.

There were approximately 325 registered nursing students who graduated with this degree at Emory in the most recent data year.

More information about a degree in registered nursing from Emory University

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
8th Most Popular In TX
378 Registered Nursing Degrees Awarded

UTMB Galveston is a small public university located in the fringe town of Galveston.

There were about 378 registered nursing students who graduated with this degree at UTMB Galveston in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a degree in registered nursing from The University of Texas Medical Branch

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Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, CA
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
20th Most Popular In CA
208 Registered Nursing Degrees Awarded

Loma Linda University is a small private not-for-profit university located in the suburb of Loma Linda.

There were about 208 registered nursing students who graduated with this degree at Loma Linda University in the most recent data year.

More information about a degree in registered nursing from Loma Linda University

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Duke University
Durham, NC
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
10th Most Popular In NC
155 Registered Nursing Degrees Awarded

Duke is a large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Durham. A Best Colleges rank of #7 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means Duke is a great university overall.

There were about 155 registered nursing students who graduated with this degree at Duke in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a degree in registered nursing from Duke University

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
11th Most Popular In NY
332 Registered Nursing Degrees Awarded

Columbia is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the large city of New York. A Best Colleges rank of #14 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means Columbia is a great university overall.

There were about 332 registered nursing students who graduated with this degree at Columbia in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a degree in registered nursing from Columbia University in the City of New York

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In MD
554 Registered Nursing Degrees Awarded

UMB is a moderately-sized public university located in the city of Baltimore.

There were approximately 554 registered nursing students who graduated with this degree at UMB in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a degree in registered nursing from University of Maryland - Baltimore

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Georgetown University
Washington, DC
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In DC
318 Registered Nursing Degrees Awarded

Georgetown is a very large private not-for-profit university located in the large city of Washington. A Best Colleges rank of #15 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means Georgetown is a great university overall.

There were roughly 318 registered nursing students who graduated with this degree at Georgetown in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a degree in registered nursing from Georgetown University

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Yale University
New Haven, CT
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
8th Most Popular In CT
245 Registered Nursing Degrees Awarded

Yale is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the medium-sized city of New Haven. A Best Colleges rank of #8 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means Yale is a great university overall.

There were about 245 registered nursing students who graduated with this degree at Yale in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a degree in registered nursing from Yale University

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
10th Most Popular In TX
301 Registered Nursing Degrees Awarded

Located in the city of San Antonio, UT Health San Antonio is a public university with a small student population.

There were roughly 301 registered nursing students who graduated with this degree at UT Health San Antonio in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a degree in registered nursing from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
3rd Most Popular In MD
341 Registered Nursing Degrees Awarded

Located in the large city of Baltimore, Johns Hopkins is a private not-for-profit university with a very large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #23 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means Johns Hopkins is a great university overall.

There were about 341 registered nursing students who graduated with this degree at Johns Hopkins in the most recent data year.

More information about a degree in registered nursing from Johns Hopkins University

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Pacific College
Costa Mesa, CA
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
130th Most Popular In CA
72 Registered Nursing Degrees Awarded

Located in the medium-sized city of Costa Mesa, Pacific College is a private for-profit college with a small student population.

There were roughly 72 registered nursing students who graduated with this degree at Pacific College in the most recent data year.

More information about a degree in registered nursing from Pacific College

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
23rd Most Popular In OH
132 Registered Nursing Degrees Awarded

Located in the city of Cleveland, Case Western is a private not-for-profit university with a large student population. This university ranks 1st out of 96 schools for overall quality in the state of Ohio.

There were roughly 132 registered nursing students who graduated with this degree at Case Western in the most recent data year.

More information about a degree in registered nursing from Case Western Reserve University

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
4th Most Popular In VA
261 Registered Nursing Degrees Awarded

Located in the small suburb of Charlottesville, University of Virginia is a public university with a fairly large student population. This university ranks 1st out of 63 colleges for overall quality in the state of Virginia.

There were roughly 261 registered nursing students who graduated with this degree at University of Virginia in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a degree in registered nursing from University of Virginia - Main Campus

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In DC
311 Registered Nursing Degrees Awarded

Located in the city of Washington, GWU is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population. This university ranks 2nd out of 8 colleges for overall quality in the state of District of Columbia.

There were roughly 311 registered nursing students who graduated with this degree at GWU in the most recent data year.

More information about a degree in registered nursing from George Washington University

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
3rd Most Popular In WA
233 Registered Nursing Degrees Awarded

Located in the city of Seattle, Seattle U is a private not-for-profit university with a moderately-sized student population. This university ranks 2nd out of 51 colleges for overall quality in the state of Washington.

There were roughly 233 registered nursing students who graduated with this degree at Seattle U in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a degree in registered nursing from Seattle University

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In NE
348 Registered Nursing Degrees Awarded

Located in the large city of Omaha, Creighton is a private not-for-profit university with a moderately-sized student population. This university ranks 1st out of 19 colleges for overall quality in the state of Nebraska.

There were about 348 registered nursing students who graduated with this degree at Creighton in the most recent data year.

More information about a degree in registered nursing from Creighton University

22
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In PA
689 Registered Nursing Degrees Awarded

Thomas Jefferson University is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit university located in the city of Philadelphia. This university ranks 8th out of 109 schools for overall quality in the state of Pennsylvania.

There were approximately 689 registered nursing students who graduated with this degree at Thomas Jefferson University in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a degree in registered nursing from Thomas Jefferson University

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
15th Most Popular In MI
187 Registered Nursing Degrees Awarded

Located in the medium-sized city of Ann Arbor, U-M is a public university with a very large student population. This university ranks 1st out of 57 schools for overall quality in the state of Michigan.

There were approximately 187 registered nursing students who graduated with this degree at U-M in the most recent data year.

More information about a degree in registered nursing from University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In OR
392 Registered Nursing Degrees Awarded

Located in the large city of Portland, OHSU is a public university with a small student population.

There were roughly 392 registered nursing students who graduated with this degree at OHSU in the most recent data year.

More information about a degree in registered nursing from Oregon Health & Science University

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
9th Most Popular In PA
338 Registered Nursing Degrees Awarded

Pitt is a very large public university located in the large city of Pittsburgh. This university ranks 7th out of 109 schools for overall quality in the state of Pennsylvania.

There were about 338 registered nursing students who graduated with this degree at Pitt in the most recent data year.

More information about a degree in registered nursing from University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus

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Drexel University
Philadelphia, PA

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University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL
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University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA
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Additional Award Winners

This section represents the rest of the schools awarded a Best Registered Nursing Schools badge. Showing in this list means the school was ranked in the top 15% of the 1711 different United States registered nursing schools we analyzed.

RankCollegeLocation
51Rutgers University - New BrunswickNew Brunswick, NJ
52University of FloridaGainesville, FL
53University of San FranciscoSan Francisco, CA
54Azusa Pacific UniversityAzusa, CA
55Molloy CollegeRockville Centre, NY
56University of North Carolina at Chapel HillChapel Hill, NC
57Ohio State University - Main CampusColumbus, OH
58Fairfield UniversityFairfield, CT
59Mount Saint Mary’s UniversityLos Angeles, CA
60School Removed
60University of Nevada - Las VegasLas Vegas, NV
61University of Phoenix - ArizonaPhoenix, AZ
62Villanova UniversityVillanova, PA
63University of Minnesota - Twin CitiesMinneapolis, MN
64The University of Texas at ArlingtonArlington, TX
65Roseman University of Health SciencesHenderson, NV
66Samford UniversityBirmingham, AL
67University of South Carolina - ColumbiaColumbia, SC
68Stony Brook UniversityStony Brook, NY
69Texas A&M University - College StationCollege Station, TX
70University of Cincinnati - Main CampusCincinnati, OH
71Medical University of South CarolinaCharleston, SC
72Gonzaga UniversitySpokane, WA
73Indiana University - Purdue University - IndianapolisIndianapolis, IN
74University of UtahSalt Lake City, UT
75Baylor UniversityWaco, TX
76Simmons UniversityBoston, MA
77Oak Point UniversityOak Brook, IL
78University of ArizonaTucson, AZ
79California State University - Long BeachLong Beach, CA
80LIU PostBrookville, NY
81University of KansasLawrence, KS
82Widener UniversityChester, PA
83Northeastern UniversityBoston, MA
84Adelphi UniversityGarden City, NY
85National UniversitySan Diego, CA
86Winona State UniversityWinona, MN
87San Diego State UniversitySan Diego, CA
88The University of Tennessee - Health Science CenterMemphis, TN
89University of Alabama at BirminghamBirmingham, AL
90Saint Louis UniversitySaint Louis, MO
91Chamberlain University - IllinoisAddison, IL
92Southern Adventist UniversityCollegedale, TN
93Mount Carmel College of NursingColumbus, OH
94West Coast University - Los AngelesNorth Hollywood, CA
95El Centro CollegeDallas, TX
96California State University - FullertonFullerton, CA
97University of North DakotaGrand Forks, ND
98Xavier UniversityCincinnati, OH
99University of Missouri - ColumbiaColumbia, MO
100University of MississippiUniversity, MS
101La Salle UniversityPhiladelphia, PA
102Kent State University at KentKent, OH
103Point Loma Nazarene UniversitySan Diego, CA
104Miami Regional UniversityMiami Springs, FL
105Rasmussen University - FloridaOcala, FL
106University of Nevada - RenoReno, NV
107University of Illinois at ChicagoChicago, IL
108Allen CollegeWaterloo, IA
109Rasmussen University - IllinoisRockford, IL
110Washington State UniversityPullman, WA
111Hunter CollegeNew York, NY
112ECPI UniversityVirginia Beach, VA
113Denver College of NursingDenver, CO
114Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied HealthOmaha, NE
115Pennsylvania College of Health SciencesLancaster, PA
116Helene Fuld College of NursingNew York, NY
117University of DelawareNewark, DE
118Mercer UniversityMacon, GA
119University of Rhode IslandKingston, RI
120The College of Saint ScholasticaDuluth, MN
121Boston CollegeChestnut Hill, MA
122Clemson UniversityClemson, SC
123Rasmussen University - MinnesotaSt. Cloud, MN
124Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New OrleansNew Orleans, LA
125The College of New JerseyEwing, NJ
126Oakland UniversityRochester Hills, MI
127Virginia Commonwealth UniversityRichmond, VA
128Galen College of Nursing - LouisvilleLouisville, KY
129Delaware Technical Community College - TerryDover, DE
130Excelsior UniversityAlbany, NY
131DeSales UniversityCenter Valley, PA
132Union UniversityJackson, TN
133Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health SciencesBoston, MA
134University of Missouri - Kansas CityKansas City, MO
135Florida International UniversityMiami, FL
136University of Massachusetts AmherstAmherst, MA
137University of South Florida - Main CampusTampa, FL
138AmeriTech College - DraperDraper, UT
139South Dakota State UniversityBrookings, SD
140University at BuffaloBuffalo, NY
141Northern Arizona UniversityFlagstaff, AZ
142University of ToledoToledo, OH
143Maryville University of Saint LouisSaint Louis, MO
144Michigan State UniversityEast Lansing, MI
145University of KentuckyLexington, KY
146University of LouisvilleLouisville, KY
147University of New Hampshire - Main CampusDurham, NH
148Nova Southeastern UniversityFort Lauderdale, FL
149Quinsigamond Community CollegeWorcester, MA
150Bradley UniversityPeoria, IL
151San Joaquin Delta CollegeStockton, CA
152Broward CollegeFort Lauderdale, FL
153Binghamton UniversityVestal, NY
154The University of AlabamaTuscaloosa, AL
155Pace University - New YorkNew York, NY
156Gwynedd Mercy UniversityGwynedd Valley, PA
157Nightingale CollegeSalt Lake City, UT
158South Texas CollegeMcAllen, TX
159The Graduate Center, CUNYNew York, NY
160Arizona State University - TempeTempe, AZ
161California State University - San MarcosSan Marcos, CA
162Lone Star College SystemThe Woodlands, TX
163University of Central FloridaOrlando, FL
164Moravian CollegeBethlehem, PA
165University of Detroit MercyDetroit, MI
166Los Angeles County College of Nursing and Allied HealthLos Angeles, CA
167East Carolina UniversityGreenville, NC
168University of New Mexico - Main CampusAlbuquerque, NM
169University of North Carolina at WilmingtonWilmington, NC
170Wayne State UniversityDetroit, MI
171University of ScrantonScranton, PA
172Shenandoah UniversityWinchester, VA
173Minnesota State University - MankatoMankato, MN
174California State University - Dominguez HillsCarson, CA
175The University of Tennessee - KnoxvilleKnoxville, TN
176Touro University NevadaHenderson, NV
177Bellin CollegeGreen Bay, WI
178Rutgers University - CamdenCamden, NJ
179The University of Texas at TylerTyler, TX
180Tarrant County College DistrictFort Worth, TX
181Regis CollegeWeston, MA
182Houston Community CollegeHouston, TX
183Madonna UniversityLivonia, MI
184Del Mar CollegeCorpus Christi, TX
185West Coast University - OntarioOntario, CA
186University of ArkansasFayetteville, AR
187California State University - FresnoFresno, CA
188Upstate Medical UniversitySyracuse, NY
189Texas Woman’s UniversityDenton, TX
190University of Arkansas for Medical SciencesLittle Rock, AR
191University of Hawaii at ManoaHonolulu, HI
192West Chester University of PennsylvaniaWest Chester, PA
193James Madison UniversityHarrisonburg, VA
194Augusta UniversityAugusta, GA
195Webster UniversitySaint Louis, MO
196Felician UniversityLodi, NJ
197Sacred Heart UniversityFairfield, CT
198University of South AlabamaMobile, AL
199Clarkson CollegeOmaha, NE
200William Paterson University of New JerseyWayne, NJ
201Pacific Union CollegeAngwin, CA
202George Mason UniversityFairfax, VA
203Seton Hall UniversitySouth Orange, NJ
204Lehman CollegeBronx, NY
205Indiana Wesleyan University - National & GlobalMarion, IN
206Quinnipiac UniversityHamden, CT
207University of Massachusetts - LowellLowell, MA
208University of Massachusetts - BostonBoston, MA
209San Jose State UniversitySan Jose, CA
210Saint Anthony College of NursingRockford, IL
210Illinois State UniversityNormal, IL
212Pacific Lutheran UniversityTacoma, WA
213California State University - StanislausTurlock, CA
214Cedarville UniversityCedarville, OH
215San Francisco State UniversitySan Francisco, CA
216Fresno City CollegeFresno, CA
217East Tennessee State UniversityJohnson City, TN
218California State University - SacramentoSacramento, CA
219Chamberlain University - New JerseyNorth Brunswick, NJ
220Boise State UniversityBoise, ID
221Regis UniversityDenver, CO
222University of Southern IndianaEvansville, IN
223Otterbein UniversityWesterville, OH
224University of St FrancisJoliet, IL
225GateWay Community CollegePhoenix, AZ
226Sonoma State UniversityRohnert Park, CA
227Carrington College, SacramentoSacramento, CA
228Miami Dade CollegeMiami, FL
229Saint Mary’s CollegeNotre Dame, IN
230California State University - Los AngelesLos Angeles, CA
231Chamberlain University - NevadaLas Vegas, NV
232Santa Rosa Junior CollegeSanta Rosa, CA
233Rockhurst UniversityKansas City, MO
234College of Saint BenedictSaint Joseph, MN
235Eastern International College - Jersey CityJersey City, NJ
236Southern Illinois University EdwardsvilleEdwardsville, IL
237Dallas Nursing InstituteRichardson, TX
238Wagner CollegeStaten Island, NY
239College of Mount Saint VincentBronx, NY
240Marymount UniversityArlington, VA
241New England Institute of TechnologyEast Greenwich, RI
242Southern New Hampshire UniversityManchester, NH
243San Jacinto Community CollegePasadena, TX
244Georgia Southern UniversityStatesboro, GA
245Chippewa Valley Technical CollegeEau Claire, WI
246Alverno CollegeMilwaukee, WI
247Montana State UniversityBozeman, MT
248DePaul UniversityChicago, IL
249Northern Kentucky UniversityHighland Heights, KY
250Georgia College & State UniversityMilledgeville, GA
251California State University - ChicoChico, CA
252Florida State UniversityTallahassee, FL
253Valencia CollegeOrlando, FL
254Auburn UniversityAuburn, AL
255Gannon UniversityErie, PA
256Jacksonville UniversityJacksonville, FL

Honorable Mentions

Here are some additional great schools for Registered Nursing students that almost earned our Best Registered Nursing Schools award.

RankCollegeLocation
257University of MaryBismarck, ND
258St Catherine UniversitySaint Paul, MN
259St. John Fisher CollegeRochester, NY
260Madison Area Technical CollegeMadison, WI
261Gateway Technical CollegeKenosha, WI
262Mount Marty UniversityYankton, SD
263Lewis UniversityRomeoville, IL
264Brandman UniversityIrvine, CA
265Howard Community CollegeColumbia, MD
266Weber State UniversityOgden, UT
267Mississippi University for WomenColumbus, MS
268Fairleigh Dickinson University - Metropolitan CampusTeaneck, NJ
269Mercy CollegeDobbs Ferry, NY
270Catholic University of AmericaWashington, DC
271Wilmington UniversityNew Castle, DE
272Butte CollegeOroville, CA
273University of Wisconsin - MilwaukeeMilwaukee, WI
274Monmouth UniversityWest Long Branch, NJ
275Montgomery CollegeRockville, MD
276California State University - East BayHayward, CA
277Seattle Pacific UniversitySeattle, WA
278California Baptist UniversityRiverside, CA
279West Virginia UniversityMorgantown, WV
280York College of PennsylvaniaYork, PA
281Marshall UniversityHuntington, WV
282Cabarrus College of Health SciencesConcord, NC
283Rivier UniversityNashua, NH
284Capital Community CollegeHartford, CT
285Anderson University South CarolinaAnderson, SC
286North Dakota State University - Main CampusFargo, ND
287Vanguard University of Southern CaliforniaCosta Mesa, CA
288Dominican University of CaliforniaSan Rafael, CA
289Austin Community College DistrictAustin, TX
290Luther CollegeDecorah, IA
291Old Dominion UniversityNorfolk, VA
292Alvin Community CollegeAlvin, TX
293Arkansas State University - Main CampusJonesboro, AR
294Towson UniversityTowson, MD
295University of Saint Francis - Fort WayneFort Wayne, IN
296Radford UniversityRadford, VA
297D’Youville CollegeBuffalo, NY
298Union County CollegeCranford, NJ
299Brigham Young University - ProvoProvo, UT
300Milwaukee School of EngineeringMilwaukee, WI
301University of Wisconsin - Eau ClaireEau Claire, WI
302California State University - Monterey BaySeaside, CA
303California State University - NorthridgeNorthridge, CA
304College of Staten Island CUNYStaten Island, NY
305Bethel University MinnesotaSaint Paul, MN
306Saint Xavier UniversityChicago, IL
307Seattle Central CollegeSeattle, WA
308Chatham UniversityPittsburgh, PA
309University of ProvidenceGreat Falls, MT
310Holy Family UniversityPhiladelphia, PA
310Purdue University NorthwestHammond, IN
312Arizona State University - SkysongScottsdale, AZ
313Eastern Mennonite UniversityHarrisonburg, VA
314Rhode Island CollegeProvidence, RI
315Stockton UniversityGalloway, NJ
316University of Missouri - St LouisSaint Louis, MO
317Ball State UniversityMuncie, IN
318Rowan UniversityGlassboro, NJ
319Viterbo UniversityLa Crosse, WI
320Messiah UniversityMechanicsburg, PA
321Cincinnati State Technical and Community CollegeCincinnati, OH
322Elms CollegeChicopee, MA
323Fresno Pacific UniversityFresno, CA
323Concordia University, IrvineIrvine, CA
324University of VermontBurlington, VT
325Ursuline CollegePepper Pike, OH
326San Joaquin Valley College-OntarioOntario, CA
327Temple UniversityPhiladelphia, PA
328Wilkes UniversityWilkes-Barre, PA
329Methodist CollegePeoria, IL
330Laboure CollegeMilton, MA
331Barry UniversityMiami, FL
332Eastern Michigan UniversityYpsilanti, MI
333Riverside City CollegeRiverside, CA
334Bryan College of Health SciencesLincoln, NE
335Delgado Community CollegeNew Orleans, LA
336The University of Texas Rio Grande ValleyEdinburg, TX
337University of TulsaTulsa, OK
338Herzing University - MadisonMadison, WI
339North Park UniversityChicago, IL
340University of Massachusetts Medical School WorcesterWorcester, MA
341College of Saint ElizabethMorristown, NJ
342Bellarmine UniversityLouisville, KY

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One of 23 majors within the Nursing area of study, Registered Nursing has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related MajorAnnual Graduates
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing16,647
Nursing Practice8,862
Nursing Administration8,663
Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing4,717
Nursing Science4,701
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing2,895
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing2,075
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing2,011
Nurse Anesthetist1,768
Critical Care Nursing747

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