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2015 Ranking - Top 100 nursing schools:

Grand Canyon University
1. Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, AZ, 11 nursing majors

The University of Texas at Arlington
2. The University of Texas

Arlington, TX, 9 nursing majors

University of Cincinnati
3. University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH, 18 nursing majors

New York University
4. New York University

New York City, NY, 23 nursing majors

Vanderbilt University
5. Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN, 27 nursing majors

University of Pennsylvania
6. University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA, 18 nursing majors

Ohio University
7. Ohio University

Athens, OH, 4 nursing majors

Walden University
8. Walden University

Minneapolis, MN, 3 nursing majors

Indiana Wesleyan University
9. Indiana Wesleyan University

Marion, IN, 10 nursing majors

Excelsior College
10. Excelsior College

Albany, NY, 7 nursing majors

Drexel University
11. Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA, 8 nursing majors

Regis University
12. Regis University

Denver, CO, 7 nursing majors

Texas Woman's University
13. Texas Woman's University

Denton, TX, 14 nursing majors

Kent State University at Kent
14. Kent State University

Kent, OH, 9 nursing majors

Stony Brook University
15. Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY, 9 nursing majors

University of Maryland Baltimore
16. University of Maryland Baltimore

Baltimore, MD, 5 nursing majors

Johns Hopkins University
17. Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD, 6 nursing majors

University of Central Florida
18. University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL, 4 nursing majors

Emory University
19. Emory University

Atlanta, GA, 15 nursing majors

Columbia University in the City of New York
20. Columbia University in the City of New York

New York City, NY, 6 nursing majors

Loyola University Chicago
21. Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, IL, 21 nursing majors

University of Iowa
22. University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA, 20 nursing majors

Villanova University
23. Villanova University

Villanova, PA, 13 nursing majors

University of Rochester
24. University of Rochester

Rochester, NY, 21 nursing majors

University of Miami
25. University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL, 10 nursing majors

University of South Florida
26. University of South Florida

Tampa, FL, 4 nursing majors

University of Nebraska Medical Center
University of Massachusetts Boston
28. University of Massachusetts Boston

Boston, MA, 7 nursing majors

Molloy College
29. Molloy College

Rockville Centre, NY, 12 nursing majors

Duke University
30. Duke University

Durham, NC, 6 nursing majors

The College of Saint Scholastica
31. The College of Saint Scholastica

Duluth, MN, 20 nursing majors

University of Michigan Ann Arbor
32. University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI, 9 nursing majors

University of South Alabama
33. University of South Alabama

Mobile, AL, 5 nursing majors

Virginia Commonwealth University
34. Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA, 6 nursing majors

Western Governors University
35. Western Governors University

Salt Lake City, UT, 2 nursing majors

Kaplan University Davenport
36. Kaplan University Davenport

Davenport, IA, 10 nursing majors

Boston College
37. Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA, 11 nursing majors

La Salle University
38. La Salle University

Philadelphia, PA, 13 nursing majors

Oakland University
39. Oakland University

Rochester Hills, MI, 8 nursing majors

Madonna University
40. Madonna University

Livonia, MI, 31 nursing majors

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans
University of Toledo
42. University of Toledo

Toledo, OH, 18 nursing majors

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
43. The University of Texas Health Science Center

San Antonio, TX, 11 nursing majors

University of Minnesota Twin Cities
44. University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN, 9 nursing majors

St Catherine University
45. St Catherine University

Saint Paul, MN, 10 nursing majors

The University of Texas Medical Branch
46. The University of Texas Medical Branch

Galveston, TX, 9 nursing majors

Loma Linda University
47. Loma Linda University

Loma Linda, CA, 17 nursing majors

Washington State University
48. Washington State University

Pullman, WA, 6 nursing majors

University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh
49. University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA, 8 nursing majors

Northeastern University
50. Northeastern University

Boston, MA, 7 nursing majors

Winston Salem State University
51. Winston Salem State University

Winston Salem, NC, 4 nursing majors

Barry University
52. Barry University

Miami, FL, 13 nursing majors

University of South Carolina Columbia
53. University of South Carolina Columbia

Columbia, SC, 9 nursing majors

Thomas Jefferson University
54. Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia, PA, 6 nursing majors

Texas Christian University
55. Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX, 7 nursing majors

CUNY Hunter College
56. CUNY Hunter College

New York City, NY, 7 nursing majors

Samuel Merritt University
57. Samuel Merritt University

Oakland, CA, 4 nursing majors

Long Island University Brooklyn
58. Long Island University Brooklyn

Brooklyn, NY, 12 nursing majors

University of San Francisco
59. University of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA, 7 nursing majors

University of Connecticut
60. University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT, 9 nursing majors

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
61. University of North Carolina

Chapel Hill, NC, 4 nursing majors

Azusa Pacific University
62. Azusa Pacific University

Azusa, CA, 6 nursing majors

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
63. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Edwardsville, IL, 15 nursing majors

SUNY at Binghamton
64. SUNY at Binghamton

Vestal, NY, 11 nursing majors

George Mason University
65. George Mason University

Fairfax, VA, 5 nursing majors

Arizona State University
66. Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ, 7 nursing majors

Saint Louis University
67. Saint Louis University

Saint Louis, MO, 4 nursing majors

Adelphi University
68. Adelphi University

Garden City, NY, 6 nursing majors

South Dakota State University
69. South Dakota State University

Brookings, SD, 7 nursing majors

The University of Tennessee
70. The University of Tennessee

Knoxville, TN, 7 nursing majors

Weber State University
71. Weber State University

Ogden, UT, 6 nursing majors

University of Illinois at Chicago
72. University of Illinois

Chicago, IL, 5 nursing majors

Yale University
73. Yale University

New Haven, CT, 6 nursing majors

Seton Hall University
74. Seton Hall University

South Orange, NJ, 7 nursing majors

The University of Texas at El Paso
75. The University of Texas

El Paso, TX, 9 nursing majors

University of Florida
76. University of Florida

Gainesville, FL, 4 nursing majors

East Tennessee State University
77. East Tennessee State University

Johnson City, TN, 9 nursing majors

University of Washington Seattle
78. University of Washington Seattle

Seattle, WA, 5 nursing majors

Pace University New York
79. Pace University New York

New York City, NY, 10 nursing majors

Ohio State University
80. Ohio State University

Columbus, OH, 3 nursing majors

Georgia Health Sciences University
81. Georgia Health Sciences University

Augusta, GA, 9 nursing majors

Winona State University
82. Winona State University

Winona, MN, 9 nursing majors

Wayne State University
83. Wayne State University

Detroit, MI, 12 nursing majors

Union University
84. Union University

Jackson, TN, 12 nursing majors

East Carolina University
85. East Carolina University

Greenville, NC, 4 nursing majors

Frontier Nursing University
86. Frontier Nursing University

Hyden, KY, 10 nursing majors

Regis College
87. Regis College

Weston, MA, 5 nursing majors

University of Kansas
88. University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS, 8 nursing majors

Our Lady of the Lake College
89. Our Lady of the Lake College

Baton Rouge, LA, 6 nursing majors

University of Akron
90. University of Akron

Akron, OH, 8 nursing majors

Simmons College
91. Simmons College

Boston, MA, 6 nursing majors

Creighton University
92. Creighton University

Omaha, NE, 7 nursing majors

Florida Atlantic University
93. Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, FL, 4 nursing majors

Duquesne University
94. Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA, 12 nursing majors

California State University Long Beach
95. California State University Long Beach

Long Beach, CA, 5 nursing majors

University of Wisconsin Madison
96. University of Wisconsin Madison

Madison, WI, 5 nursing majors

Ball State University
97. Ball State University

Muncie, IN, 6 nursing majors

University of California Los Angeles
98. University of California Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA, 4 nursing majors

University of Virginia
99. University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA, 3 nursing majors

University at Buffalo
100. University at Buffalo

Buffalo, NY, 8 nursing majors

Nursing schools by state:

Schools by State46 Nursing Schools in Alabama38 Nursing Schools in Arizona38 Nursing Schools in Arkansas213 Nursing Schools in California38 Nursing Schools in Colorado29 Nursing Schools in Connecticut9 Nursing Schools in Delaware166 Nursing Schools in Florida68 Nursing Schools in Georgia12 Nursing Schools in Idaho109 Nursing Schools in Illinois47 Nursing Schools in Indiana39 Nursing Schools in Iowa46 Nursing Schools in Kansas45 Nursing Schools in Kentucky38 Nursing Schools in Louisiana14 Nursing Schools in Maine27 Nursing Schools in Maryland54 Nursing Schools in Massachusetts74 Nursing Schools in Michigan58 Nursing Schools in Minnesota23 Nursing Schools in Mississippi83 Nursing Schools in Missouri16 Nursing Schools in Montana19 Nursing Schools in Nebraska15 Nursing Schools in Nevada14 Nursing Schools in New Hampshire56 Nursing Schools in New Jersey31 Nursing Schools in New Mexico148 Nursing Schools in New York83 Nursing Schools in North Carolina18 Nursing Schools in North Dakota153 Nursing Schools in Ohio80 Nursing Schools in Oklahoma28 Nursing Schools in Oregon143 Nursing Schools in Pennsylvania6 Nursing Schools in Rhode Island34 Nursing Schools in South Carolina15 Nursing Schools in South Dakota72 Nursing Schools in Tennessee133 Nursing Schools in Texas29 Nursing Schools in Utah5 Nursing Schools in Vermont71 Nursing Schools in Virginia48 Nursing Schools in Washington6 Nursing Schools in District of Columbia39 Nursing Schools in West Virginia41 Nursing Schools in Wisconsin7 Nursing Schools in Wyoming

Nursing schools by diploma:

Certificates: 1,627 schools
Associate's Degrees: 1,243 schools
Bachelor's Degrees: 955 schools
Master's Degrees: 544 schools
Doctoral Degrees: 206 schools

Nursing schools by major:

Registered Nursing: 1,967 schools
Practical Nursing: 1,290 schools
Nursing Administration: 249 schools
Nursing Sciences: 251 schools
Clinical Nursing: 174 schools
Surgical and Anesthesiology: 78 schools
Psychiatric Nursing: 54 schools
Geriatric Nursing: 24 schools
Family Practice: 189 schools
Maternal and Neonatal: 36 schools
Pediatric Nursing: 33 schools
Nursing Assistance: 601 schools

Nursing schools by region:

Northeast: 469 schools
Midwest: 702 schools
South: 1045 schools
West: 488 schools

Popular nursing school cities:

Miami: 23 schools
Chicago: 22 schools
Los Angeles: 14 schools
Philadelphia: 13 schools
New York City: 12 schools
Nashville: 11 schools
San Antonio: 11 schools
Tampa: 11 schools
Indianapolis: 11 schools
Houston: 11 schools
Jacksonville: 11 schools
Pittsburgh: 10 schools
Louisville: 10 schools
Phoenix: 10 schools
Boston: 9 schools
Cincinnati: 9 schools
Portland: 9 schools
Oklahoma City: 9 schools
Saint Louis: 9 schools
Omaha: 9 schools
Kansas City: 9 schools
Milwaukee: 8 schools
Baltimore: 8 schools
Richmond: 8 schools
Denver: 8 schools
Albuquerque: 8 schools
Brooklyn: 7 schools
San Diego: 7 schools
Minneapolis: 7 schools
Columbus: 7 schools
Salt Lake City: 7 schools
Arecibo: 7 schools
Orlando: 7 schools
San Juan: 7 schools
Tulsa: 7 schools
Norfolk: 7 schools
Rochester: 6 schools
Washington: 6 schools
New Orleans: 6 schools
El Paso: 6 schools
Seattle: 6 schools
Syracuse: 6 schools
Baton Rouge: 6 schools
Tucson: 6 schools
Sacramento: 6 schools
Erie: 6 schools
Birmingham: 6 schools
Bayamon: 6 schools
Albany: 6 schools
Mobile: 6 schools
Ponce: 6 schools
Dallas: 6 schools
Colorado Springs: 6 schools
Fort Lauderdale: 6 schools
Atlanta: 5 schools
Saint Paul: 5 schools
Bronx: 5 schools
Springfield: 5 schools
Las Vegas: 5 schools
Dayton: 5 schools
Fort Wayne: 5 schools
Akron: 5 schools
Madison: 5 schools
Lincoln: 5 schools
San Jose: 5 schools
Charlotte: 5 schools
Tallahassee: 5 schools
Memphis: 5 schools
Fort Myers: 5 schools
Fresno: 5 schools
Springfield: 5 schools
Caguas: 5 schools
Henderson: 5 schools
Cleveland: 4 schools
Buffalo: 4 schools
Honolulu: 4 schools
Oakland: 4 schools
Troy: 4 schools
Wichita: 4 schools
Aurora: 4 schools
Newark: 4 schools
Worcester: 4 schools
San Francisco: 4 schools
Knoxville: 4 schools
Durham: 4 schools
Corpus Christi: 4 schools
Rockford: 4 schools
Bismarck: 4 schools
Scranton: 4 schools
Sioux City: 4 schools
Mesa: 4 schools
Tacoma: 4 schools
Pensacola: 4 schools
Utica: 4 schools
Hialeah: 4 schools
Flint: 4 schools
Ontario: 4 schools
Canton: 4 schools
Lynchburg: 4 schools
Montgomery: 4 schools
Boise: 4 schools
Savannah: 4 schools
Irvine: 4 schools
Cedar Rapids: 4 schools
West Palm Beach: 4 schools
Spokane: 4 schools
Sioux Falls: 4 schools
Grand Rapids: 4 schools
Toledo: 3 schools
Detroit: 3 schools
New Haven: 3 schools
Jackson: 3 schools
Augusta: 3 schools
Winona: 3 schools
Charleston: 3 schools
Westerville: 3 schools
Peoria: 3 schools
Davenport: 3 schools
Macon: 3 schools
Tempe: 3 schools
Staten Island: 3 schools
Fort Worth: 3 schools
Costa Mesa: 3 schools
Columbia: 3 schools
Fairfax: 3 schools
Green Bay: 3 schools
Lexington: 3 schools
Roanoke: 3 schools
Lubbock: 3 schools
Dover: 3 schools
Morgantown: 3 schools
Huntsville: 3 schools
Carolina: 3 schools
Albany: 3 schools
Wilmington: 3 schools
Abilene: 3 schools
Tuscaloosa: 3 schools
Youngstown: 3 schools
Huntington: 3 schools
Little Rock: 3 schools
Clearwater: 3 schools
Beckley: 3 schools
Rome: 3 schools
Saint Cloud: 3 schools
Reading: 3 schools
Pine Bluff: 3 schools
Austin: 3 schools
Provo: 3 schools
Pomona: 3 schools
Riverside: 3 schools
Bethlehem: 3 schools
Quincy: 3 schools
Jersey City: 3 schools
Manchester: 3 schools
Nashua: 3 schools
Anaheim: 3 schools
Reno: 3 schools
San Bernardino: 3 schools
Fayetteville: 3 schools
Bakersfield: 3 schools
Bradenton: 3 schools
Virginia Beach: 3 schools
South Bend: 3 schools
Salina: 3 schools
Humacao: 3 schools
Manati: 3 schools
Florence: 3 schools
Cape Girardeau: 3 schools
Steubenville: 3 schools
Glendale: 3 schools
Bridgeport: 3 schools
Elmira: 3 schools
Ocala: 3 schools
Plattsburgh: 3 schools
Lancaster: 3 schools
Hayward: 3 schools
Saint Petersburg: 3 schools
Mayaguez: 3 schools
Panama City: 3 schools
Merrillville: 3 schools
Van Nuys: 3 schools
Livonia: 2 schools
Duluth: 2 schools
Waterloo: 2 schools
La Crosse: 2 schools
Ann Arbor: 2 schools
Marion: 2 schools
Galveston: 2 schools
Arlington: 2 schools
Joliet: 2 schools
Kent: 2 schools
Winchester: 2 schools
Tyler: 2 schools
Fond Du Lac: 2 schools
Rochester Hills: 2 schools
Columbia: 2 schools
Hampton: 2 schools
Winston Salem: 2 schools
Long Beach: 2 schools
Fairfield: 2 schools
Lafayette: 2 schools
Lake Charles: 2 schools
Las Cruces: 2 schools
Garden City: 2 schools
Ogden: 2 schools
Bangor: 2 schools
West Hartford: 2 schools
University Park: 2 schools
Waco: 2 schools
Lakeland: 2 schools
Hammond: 2 schools
Flagstaff: 2 schools
Statesboro: 2 schools
Gainesville: 2 schools
Jackson: 2 schools
Rio Grande: 2 schools
Bowling Green: 2 schools
Brownsville: 2 schools
Thomasville: 2 schools
Victoria: 2 schools
Bay City: 2 schools
Arlington: 2 schools
Chula Vista: 2 schools
Eau Claire: 2 schools
Normal: 2 schools
Overland Park: 2 schools
Conway: 2 schools
Teaneck: 2 schools
North Hollywood: 2 schools
Media: 2 schools
Hamden: 2 schools
Laredo: 2 schools
Elgin: 2 schools

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