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2015 Ranking - Top 100 nursing schools:

Grand Canyon University - Nursing School Ranking
1. Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, AZ, 11 nursing programs

The University of Texas at Arlington - Nursing School Ranking
2. The University of Texas

Arlington, TX, 9 nursing programs

University of Cincinnati - Nursing School Ranking
3. University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH, 18 nursing programs

New York University - Nursing School Ranking
4. New York University

New York City, NY, 23 nursing programs

Vanderbilt University - Nursing School Ranking
5. Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN, 27 nursing programs

University of Pennsylvania - Nursing School Ranking
6. University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA, 18 nursing programs

Ohio University - Nursing School Ranking
7. Ohio University

Athens, OH, 4 nursing programs

Walden University - Nursing School Ranking
8. Walden University

Minneapolis, MN, 3 nursing programs

Indiana Wesleyan University - Nursing School Ranking
9. Indiana Wesleyan University

Marion, IN, 10 nursing programs

Excelsior College - Nursing School Ranking
10. Excelsior College

Albany, NY, 7 nursing programs

Drexel University - Nursing School Ranking
11. Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA, 8 nursing programs

Regis University - Nursing School Ranking
12. Regis University

Denver, CO, 7 nursing programs

Texas Woman's University - Nursing School Ranking
13. Texas Woman's University

Denton, TX, 14 nursing programs

Kent State University at Kent - Nursing School Ranking
14. Kent State University

Kent, OH, 9 nursing programs

Stony Brook University - Nursing School Ranking
15. Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY, 9 nursing programs

University of Maryland Baltimore - Nursing School Ranking
16. University of Maryland Baltimore

Baltimore, MD, 5 nursing programs

Johns Hopkins University - Nursing School Ranking
17. Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD, 6 nursing programs

University of Central Florida - Nursing School Ranking
18. University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL, 4 nursing programs

Emory University - Nursing School Ranking
19. Emory University

Atlanta, GA, 15 nursing programs

Columbia University in The City of New York - Nursing School Ranking
20. Columbia University in the City of New York

New York City, NY, 6 nursing programs

Loyola University Chicago - Nursing School Ranking
21. Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, IL, 21 nursing programs

University of Iowa - Nursing School Ranking
22. University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA, 20 nursing programs

Villanova University - Nursing School Ranking
23. Villanova University

Villanova, PA, 13 nursing programs

University of Rochester - Nursing School Ranking
24. University of Rochester

Rochester, NY, 21 nursing programs

University of Miami - Nursing School Ranking
25. University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL, 10 nursing programs

University of South Florida - Nursing School Ranking
26. University of South Florida

Tampa, FL, 4 nursing programs

University of Nebraska Medical Center - Nursing School Ranking
27. University of Nebraska Medical Center

Omaha, NE, 4 nursing programs

University of Massachusetts Boston - Nursing School Ranking
28. University of Massachusetts Boston

Boston, MA, 7 nursing programs

Molloy College - Nursing School Ranking
29. Molloy College

Rockville Centre, NY, 12 nursing programs

Duke University - Nursing School Ranking
30. Duke University

Durham, NC, 6 nursing programs

The College of Saint Scholastica - Nursing School Ranking
31. The College of Saint Scholastica

Duluth, MN, 20 nursing programs

University of Michigan Ann Arbor - Nursing School Ranking
32. University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI, 9 nursing programs

University of South Alabama - Nursing School Ranking
33. University of South Alabama

Mobile, AL, 5 nursing programs

Virginia Commonwealth University - Nursing School Ranking
34. Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA, 6 nursing programs

Western Governors University - Nursing School Ranking
35. Western Governors University

Salt Lake City, UT, 2 nursing programs

Kaplan University Davenport - Nursing School Ranking
36. Kaplan University Davenport

Davenport, IA, 10 nursing programs

Boston College - Nursing School Ranking
37. Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA, 11 nursing programs

La Salle University - Nursing School Ranking
38. La Salle University

Philadelphia, PA, 13 nursing programs

Oakland University - Nursing School Ranking
39. Oakland University

Rochester Hills, MI, 8 nursing programs

Madonna University - Nursing School Ranking
40. Madonna University

Livonia, MI, 31 nursing programs

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans - Nursing School Ranking
University of Toledo - Nursing School Ranking
42. University of Toledo

Toledo, OH, 18 nursing programs

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio - Nursing School Ranking
43. The University of Texas Health Science Center

San Antonio, TX, 11 nursing programs

University of Minnesota Twin Cities - Nursing School Ranking
44. University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN, 9 nursing programs

St Catherine University - Nursing School Ranking
45. St Catherine University

Saint Paul, MN, 10 nursing programs

The University of Texas Medical Branch - Nursing School Ranking
46. The University of Texas Medical Branch

Galveston, TX, 9 nursing programs

Loma Linda University - Nursing School Ranking
47. Loma Linda University

Loma Linda, CA, 17 nursing programs

Washington State University - Nursing School Ranking
48. Washington State University

Pullman, WA, 6 nursing programs

University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh - Nursing School Ranking
49. University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA, 8 nursing programs

Northeastern University - Nursing School Ranking
50. Northeastern University

Boston, MA, 7 nursing programs

Winston Salem State University - Nursing School Ranking
51. Winston Salem State University

Winston Salem, NC, 4 nursing programs

Barry University - Nursing School Ranking
52. Barry University

Miami, FL, 13 nursing programs

University of South Carolina Columbia - Nursing School Ranking
53. University of South Carolina Columbia

Columbia, SC, 9 nursing programs

Thomas Jefferson University - Nursing School Ranking
54. Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia, PA, 6 nursing programs

Texas Christian University - Nursing School Ranking
55. Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX, 7 nursing programs

CUNY Hunter College - Nursing School Ranking
56. CUNY Hunter College

New York City, NY, 7 nursing programs

Samuel Merritt University - Nursing School Ranking
57. Samuel Merritt University

Oakland, CA, 4 nursing programs

Long Island University Brooklyn - Nursing School Ranking
58. Long Island University Brooklyn

Brooklyn, NY, 12 nursing programs

University of San Francisco - Nursing School Ranking
59. University of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA, 7 nursing programs

University of Connecticut - Nursing School Ranking
60. University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT, 9 nursing programs

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Nursing School Ranking
61. University of North Carolina

Chapel Hill, NC, 4 nursing programs

Azusa Pacific University - Nursing School Ranking
62. Azusa Pacific University

Azusa, CA, 6 nursing programs

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville - Nursing School Ranking
63. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Edwardsville, IL, 15 nursing programs

SUNY at Binghamton - Nursing School Ranking
64. SUNY at Binghamton

Vestal, NY, 11 nursing programs

George Mason University - Nursing School Ranking
65. George Mason University

Fairfax, VA, 5 nursing programs

Arizona State University - Nursing School Ranking
66. Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ, 7 nursing programs

Saint Louis University - Nursing School Ranking
67. Saint Louis University

Saint Louis, MO, 4 nursing programs

Adelphi University - Nursing School Ranking
68. Adelphi University

Garden City, NY, 6 nursing programs

South Dakota State University - Nursing School Ranking
69. South Dakota State University

Brookings, SD, 7 nursing programs

The University of Tennessee - Nursing School Ranking
70. The University of Tennessee

Knoxville, TN, 7 nursing programs

Weber State University - Nursing School Ranking
71. Weber State University

Ogden, UT, 6 nursing programs

University of Illinois at Chicago - Nursing School Ranking
72. University of Illinois

Chicago, IL, 5 nursing programs

Yale University - Nursing School Ranking
73. Yale University

New Haven, CT, 6 nursing programs

Seton Hall University - Nursing School Ranking
74. Seton Hall University

South Orange, NJ, 7 nursing programs

The University of Texas at El Paso - Nursing School Ranking
75. The University of Texas

El Paso, TX, 9 nursing programs

University of Florida - Nursing School Ranking
76. University of Florida

Gainesville, FL, 4 nursing programs

East Tennessee State University - Nursing School Ranking
77. East Tennessee State University

Johnson City, TN, 9 nursing programs

University of Washington Seattle - Nursing School Ranking
78. University of Washington Seattle

Seattle, WA, 5 nursing programs

Pace University New York - Nursing School Ranking
79. Pace University New York

New York City, NY, 10 nursing programs

Ohio State University - Nursing School Ranking
80. Ohio State University

Columbus, OH, 3 nursing programs

Georgia Health Sciences University - Nursing School Ranking
81. Georgia Health Sciences University

Augusta, GA, 9 nursing programs

Winona State University - Nursing School Ranking
82. Winona State University

Winona, MN, 9 nursing programs

Wayne State University - Nursing School Ranking
83. Wayne State University

Detroit, MI, 12 nursing programs

Union University - Nursing School Ranking
84. Union University

Jackson, TN, 12 nursing programs

East Carolina University - Nursing School Ranking
85. East Carolina University

Greenville, NC, 4 nursing programs

Frontier Nursing University - Nursing School Ranking
86. Frontier Nursing University

Hyden, KY, 10 nursing programs

Regis College - Nursing School Ranking
87. Regis College

Weston, MA, 5 nursing programs

University of Kansas - Nursing School Ranking
88. University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS, 8 nursing programs

Our Lady of The Lake College - Nursing School Ranking
89. Our Lady of the Lake College

Baton Rouge, LA, 6 nursing programs

University of Akron - Nursing School Ranking
90. University of Akron

Akron, OH, 8 nursing programs

Simmons College - Nursing School Ranking
91. Simmons College

Boston, MA, 6 nursing programs

Creighton University - Nursing School Ranking
92. Creighton University

Omaha, NE, 7 nursing programs

Florida Atlantic University - Nursing School Ranking
93. Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, FL, 4 nursing programs

Duquesne University - Nursing School Ranking
94. Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA, 12 nursing programs

California State University Long Beach - Nursing School Ranking
95. California State University Long Beach

Long Beach, CA, 5 nursing programs

University of Wisconsin Madison - Nursing School Ranking
96. University of Wisconsin Madison

Madison, WI, 5 nursing programs

Ball State University - Nursing School Ranking
97. Ball State University

Muncie, IN, 6 nursing programs

University of California Los Angeles - Nursing School Ranking
98. University of California Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA, 4 nursing programs

University of Virginia - Nursing School Ranking
99. University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA, 3 nursing programs

University at Buffalo - Nursing School Ranking
100. University at Buffalo

Buffalo, NY, 8 nursing programs

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
Houston: 11 schools
Jacksonville: 11 schools
Indianapolis: 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
Arecibo: 7 schools
Salt Lake City: 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
Seattle: 6 schools
El Paso: 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
Fort Wayne: 5 schools
Akron: 5 schools
Madison: 5 schools
Dayton: 5 schools
Lincoln: 5 schools
San Jose: 5 schools
Charlotte: 5 schools
Memphis: 5 schools
Fort Myers: 5 schools
Tallahassee: 5 schools
Caguas: 5 schools
Springfield: 5 schools
Henderson: 5 schools
Fresno: 5 schools
Cleveland: 4 schools
Buffalo: 4 schools
Honolulu: 4 schools
Oakland: 4 schools
Troy: 4 schools
Wichita: 4 schools
Newark: 4 schools
Aurora: 4 schools
Knoxville: 4 schools
Worcester: 4 schools
San Francisco: 4 schools
Durham: 4 schools
Corpus Christi: 4 schools
Bismarck: 4 schools
Rockford: 4 schools
Scranton: 4 schools
Sioux City: 4 schools
Mesa: 4 schools
Tacoma: 4 schools
Hialeah: 4 schools
Flint: 4 schools
Pensacola: 4 schools
Utica: 4 schools
Canton: 4 schools
Lynchburg: 4 schools
Boise: 4 schools
Montgomery: 4 schools
Savannah: 4 schools
Irvine: 4 schools
Ontario: 4 schools
West Palm Beach: 4 schools
Spokane: 4 schools
Cedar Rapids: 4 schools
Grand Rapids: 4 schools
Sioux Falls: 4 schools
Toledo: 3 schools
Detroit: 3 schools
New Haven: 3 schools
Jackson: 3 schools
Augusta: 3 schools
Winona: 3 schools
Westerville: 3 schools
Charleston: 3 schools
Peoria: 3 schools
Davenport: 3 schools
Macon: 3 schools
Tempe: 3 schools
Staten Island: 3 schools
Costa Mesa: 3 schools
Fort Worth: 3 schools
Fairfax: 3 schools
Green Bay: 3 schools
Lexington: 3 schools
Lubbock: 3 schools
Roanoke: 3 schools
Columbia: 3 schools
Albany: 3 schools
Abilene: 3 schools
Wilmington: 3 schools
Tuscaloosa: 3 schools
Huntington: 3 schools
Youngstown: 3 schools
Little Rock: 3 schools
Clearwater: 3 schools
Beckley: 3 schools
Dover: 3 schools
Huntsville: 3 schools
Morgantown: 3 schools
Carolina: 3 schools
Rome: 3 schools
Saint Cloud: 3 schools
Reading: 3 schools
Austin: 3 schools
Pine Bluff: 3 schools
Provo: 3 schools
Pomona: 3 schools
Bethlehem: 3 schools
Riverside: 3 schools
Jersey City: 3 schools
Quincy: 3 schools
Fayetteville: 3 schools
Bakersfield: 3 schools
San Bernardino: 3 schools
Bradenton: 3 schools
Virginia Beach: 3 schools
South Bend: 3 schools
Humacao: 3 schools
Salina: 3 schools
Manati: 3 schools
Florence: 3 schools
Cape Girardeau: 3 schools
Steubenville: 3 schools
Glendale: 3 schools
Manchester: 3 schools
Anaheim: 3 schools
Nashua: 3 schools
Reno: 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
Bridgeport: 3 schools
Elmira: 3 schools
Van Nuys: 3 schools
Merrillville: 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
Joliet: 2 schools
Kent: 2 schools
Winchester: 2 schools
Arlington: 2 schools
Rochester Hills: 2 schools
Columbia: 2 schools
Hampton: 2 schools
Tyler: 2 schools
Fond Du Lac: 2 schools
Fairfield: 2 schools
Lafayette: 2 schools
Lake Charles: 2 schools
Las Cruces: 2 schools
Winston Salem: 2 schools
Long Beach: 2 schools
Bangor: 2 schools
Lakeland: 2 schools
West Hartford: 2 schools
Hammond: 2 schools
University Park: 2 schools
Waco: 2 schools
Flagstaff: 2 schools
Statesboro: 2 schools
Gainesville: 2 schools
Garden City: 2 schools
Ogden: 2 schools
Brownsville: 2 schools
Thomasville: 2 schools
Victoria: 2 schools
Bay City: 2 schools
Arlington: 2 schools
Chula Vista: 2 schools

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