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2018 Ranking - Top 100 nursing schools:

Yale University - Nursing School Ranking
1. Yale University

New Haven, CT, 8 nursing programs

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

Philadelphia, PA, 22 nursing programs

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

New York City, NY, 6 nursing programs

Duke University - Nursing School Ranking
4. Duke University

Durham, NC, 27 nursing programs

Vanderbilt University - Nursing School Ranking
5. Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN, 15 nursing programs

Georgetown University - Nursing School Ranking
6. Georgetown University

Washington, DC, 5 nursing programs

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

Baltimore, MD, 7 nursing programs

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

Los Angeles, CA, 4 nursing programs

Emory University - Nursing School Ranking
9. Emory University

Atlanta, GA, 28 nursing programs

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

Charlottesville, VA, 5 nursing programs

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

Ann Arbor, MI, 11 nursing programs

Boston College - Nursing School Ranking
12. Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA, 11 nursing programs

Northeastern University - Nursing School Ranking
13. Northeastern University

Boston, MA, 7 nursing programs

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

Rochester, NY, 25 nursing programs

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

Chapel Hill, NC, 5 nursing programs

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

New York City, NY, 37 nursing programs

Villanova University - Nursing School Ranking
17. Villanova University

Villanova, PA, 14 nursing programs

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

Gainesville, FL, 4 nursing programs

Case Western Reserve University - Nursing School Ranking
19. Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH, 31 nursing programs

The University of Texas at Austin - Nursing School Ranking
20. The University of Texas

Austin, TX, 3 nursing programs

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

Columbus, OH, 3 nursing programs

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

Coral Gables, FL, 9 nursing programs

George Washington University - Nursing School Ranking
23. George Washington University

Washington, DC, 17 nursing programs

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

Madison, WI, 5 nursing programs

Brigham Young University Provo - Nursing School Ranking
25. Brigham Young University Provo

Provo, UT, 3 nursing programs

Rutgers University New Brunswick - Nursing School Ranking
26. Rutgers University New Brunswick

New Brunswick, NJ, 8 nursing programs

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

Stony Brook, NY, 24 nursing programs

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

Pittsburgh, PA, 15 nursing programs

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

Minneapolis, MN, 9 nursing programs

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

New York City, NY, 14 nursing programs

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

Storrs, CT, 10 nursing programs

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

Vestal, NY, 18 nursing programs

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

Seattle, WA, 20 nursing programs

University of Delaware - Nursing School Ranking
34. University of Delaware

Newark, DE, 4 nursing programs

Clemson University - Nursing School Ranking
35. Clemson University

Clemson, SC, 2 nursing programs

Pennsylvania State University - Nursing School Ranking
36. Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA, 9 nursing programs

Fairfield University - Nursing School Ranking
37. Fairfield University

Fairfield, CT, 5 nursing programs

Drexel University - Nursing School Ranking
38. Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA, 21 nursing programs

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

Tampa, FL, 4 nursing programs

Molloy College - Nursing School Ranking
40. Molloy College

Rockville Centre, NY, 15 nursing programs

Adelphi University - Nursing School Ranking
41. Adelphi University

Garden City, NY, 6 nursing programs

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

Saint Louis, MO, 6 nursing programs

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

Long Beach, CA, 5 nursing programs

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

San Francisco, CA, 7 nursing programs

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

Columbia, SC, 9 nursing programs

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

Fairfax, VA, 5 nursing programs

Simmons College - Nursing School Ranking
47. Simmons College

Boston, MA, 9 nursing programs

Rutgers University Camden - Nursing School Ranking
48. Rutgers University Camden

Camden, NJ, 2 nursing programs

Michigan State University - Nursing School Ranking
49. Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI, 3 nursing programs

University of Massachusetts Amherst - Nursing School Ranking
50. University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, MA, 4 nursing programs

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

Buffalo, NY, 17 nursing programs

Mount Saint Joseph University - Nursing School Ranking
52. Mount Saint Joseph University

Cincinnati, OH, 6 nursing programs

University of San Diego - Nursing School Ranking
53. University of San Diego

San Diego, CA, 6 nursing programs

Purdue University - Nursing School Ranking
54. Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN, 6 nursing programs

University of New Hampshire - Nursing School Ranking
55. University of New Hampshire

Durham, NH, 4 nursing programs

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

Baltimore, MD, 10 nursing programs

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

Orlando, FL, 4 nursing programs

The University of Alabama - Nursing School Ranking
58. The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL, 3 nursing programs

California State University Fullerton - Nursing School Ranking
59. California State University Fullerton

Fullerton, CA, 4 nursing programs

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

Chicago, IL, 24 nursing programs

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

Saint Paul, MN, 8 nursing programs

Sacred Heart University - Nursing School Ranking
62. Sacred Heart University

Fairfield, CT, 7 nursing programs

University of Utah - Nursing School Ranking
63. University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT, 6 nursing programs

University of Kentucky - Nursing School Ranking
64. University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY, 5 nursing programs

Lewis University - Nursing School Ranking
65. Lewis University

Romeoville, IL, 7 nursing programs

San Diego State University - Nursing School Ranking
66. San Diego State University

San Diego, CA, 3 nursing programs

The University of Tennessee Knoxville - Nursing School Ranking
67. The University of Tennessee Knoxville

Knoxville, TN, 12 nursing programs

Saint John Fisher College - Nursing School Ranking
68. Saint John Fisher College

Rochester, NY, 8 nursing programs

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

Iowa City, IA, 22 nursing programs

James Madison University - Nursing School Ranking
70. James Madison University

Harrisonburg, VA, 2 nursing programs

Quinnipiac University - Nursing School Ranking
71. Quinnipiac University

Hamden, CT, 5 nursing programs

University of Massachusetts Lowell - Nursing School Ranking
72. University of Massachusetts Lowell

Lowell, MA, 10 nursing programs

Florida State University - Nursing School Ranking
73. Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL, 3 nursing programs

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center - Nursing School Ranking
Samuel Merritt University - Nursing School Ranking
75. Samuel Merritt University

Oakland, CA, 5 nursing programs

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

Omaha, NE, 5 nursing programs

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans - Nursing School Ranking
University of California San Francisco - Nursing School Ranking
78. University of California San Francisco

San Francisco, CA, 2 nursing programs

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

Cincinnati, OH, 20 nursing programs

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

Boston, MA, 9 nursing programs

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

Richmond, VA, 8 nursing programs

CUNY Lehman College - Nursing School Ranking
82. CUNY Lehman College

Bronx, NY, 8 nursing programs

University of Mississippi - Nursing School Ranking
83. University of Mississippi

University, MS, 5 nursing programs

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

San Antonio, TX, 11 nursing programs

University of Arizona - Nursing School Ranking
85. University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ, 7 nursing programs

University of Memphis - Nursing School Ranking
86. University of Memphis

Memphis, TN, 3 nursing programs

University of North Carolina at Charlotte - Nursing School Ranking
87. University of North Carolina

Charlotte, NC, 4 nursing programs

University of Missouri Columbia - Nursing School Ranking
88. University of Missouri Columbia

Columbia, MO, 6 nursing programs

MCPHS University - Nursing School Ranking
89. MCPHS University

Boston, MA, 3 nursing programs

University of Hawaii at Manoa - Nursing School Ranking
90. University of Hawaii

Honolulu, HI, 5 nursing programs

University of Rhode Island - Nursing School Ranking
91. University of Rhode Island

Kingston, RI, 5 nursing programs

Samford University - Nursing School Ranking
92. Samford University

Birmingham, AL, 6 nursing programs

University of Arkansas - Nursing School Ranking
93. University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR, 4 nursing programs

Grand Valley State University - Nursing School Ranking
94. Grand Valley State University

Allendale, MI, 5 nursing programs

Duquesne University - Nursing School Ranking
95. Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA, 8 nursing programs

Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health - Nursing School Ranking
York College Pennsylvania - Nursing School Ranking
97. York College Pennsylvania

York, PA, 5 nursing programs

Robert Morris University - Nursing School Ranking
98. Robert Morris University

Moon Township, PA, 3 nursing programs

Webster University - Nursing School Ranking
99. Webster University

Saint Louis, MO, 4 nursing programs

Walden University - Nursing School Ranking
100. Walden University

Minneapolis, MN, 7 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 Colorado30 Nursing Schools in Connecticut7 Nursing Schools in Delaware172 Nursing Schools in Florida69 Nursing Schools in Georgia12 Nursing Schools in Idaho107 Nursing Schools in Illinois44 Nursing Schools in Indiana40 Nursing Schools in Iowa51 Nursing Schools in Kansas49 Nursing Schools in Kentucky42 Nursing Schools in Louisiana16 Nursing Schools in Maine29 Nursing Schools in Maryland56 Nursing Schools in Massachusetts72 Nursing Schools in Michigan61 Nursing Schools in Minnesota23 Nursing Schools in Mississippi76 Nursing Schools in Missouri17 Nursing Schools in Montana22 Nursing Schools in Nebraska17 Nursing Schools in Nevada18 Nursing Schools in New Hampshire58 Nursing Schools in New Jersey29 Nursing Schools in New Mexico152 Nursing Schools in New York88 Nursing Schools in North Carolina17 Nursing Schools in North Dakota151 Nursing Schools in Ohio83 Nursing Schools in Oklahoma28 Nursing Schools in Oregon143 Nursing Schools in Pennsylvania7 Nursing Schools in Rhode Island36 Nursing Schools in South Carolina15 Nursing Schools in South Dakota74 Nursing Schools in Tennessee145 Nursing Schools in Texas25 Nursing Schools in Utah5 Nursing Schools in Vermont73 Nursing Schools in Virginia50 Nursing Schools in Washington7 Nursing Schools in District of Columbia41 Nursing Schools in West Virginia43 Nursing Schools in Wisconsin7 Nursing Schools in Wyoming

Nursing schools by diploma:

Certificates: 1,715 schools
Associate's Degrees: 1,286 schools
Bachelor's Degrees: 1,059 schools
Master's Degrees: 610 schools
Doctoral Degrees: 297 schools

Nursing schools by major:

Registered Nursing: 2,068 schools
Practical Nursing: 1,375 schools
Nursing Administration: 296 schools
Nursing Sciences: 332 schools
Clinical Nursing: 214 schools
Surgical and Anesthesiology: 84 schools
Psychiatric Nursing: 68 schools
Geriatric Nursing: 41 schools
Family Practice: 248 schools
Maternal and Neonatal: 45 schools
Pediatric Nursing: 45 schools
Nursing Assistance: 683 schools

Nursing schools by region:

Northeast: 485 schools
Midwest: 699 schools
South: 1093 schools
West: 489 schools

Popular nursing school cities:

in Alabama:
Birmingham: 6 schools
Mobile: 6 schools
Tuscaloosa: 2 schools
in Arizona:
Flagstaff: 2 schools
Mesa: 5 schools
Phoenix: 9 schools
Scottsdale: 2 schools
Tempe: 2 schools
Tucson: 6 schools
in Arkansas:
Little Rock: 3 schools
in California:
Anaheim: 2 schools
Azusa: 1 school
Bakersfield: 3 schools
Colton: 1 school
Costa Mesa: 3 schools
Fremont: 2 schools
Fresno: 3 schools
Fullerton: 1 school
Hayward: 3 schools
Irvine: 4 schools
Lancaster: 5 schools
Long Beach: 3 schools
Los Angeles: 14 schools
North Hollywood: 2 schools
Oakland: 4 schools
Ontario: 3 schools
Riverside: 6 schools
Sacramento: 5 schools
San Diego: 6 schools
San Francisco: 4 schools
San Jose: 4 schools
in Colorado:
Aurora: 4 schools
Colorado Springs: 6 schools
Denver: 8 schools
Greeley: 2 schools
Westminster: 1 school
in Connecticut:
East Hartford: 2 schools
Fairfield: 2 schools
New Haven: 3 schools
in Delaware:
Dover: 3 schools
New Castle: 1 school
in District of Columbia:
Washington: 7 schools
in Florida:
Boca Raton: 1 school
Clearwater: 3 schools
Daytona Beach: 2 schools
Fort Lauderdale: 5 schools
Fort Myers: 5 schools
Gainesville: 2 schools
Jacksonville: 11 schools
Miami: 20 schools
Ocala: 3 schools
Orlando: 9 schools
Pensacola: 4 schools
Saint Petersburg: 2 schools
Tallahassee: 5 schools
Tampa: 12 schools
in Georgia:
Atlanta: 7 schools
Augusta: 2 schools
Milledgeville: 2 schools
Savannah: 4 schools
Waco: 1 school
in Hawaii:
Honolulu: 5 schools
in Idaho:
Boise: 4 schools
in Illinois:
Bourbonnais: 1 school
Centralia: 1 school
Chicago: 18 schools
Chicago Heights: 1 school
Decatur: 2 schools
East Peoria: 2 schools
Glen Ellyn: 1 school
Grayslake: 1 school
Joliet: 2 schools
Palatine: 1 school
Peoria: 3 schools
Rockford: 5 schools
Springfield: 4 schools
in Indiana:
Fort Wayne: 5 schools
Hammond: 1 school
Indianapolis: 11 schools
Marion: 1 school
in Iowa:
Cedar Rapids: 4 schools
Davenport: 3 schools
Ottumwa: 1 school
Sioux City: 4 schools
Waterloo: 2 schools
in Kansas:
Chanute: 1 school
Kansas City: 2 schools
Overland Park: 5 schools
Topeka: 3 schools
Wichita: 5 schools
in Kentucky:
Bowling Green: 2 schools
Florence: 2 schools
Hyden: 1 school
Lexington: 4 schools
Louisville: 11 schools
Paducah: 1 school
in Louisiana:
Alexandria: 2 schools
Baton Rouge: 6 schools
Lafayette: 4 schools
Lake Charles: 2 schools
Monroe: 2 schools
Natchitoches: 1 school
New Orleans: 6 schools
in Maryland:
Baltimore: 7 schools
in Massachusetts:
Boston: 9 schools
Milton: 2 schools
Weston: 1 school
in Michigan:
Ann Arbor: 3 schools
Detroit: 5 schools
Flint: 3 schools
Grand Rapids: 3 schools
Lansing: 3 schools
Livonia: 2 schools
Rochester Hills: 2 schools
in Minnesota:
Duluth: 2 schools
Granite Falls: 1 school
Minneapolis: 7 schools
Saint Cloud: 3 schools
Saint Paul: 5 schools
Winona: 3 schools
in Mississippi:
Columbus: 1 school
Hattiesburg: 2 schools
University: 1 school
in Missouri:
Kansas City: 8 schools
Saint Louis: 9 schools
Springfield: 5 schools
in Nebraska:
Lincoln: 6 schools
Omaha: 9 schools
in Nevada:
Las Vegas: 7 schools
Reno: 3 schools
in New Hampshire:
Manchester: 4 schools
Nashua: 3 schools
in New Jersey:
New Brunswick: 1 school
Trenton: 2 schools
in New Mexico:
Albuquerque: 8 schools
in New York:
Albany: 6 schools
Bronx: 5 schools
Brooklyn: 9 schools
Buffalo: 4 schools
Garden City: 2 schools
Hempstead: 2 schools
New York City: 14 schools
Rochester: 6 schools
Rockville Centre: 1 school
Staten Island: 3 schools
Stony Brook: 1 school
Syracuse: 6 schools
Utica: 4 schools
in North Carolina:
Charlotte: 5 schools
Durham: 4 schools
Fayetteville: 4 schools
Greenville: 1 school
Winston Salem: 2 schools
in Ohio:
Akron: 5 schools
Athens: 1 school
Cincinnati: 10 schools
Cleveland: 5 schools
Columbus: 7 schools
Dayton: 4 schools
Elyria: 1 school
Kent: 2 schools
Lima: 2 schools
Newark: 2 schools
Toledo: 4 schools
Westerville: 3 schools
in Oklahoma:
Oklahoma City: 10 schools
Tulsa: 8 schools
in Oregon:
Portland: 9 schools
in Pennsylvania:
Harrisburg: 2 schools
Lancaster: 1 school
Philadelphia: 14 schools
Pittsburgh: 11 schools
in Puerto Rico:
Aguadilla: 2 schools
Arecibo: 5 schools
Bayamon: 7 schools
Caguas: 7 schools
Carolina: 3 schools
Guaynabo: 1 school
Ponce: 6 schools
San Juan: 8 schools
Santurce: 2 schools
in South Carolina:
Charleston: 3 schools
Columbia: 3 schools
in South Dakota:
Brookings: 1 school
in Tennessee:
Jackson: 3 schools
Johnson City: 2 schools
Knoxville: 4 schools
Memphis: 7 schools
Nashville: 9 schools
in Texas:
Arlington: 1 school
Austin: 6 schools
Corpus Christi: 4 schools
Dallas: 6 schools
Denton: 1 school
El Paso: 4 schools
Fort Worth: 4 schools
Galveston: 2 schools
Houston: 13 schools
Lubbock: 3 schools
San Antonio: 14 schools
The Woodlands: 1 school
Tyler: 2 schools
Waco: 3 schools
in Utah:
Kaysville: 1 school
Lehi: 1 school
Ogden: 2 schools
Salt Lake City: 6 schools
in Virginia:
Lynchburg: 4 schools
Norfolk: 7 schools
Richmond: 7 schools
Virginia Beach: 3 schools
in Washington:
Pullman: 1 school
Seattle: 6 schools
Spokane: 4 schools
Tacoma: 4 schools
in Wisconsin:
Appleton: 1 school
Eau Claire: 2 schools
Green Bay: 4 schools
Kenosha: 2 schools
La Crosse: 2 schools
Madison: 4 schools
Milwaukee: 8 schools
Pewaukee: 1 school
Shell Lake: 1 school
Wausau: 1 school
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