ListedIn 2018, we rated 1,375 nursing schools offering practical nursing programs. Practical nursing schools are located in California (116 schools), Florida (83 schools), Texas (82 schools), Ohio (76 schools), New York (63 schools), Pennsylvania (62 schools), Illinois (55 schools) and 45 other states.
The best practical nursing program in the United States is offered by Columbia University in The City of New York. That school has an excellent practical nursing program evaluated with five-star rating for curriculum and four-star rating for teaching.
The ranking of the Best 50 practical nursing schools is below. To learn about all practical nursing schools, narrow your search by state or desired diploma.