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One of the best measures of a nursing program’s ability to prepare its students to become a practicing nurse is to look at an institutions first-time NCLEX-RN pass rate. We went directly to each state board of nursing to find, report and rank the the best ADN programs in the United States.

Find the ADN nursing school program(s) that will best prepare you for your RN licensing exam and beyond as you enter your nursing career.

We compiled the first-time NCLEX passing for more than 1,044 ADN Degree programs across the United States for as many as 8 years running.

Best RN-ADN Nursing Schools in the United States

Grade
University
State Rank
US Rank
City
State
100.00 Chabot College 1 1 Hayward CA
100.00 Monterey Peninsula College 1 1 Monterey CA
100.00 Southcentral KY Cmty. & Technical College-Bowling Green 1 1 Bowling Green KY
100.00 Lakes Region Community College 1 1 Laconia NH
100.00 Salem University 1 1 Salem WV
100.00 Big Bend Community College 1 1 Moses Lake WA
100.00 Clatsop Community College 1 1 Astoria OR
100.00 Mississippi University for Women 1 1 Columbus MS
100.00 Davis & Elkins College LPN-ADN Program 1 1 Elkins WV
100.00 Laredo College 1 1 Laredo TX
99.46 Victor Valley College 2 2 Victorville CA
99.44 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College 2 3 Perkinston MS
99.35 Coastal Alabama CC (James H Faulkner State) 1 4 Bay Minette AL
99.30 Jackson State Community College 1 5 Jackson TN
99.26 Hopkinsville Cmty. College-Hopkinsville 2 6 Hopkinsville KY
99.24 Kapiolani Community College 1 7 Honolulu HI
99.20 Sierra College 3 8 Rocklin CA
99.19 Southwest Mississippi Community College 3 9 Summit MS
99.11 Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute 1 10 Hudson NC
99.11 Southeastern Illinois College 1 10 Harrisburg IL
99.10 Holmes Community College 4 11 Goodman MS
99.09 Los Angeles Harbor College 4 12 Wilmington CA
99.06 Grossmont College 5 13 El Cajon CA
99.00 Western Piedmont Community College 2 14 Morganton NC
98.98 Merritt College 6 15 Oakland CA
98.92 San Diego City College 7 16 San Diego CA
98.90 Concordia University Irvine 8 17 Irvine CA
98.88 College of Coastal Georgia 1 18 Brunswick GA
98.74 Pikes Peak Community College 1 19 Colorado Springs CO
98.74 Louisiana Tech University 1 19 Ruston LA
98.74 Johnston Community College 3 19 Smithfield NC
98.71 Copiah-Lincoln Community College 5 20 Wesson MS
98.67 College of the Albemarle 4 21 Elizabeth City NC
98.57 Mira Costa College 9 22 Oceanside CA
98.53 California State University-Stanislaus 10 23 Turlock CA
98.52 Worcester State College (WSU) 1 24 Worcester MA
98.52 Cape Fear Community College 5 24 Wilmington NC
98.52 Northeast Mississippi Community College 6 24 Booneville MS
98.48 East Mississippi Community College 7 25 Scooba MS
98.47 State Fair Community College 1 26 Sedalia MO
98.44 Chemeketa Community College 2 27 Salem OR
98.42 North Idaho College 1 28 Coeur d'Alene ID
98.31 Coahoma Community College 8 29 Clarksdale MS
98.24 Northwest Mississippi Community College 9 30 Senatobia MS
98.22 Chattanooga State Community College 2 31 Chattanooga TN
98.22 Nashville State Community College 2 31 Nashville TN
98.21 California State University-Channel Islands 11 32 Camarillo CA
98.17 Cuesta College 12 33 San Luis Obispo CA
98.17 State College of Florida-Manatee−Sarasota 1 33 Bradenton FL
98.09 South Louisiana CC 2 34 Lafayette LA
98.07 Seminole State College of Florida 2 35 Sanford FL
98.00 Ohlone College 13 36 Fremont CA
97.98 Moorpark College 14 37 Moorpark CA
97.88 Southside Virginia Community College 1 38 Alberta VA
97.88 White Mountains Community College 2 38 Berlin NH
97.87 California State University-Chico 15 39 Chico CA
97.84 La Guardia Community College 1 40 Long Island City NY
97.81 Mt. San Jacinto College (Mt San Jacinto Community College District) 16 41 San Jacinto CA
97.81 Howard College - Big Springs 2 41 Big Spring TX
97.81 Regis College 2 41 Weston MA
97.80 Labette Community College 1 42 Parsons KS
97.80 Stanbridge University 17 42 Irvine CA
97.79 Rockland Community College 2 43 Suffern NY
97.77 Arkansas Northeastern College - Blytheville 1 44 Blytheville AR
97.77 Washington State Community College 1 44 Marietta OH
97.76 Eastern Maine Community College 1 45 Bangor ME
97.76 Helena College University of Montana 1 45 Helena MT
97.72 York Technical College/USC Lancaster 1 46 Rock Hill SC
97.72 New Mexico State University-Carlsbad 1 46 Carlsbad NM
97.70 College of Our Lady of Elms 3 47 Chicopee MA
97.69 Saddleback College 18 48 Mission Viejo CA
97.69 East Central College-Union 2 48 Union MO
97.66 Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences 2 49 Canton OH
97.64 Chaffey College 19 50 Rancho Cucamonga CA
97.63 River Valley Community College 3 51 Claremont NH
97.53 Pierce College 2 52 Puyallup WA
97.51 Anne Arundel Community College 1 53 Arnold MD
97.49 California State University-San Marcos 20 54 San Marcos CA
97.46 Manchester Community College 4 55 Manchester NH
97.46 Carolinas College of Health Sciences 6 55 Charlotte NC
97.43 Maricopa Nursing - Scottsdale Community College 1 56 Scottsdale AZ
97.42 Bismarck State College 1 57 Bismarck ND
97.28 Kennebec Valley Community College 2 58 Fairfield ME
97.25 Iowa Central Community College 1 59 Fort Dodge IA
97.25 Forsyth Technical Community College 7 59 Winston-Salem NC
97.24 NHTI-Concord's Community College 5 60 Concord NH
97.23 Ozarks Technical Community College 3 61 Springfield MO
97.22 Oakton Community College 2 62 Des Plaines IL
97.10 Mitchell Community College 8 63 Statesville NC
97.09 Rogue Community College 3 64 Grants Pass OR
97.08 South Georgia State College 2 65 Douglas GA
97.02 Maricopa Nursing - Estrella Mountain Community College 2 66 Avondale AZ
97.00 Hagerstown Community College 2 67 Hagerstown MD
96.97 North Dakota State College of Science 2 68 Wahpeton ND
96.95 Surry Community College 9 69 Dobson NC
96.94 Pennsylvania College of Technology 1 70 Williamsport PA
96.91 Mountain View College 3 71 Dallas TX
96.91 Tidewater Community College 2 71 Norfolk VA
96.89 Wake Technical Community College 10 72 Raleigh NC
96.88 Lane Community College 4 73 Eugene OR
96.87 Chattahoochee Technical College 3 74 Marietta GA
96.84 St Charles Community College 4 75 Cottleville MO
96.81 Mississippi Delta Community College 10 76 Moorhead MS
96.80 Glendale Community College 21 77 Glendale CA
96.78 Great Basin College 1 78 Elko NV
96.78 Pellissippi State Community College 3 78 Knoxville TN
96.78 Tallahassee Community College 3 78 Tallahassee FL
96.72 Gordon State College 4 79 Barnesville GA
96.72 Itawamba Community College 11 79 Fulton MS
96.68 Bakersfield College 22 80 Bakersfield CA
96.67 Lake Sumter State College 4 81 Leesburg FL
96.66 Whatcom Community College 3 82 Bellingham WA
96.63 Columbia State Community College 4 83 Columbia TN
96.63 Bristol Community College 4 83 Fall River MA
96.63 Simpson University 23 83 Redding CA
96.62 Pearl River Community College 12 84 Poplarville MS
96.55 College of Western Idaho 2 85 Nampa ID
96.54 Blackhawk Technical College 1 86 Janesville WI
96.53 Greenville Technical College 2 87 Greenville SC
96.53 East Central Community College 13 87 Decatur MS
96.47 Rio Hondo College 24 88 Whittier CA
96.42 SJC BSN & UNM BSN Aggregated 2 89 Farmington NM
96.41 Naugatuck Valley Community College 1 90 Waterbury CT
96.39 Manhattan Area Technical College 2 91 Manhattan KS
96.37 John A Logan College 3 92 Carterville IL
96.35 Northwest Arkansas Community College-Bentonville 2 93 Bentonville AR
96.31 Maricopa Nursing - Mesa Community College 3 94 Mesa AZ
96.30 Blinn College 4 95 Brenham TX
96.30 Fox Valley Technical College 2 95 Appleton WI
96.29 San Diego State University 25 96 San Diego CA
96.23 Columbia Basin College 4 97 Pasco WA
96.22 Milwaukee Area Technical College 3 98 Milwaukee WI
96.20 Hartnell College 26 99 Salinas CA
96.18 Oklahoma City Community College 1 100 Oklahoma City OK
96.14 Broward Community College (Broward College) 5 101 Fort Lauderdale FL
96.10 Imperial Valley College 27 102 Imperial CA
96.10 Hudson Valley Community College 3 102 Troy NY
96.06 PA College of Health Sciences 2 103 Lancaster PA
96.04 Maricopa Nursing - Paradise Valley Community College 4 104 Phoenix AZ
96.04 Central Piedmont Community College 11 104 Charlotte NC
96.01 Cayuga County Community College 4 105 Auburn NY
96.00 North Iowa Area Community College 2 106 Mason City IA
95.98 John Tyler Community College 3 107 Chester VA
95.96 Kaskaskia College 4 108 Centralia IL
95.95 Jones County Junior College 14 109 Ellisville MS
95.94 Louisiana Delta CC 3 110 Monroe LA
95.93 North Central Missouri College-Trenton 5 111 Trenton MO
95.90 Spartanburg Community College 3 112 Spartanburg SC
95.89 Cecil Community College 3 113 North East MD
95.87 College of the Sequoias 28 114 Visalia CA
95.85 South Suburban College 5 115 South Holland IL
95.81 Joliet Junior College 6 116 Joliet IL
95.78 Northwestern State Univ 4 117 Natchitoches LA
95.77 College of the Siskiyous 29 118 Weed CA
95.75 Aiken Technical College 4 119 Graniteville SC
95.75 Clackamas Community College 5 119 Oregon City OR
95.73 Edison State Community College 3 120 Piqua OH
95.71 De Anza College 30 121 Cupertino CA
95.70 University of Massachusetts-Lowell 5 122 Lowell MA
95.70 New England Institute of Technology 1 122 East Greenwich RI
95.66 Pacific Union College 31 123 Angwin CA
95.64 Maricopa Nursing - Glendale Community College 5 124 Glendale AZ
95.63 Midway College-Midway 3 125 Midway KY
95.61 Los Angeles Pierce College 32 126 Woodland Hills CA
95.61 Bellevue College 5 126 Bellevue WA
95.58 James Sprunt Community College 12 127 Kenansville NC
95.56 Arapahoe Community College 2 128 Littleton CO
95.54 Santa Rosa Junior College 33 129 Santa Rosa CA
95.51 Valencia College (Valencia Community College) 6 130 Orlando FL
95.50 Western Nevada College Carson City 2 131 Carson City NV
95.48 Immaculata University 3 132 Immaculata PA
95.46 Gwinnett Technical College 5 133 Lawrenceville GA
95.44 Pomeroy College of Nursing at Crouse Hospital 5 134 Syracuse NY
95.41 Southeast Technical Institute 1 135 Sioux Falls SD
95.40 Mt San Antonio College 34 136 Walnut CA
95.35 Polk State College 7 137 Winter Haven FL
95.33 Evergreen Valley College 35 138 San Jose CA
95.33 Dakota College at Bottineau 3 138 Bottineau ND
95.33 Heartland Community College 7 138 Normal IL
95.26 Monroe Community College 6 139 Rochester NY
95.26 Simmons College 6 139 Boston MA
95.24 Northwest Florida State College 8 140 Niceville FL
95.19 College of Marin 36 141 Kentfield CA
95.19 Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC) 5 141 Baton Rouge LA
95.18 Sacramento City College 37 142 Sacramento CA
95.17 Germanna Community College 4 143 Locust Grove VA
95.15 Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College 6 144 Tifton GA
95.15 El Paso Community College 5 144 El Paso TX
95.13 Richmond Community College 13 145 Hamlet NC
95.07 Maricopa Nursing - GateWay Community College 6 146 Phoenix AZ
95.07 Spoon River College 8 146 Canton IL
95.06 Danville Community College 5 147 Danville VA
95.03 Waukesha County Technical College 4 148 Pewaukee WI
95.02 Ventura College 38 149 Ventura CA
95.00 Fitchburg State University 7 150 Fitchburg MA
94.98 Stanly Community College 14 151 Albemarle NC
94.97 Mercer County Community College 1 152 West Windsor NJ
94.96 American River College 39 153 Sacramento CA
94.96 Portland Community College 6 153 Portland OR
94.94 Amarillo College 6 154 Amarillo TX
94.94 San Jacinto College-Central 6 154 Pasadena TX
94.93 Bluegrass Cmty. & Technical College-Lexington 4 155 Lexington KY
94.93 Gaston College 15 155 Dallas NC
94.91 Coastal Alabama CC (Alabama Southern) 2 156 Monroeville AL
94.90 Montgomery County Community College 4 157 Blue Bell PA
94.86 College of Staten Island CUNY 7 158 Staten Island NY
94.85 Mount Aloysius College 5 159 Cresson PA
94.84 Central Arizona College 7 160 Coolidge AZ
94.84 Olympic College 6 160 Bremerton WA
94.84 University of San Diego/Hahn 40 160 San Diego CA
94.81 Long Beach City College 41 161 Long Beach CA
94.80 Everett Community College 7 162 Everett WA
94.79 South Florida State College 9 163 Avon Park FL
94.78 Erie Community College-North 8 164 Buffalo NY
94.76 California State University-San Bernardino 42 165 San Bernardino CA
94.69 Colorado Mountain College 3 166 Glenwood Springs CO
94.69 Wiregrass Georgia Technical College 7 166 Valdosta GA
94.63 Black Hawk College 9 167 Moline IL
94.63 McHenry County College 9 167 Crystal Lake IL
94.63 Holyoke Community College 8 167 Holyoke MA
94.62 Clinton Community College 9 168 Plattsburgh NY
94.62 Memorial Hospital School of Nursing 9 168 Albany NY
94.60 CUNY New York City College of Technology 10 169 Brooklyn NY
94.59 Brookhaven College 7 170 Farmers Branch TX
94.59 Westfield State University 9 170 Westfield MA
94.56 Bossier Parish Community College (BPCC) 6 171 Bossier City LA
94.56 George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville 3 171 Hanceville AL
94.44 Reedley College at Madera Community College Center 43 172 Reedley CA
94.43 Northwest State Community College 4 173 Archbold OH
94.41 Gateway Cmty. & Technical College-Edgewood 5 174 Florence KY
94.38 Napa Valley College 44 175 Napa CA
94.37 Wayne Community College 16 176 Goldsboro NC
94.36 Essex County College 2 177 Newark NJ
94.35 Carl Albert State College-Poteau 2 178 Poteau OK
94.33 Community College of Beaver County 6 179 Monaca PA
94.28 Middle Georgia State University 8 180 Macon GA
94.26 CUNY Queensborough Community College 11 181 Bayside NY
94.26 George C Wallace State Community College-Selma 4 181 Selma AL
94.24 Hinds Community College 15 182 Raymond MS
94.23 Fayetteville Technical Community College 17 183 Fayetteville NC
94.21 California State University-East Bay 45 184 Hayward CA
94.20 Rowan College at Gloucester County 3 185 Sewell NJ
94.20 Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus 3 185 Roswell NM
94.18 Rappahannock Community College 6 186 Glenns VA
94.18 Southwestern Oregon Community College 7 186 Coos Bay OR
94.16 Central Carolina Technical College 5 187 Sumter SC
94.14 West Hills College-Lemoore 46 188 Lemoore CA
94.13 New River Community College 7 189 Dublin VA
94.11 Passaic County Community College 4 190 Paterson NJ
94.10 LSU Alexandria 7 191 Alexandria LA
94.07 Dabney S. Lancaster Community College 8 192 Clifton Forge VA
94.06 Community College of Allegheny County 7 193 Pittsburgh PA
94.06 SUNY Westchester Community College 12 193 Valhalla NY
94.03 Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas - Helena 3 194 Helena AR
94.03 Northampton Community College 8 194 Bethlehem PA
94.00 Kankakee Community College 10 195 Kankakee IL
93.97 Dutchess Community College 13 196 Poughkeepsie NY
93.97 Central Oregon Community College 8 196 Bend OR
93.96 Panola College 8 197 Carthage TX
93.96 Curry College 10 197 Milton MA
93.96 Lincoln Memorial University 5 197 Harrogate TN
93.95 Mid-State Technical College 5 198 Wisconsin Rapids WI
93.93 Marshall University Huntington Campus 2 199 Huntington WV
93.91 Riverside City College 47 200 Riverside CA
93.90 Peninsula College 8 201 Port Angeles WA
93.88 Murray State College-Internet 3 202 Tishomingo OK
93.87 Bryant & Stratton College-Richmond 9 203 North Chesterfield VA
93.86 Southern Maine Community College 3 204 South Portland ME
93.85 Front Range Community College-Westminster 4 205 Westminster CO
93.83 Alvin Community College 9 206 Alvin TX
93.83 Coffeyville Community College 3 206 Coffeyville KS
93.79 Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College 6 207 Orangeburg SC
93.79 Central Texas College 10 207 Killeen TX
93.77 South Puget Sound Community College 9 208 Olympia WA
93.74 Moraine Valley Community College 11 209 Palos Hills IL
93.71 Modesto Junior College 48 210 Modesto CA
93.70 Ambria College of Nursing 12 211 Hoffman Estates IL
93.70 Lincoln Land Community College 12 211 Springfield IL
93.69 North Arkansas College - Harrison 4 212 Harrison AR
93.67 Santa Barbara City College 49 213 Santa Barbara CA
93.66 Raritan Valley Community College 5 214 Branchburg NJ
93.66 Brunswick Community College 18 214 Bolivia NC
93.64 Santa Monica College 50 215 Santa Monica CA
93.59 College of DuPage 13 216 Glen Ellyn IL
93.56 Kishwaukee College 14 217 Malta IL
93.56 Del Mar College 11 217 Corpus Christi TX
93.55 Pasco Hernando State College (Pasco Hernando Community College) 10 218 New Port Richey FL
93.54 Temple College 12 219 Temple TX
93.54 Wenatchee Valley College 10 219 Wenatchee WA
93.52 Central Wyoming College 1 220 Riverton WY
93.48 Dyersburg State Community College 6 221 Dyersburg TN
93.47 Jefferson State Community College 5 222 Birmingham AL
93.45 Trident Technical College 7 223 Charleston SC
93.43 Ohio Valley College of Technology 5 224 East Liverpool OH
93.42 Mendocino College 51 225 Ukiah CA
93.40 Cabarrus College of Health Sciences 19 226 Concord NC
93.39 Antelope Valley College 52 227 Lancaster CA
93.33 Rose State College-Internet 4 228 Midwest City OK
93.33 Columbia College 6 228 Columbia MO
93.33 St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center 14 228 Syracuse NY
93.27 Tyler Junior College 13 229 Tyler TX
93.26 Motlow State Community College 7 230 Tullahoma TN
93.22 Three Rivers Community College 2 231 Norwich CT
93.19 Triton College 15 232 River Grove IL
93.18 Herzing University-Birmingham 6 233 Birmingham AL
93.17 County College of Morris 6 234 Randolph NJ
93.16 John C Calhoun State Community College 7 235 Tanner AL
93.13 Midland College 14 236 Midland TX
93.13 Texas County Technical Institute 7 236 Houston MO
93.11 Wharton County Junior College 15 237 Wharton TX
93.05 Central Ohio Technical College 6 238 Newark OH
93.03 Meridian Community College 16 239 Meridian MS
93.00 William Rainey Harper College 16 240 Palatine IL
92.99 Southeastern Community College 3 241 West Burlington IA
92.98 Williston State College 4 242 Williston ND
92.97 Suffolk County Community College Selden 15 243 Selden NY
92.95 College of San Mateo 53 244 San Mateo CA
92.93 Los Angeles Valley College 54 245 Valley Glen CA
92.92 Northern Virginia CC Online 10 246 Annandale VA
92.89 Galen College of Nursing 11 247 Saint Petersburg FL
92.87 Catawba Valley Community College 20 248 Hickory NC
92.87 Denver College of Nursing 5 248 Denver CO
92.85 Alexandria Technical & Community College 1 249 Alexandria MN
92.84 Onondaga Community College 16 250 Syracuse NY
92.83 Georgia Highlands College 9 251 Rome GA
92.81 Eastern Kentucky University 6 252 Richmond KY
92.81 Moraine Park Technical College 6 252 Fond Du Lac WI
92.79 Southern WV C&T College Logan Campus 3 253 Mount Gay WV
92.79 North Central Technical College 7 253 Wausau WI
92.78 College of the Desert 55 254 Palm Desert CA
92.77 Maria College of Albany 17 255 Albany NY
92.77 Foothills Nursing Consortium (ICC) 21 255 Spindale NC
92.76 Umpqua Community College 9 256 Roseburg OR
92.74 PIMA Medical Institute-Tucson 8 257 Tucson AZ
92.72 Bellingham Technical College 11 258 Bellingham WA
92.72 New Mexico State University-Doña Ana CC 4 258 Las Cruces NM
92.70 Galen College of Nursing 7 259 Cincinnati OH
92.70 Lakeshore Technical College 8 259 Cleveland WI
92.66 Palomar College 56 260 San Marcos CA
92.65 Nassau Community College 18 261 Garden City NY
92.65 Virginia Western Community College 11 261 Roanoke VA
92.63 Galen College of Nursing-Louisville 7 262 Louisville KY
92.61 El Camino College (El Camino Community College District) 57 263 Torrance CA
92.61 Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing 19 263 Troy NY
92.59 WVU at Parkersburg LPN-ADN Program 4 264 Parkersburg WV
92.56 Randolph Community College 22 265 Asheboro NC
92.54 St. Petersburg College 12 266 Clearwater FL
92.52 Illinois Valley Community College 17 267 Oglesby IL
92.52 Carteret Community College 23 267 Morehead City NC
92.51 Charity/Delgado CC 8 268 New Orleans LA
92.48 Lakeland Community College 8 269 Kirtland OH
92.47 Jefferson Community College 20 270 Watertown NY
92.45 Community College of Philadelphia 9 271 Philadelphia PA
92.43 University of Pittsburgh-Titusville 10 272 Titusville PA
92.37 Elizabethtown Cmty. & Technical College-Elizabethtown 8 273 Elizabethtown KY
92.37 Maysville Cmty. & Technical College-Maysville 8 273 Maysville KY
92.28 Butler County Community College 11 275 Butler PA
92.27 Santa Ana College 58 276 Santa Ana CA
92.27 Galen College of Nursing 16 276 San Antonio TX
92.27 Northeast Wisconsin Technical College 9 276 Green Bay WI
92.21 Los Angeles County College of Nursing and Allied Health 59 277 Los Angeles CA
92.21 Weatherford College 17 277 Weatherford TX
92.21 Dodge City Community College 4 277 Dodge City KS
92.19 Inver Hills Community College 2 278 Inver Grove Heights MN
92.17 Lamar State College-Orange 18 279 Orange TX
92.17 Tacoma Community College 12 279 Tacoma WA
92.09 Austin Community College District 19 280 Austin TX
92.03 Bethel College-Indiana 1 281 Mishawaka IN
92.03 St Luke's College 4 281 Sioux City IA
92.03 College of Eastern Idaho 3 281 Idaho Falls ID
92.02 Los Angeles City College 60 282 Los Angeles CA
91.97 Victoria College 20 283 Victoria TX
91.96 Harford Community College 4 284 Bel Air MD
91.96 Endicott College 12 284 Beverly MA
91.95 Mohawk Valley Community College 21 285 Utica NY
91.89 San Joaquin Delta College 61 286 Stockton CA
91.86 Butte College 62 287 Oroville CA
91.85 North Shore Community College 13 288 Danvers MA
91.79 Citrus College 63 289 Glendora CA
91.79 Aims Community College 6 289 Greeley CO
91.79 Treasure Valley Community College 10 289 Ontario OR
91.78 Truckee Meadows Community College 3 290 Reno NV
91.75 Ocean County College 7 291 Toms River NJ
91.74 West KY Cmty. & Technical College-Paducah 9 292 Paducah KY
91.72 Coconino Community College 9 293 Flagstaff AZ
91.72 Allegany College 5 293 Cumberland MD
91.70 Adirondack Community College 22 294 Queensbury NY
91.70 Pine Technical College 3 294 Pine City MN
91.68 Skagit Valley College 13 295 Mount Vernon WA
91.67 University of Massachusetts-Boston 14 296 Boston MA
91.67 Walters State Community College 8 296 Morristown TN
91.59 Gateway Community College 3 297 New Haven CT
91.57 Baptist Health System School of Health Professions 21 298 San Antonio TX
91.56 Cleveland State Community College 9 299 Cleveland TN
91.53 Contra Costa College 64 300 San Pablo CA
91.53 Central Maine Community College 4 300 Auburn ME
91.53 Moberly Area Community College 8 300 Moberly MO
91.53 Blue Ridge C&T College 5 300 Martinsburg WV
91.51 City College of San Francisco 65 301 San Francisco CA
91.49 Frederick Community College 6 302 Frederick MD
91.48 Becker College 15 303 Worcester MA
91.47 Linn-Benton Community College 11 304 Albany OR
91.45 Lamar State College-Port Arthur 22 305 Port Arthur TX
91.44 Solano Community College 66 306 Fairfield CA
91.44 Owensboro Cmty. & Technical College-Owensboro 10 306 Owensboro KY
91.44 Roane State Community College 10 306 Harriman TN
91.43 Santa Fe College 13 307 Gainesville FL
91.41 North Country Community College-Saranac Lake 23 308 Saranac Lake NY
91.40 Odessa College 23 309 Odessa TX
91.40 Robeson Community College 24 309 Lumberton NC
91.39 Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences 9 310 Cape Girardeau MO
91.39 Missouri State University-Springfield 9 310 Springfield MO
91.36 Dalton State College 10 311 Dalton GA
91.36 Northern Maine Community College 5 311 Presque Isle ME
91.36 WV Northern Comm. College Wheeling Campus Traditional 6 311 Wheeling WV
91.35 Coastal Alabama CC (Jefferson Davis) 8 312 Brewton AL
91.32 Northeast Community College 1 313 Norfolk NE
91.30 Madisonville Cmty. College-Madisonville 11 314 Madisonville KY
91.25 Centralia College 14 315 Centralia WA
91.23 Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City 5 316 Oklahoma City OK
91.22 Morehead State University 12 317 Morehead KY
91.19 Cypress College 67 318 Cypress CA
91.07 Northland Pioneer College 10 319 Holbrook AZ
91.02 Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington 1 320 Wilmington DE
91.02 Delaware Technical Community College-Terry 1 320 Dover DE
91.02 Western Nebraska Community College 2 320 Scottsbluff NE
91.01 Owens Community College 9 321 Perrysburg OH
91.01 Walla Walla Community College 15 321 Walla Walla WA
91.00 Carrington College-Reno 4 322 Reno NV
91.00 North Hennepin Community College 4 322 Brooklyn Park MN
90.99 Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg 12 323 Harrisburg PA
90.97 Maricopa Nursing - Chandler-Gilbert Community College 11 324 Chandler AZ
90.96 College of Central Florida Ocala 14 325 Ocala FL
90.94 Great Bay Community College 6 326 Portsmouth NH
90.93 Somerset Cmty. College-Somerset 13 327 Somerset KY
90.93 Blue Mountain Community College 12 327 Pendleton OR
90.89 Bunker Hill Community College 16 328 Boston MA
90.89 Capital Community College 4 328 Hartford CT
90.85 Mt Hood Community College 13 329 Gresham OR
90.84 Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College 25 330 Asheville NC
90.82 Kilgore College 24 331 Kilgore TX
90.81 Southwestern Illinois College 18 332 Belleville IL
90.81 Roanoke-Chowan Community College 26 332 Ahoskie NC
90.81 Rowan-Cabarrus Community College 26 332 Salisbury NC
90.81 Southern Adventist University 11 332 Collegedale TN
90.70 University of Massachusetts-Amherst 17 333 Amherst MA
90.66 Jamestown Community College 24 334 Jamestown NY
90.65 Daytona State College 15 335 Daytona Beach FL
90.65 Sandhills Community College 27 335 Pinehurst NC
90.62 Eastern Okla. State College-Wilburton 6 336 Wilburton OK
90.59 Community College of Baltimore County-Catonsville/Essex 7 337 Baltimore MD
90.57 Indian River State College 16 338 Fort Pierce FL
90.54 Cuyahoga Community College District 10 339 Cleveland OH
90.51 Lee College 25 340 Baytown TX
90.50 Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus 9 341 Birmingham AL
90.48 Norwalk Community College 5 342 Norwalk CT
90.48 Rock Valley College 19 342 Rockford IL
90.44 Shasta College 68 343 Redding CA
90.44 Nicolet Area Technical College 10 343 Rhinelander WI
90.42 Ohio University-Main Campus (Athens) 11 344 Athens OH
90.41 Paris Junior College 26 345 Paris TX
90.41 Jefferson Cmty. & Technical College-Louisville 14 345 Louisville KY
90.41 American International College 18 345 Springfield MA
90.36 Morgan Community College 7 346 Fort Morgan CO
90.36 UNM College of Nursing 5 346 Santa Fe NM
90.34 Century Community College 5 347 White Bear Lake MN
90.34 Tompkins Cortland Community College 25 347 Dryden NY
90.33 Fortis College 8 348 Columbia SC
90.33 Bluefield State College Bluefield Campus LPN-ADN 7 348 Bluefield WV
90.31 Metropolitan Community College Area 3 349 Omaha NE
90.29 Porterville College 69 350 Porterville CA
90.26 J. Sargeant Reynolds CC LPN to ADN (Evening) 12 351 Richmond VA
90.23 Hill College 27 352 Hillsboro TX
90.22 Fortis Institute Pensacola 17 353 Pensacola FL
90.22 CCC-School of Nursing at Malcolm X 20 353 Chicago IL
90.22 Middlesex Community College 19 353 Bedford MA
90.22 Fortis College 1 353 Salt Lake City UT
90.19 Rivier University 7 354 Nashua NH
90.16 Southwestern Community College 5 355 Creston IA
90.16 Hudson County Community College 8 355 Jersey City NJ
90.15 Quinsigamond Community College 20 356 Worcester MA
90.15 Columbus State Community College 12 356 Columbus OH
90.14 Edgewood College 11 357 Madison WI
90.11 AmeriTech College-Draper 2 358 Draper UT
90.09 Shoreline Community College 16 359 Shoreline WA
90.04 Coastal Carolina Community College 28 360 Jacksonville NC

Source: The state Board of Nursing (BON) from each state, and each nursing school’s website. See our ranking methodology.

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