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The Best Bachelor Degree in Nursing (BSN) Programs in the US

Best Nursing Schools 2021

One of the best measures of a nursing school’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 BSN degree programs in the country.

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

We compiled the first-time NCLEX passing for more than 933 BSN Degree programs across the United States for as many as 7 years running.

Best RN-BSN Nursing Schools In the United States

Grade
University
State Rank
US Rank
City
State
100.00 Saint Francis University 1 1 Loretto PA
100.00 Berea College 1 1 Berea KY
100.00 Muskingum University 1 1 New Concord OH
100.00 East Texas Baptist University 1 1 Marshall TX
100.00 Texas State University San Marcos and St. David School of Nursing 1 1 San Marcos TX
99.49 California State University-Long Beach 1 2 Long Beach CA
99.41 Mississippi University for Women 1 3 Columbus MS
99.36 University of South Carolina-Columbia 1 4 Columbia SC
99.33 Longwood University 1 5 Farmville VA
99.21 University of the Incarnate Word 2 6 San Antonio TX
99.15 Thomas Edison State College 1 7 Trenton NJ
99.15 Concordia University-Texas 3 7 Austin TX
99.11 Trinity Christian College 1 8 Palos Heights IL
99.10 Saint Anselm College 1 9 Manchester NH
99.09 University of Houston-Victoria 4 10 Victoria TX
99.07 Florida Gulf Coast University 1 11 Fort Myers FL
99.04 Fransciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University 1 12 Baton Rouge LA
98.96 Eastern Kentucky University 2 13 Richmond KY
98.93 University of Mississippi Medical Center 2 14 Jackson MS
98.89 The University of Tennessee-Martin 1 15 Martin TN
98.88 Colby-Sawyer College 2 16 New London NH
98.78 The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga 2 17 Chattanooga TN
98.77 Western Governors University 1 18 Salt Lake City UT
98.67 Gardner-Webb University 1 19 Boiling Springs NC
98.63 University of Kentucky 3 20 Lexington KY
98.60 Harding University - Searcy 1 21 Searcy AR
98.60 Carlow University 2 21 Pittsburgh PA
98.52 Carson-Newman University 3 22 Jefferson City TN
98.52 The University of Tampa 2 22 Tampa FL
98.48 Duke University 2 23 Durham NC
98.48 Kennesaw State University 1 23 Kennesaw GA
98.45 Georgia College and State University 2 24 Milledgeville GA
98.45 University of Holy Cross 2 24 New Orleans LA
98.43 OHSU Accelerated Portland 1 25 Portland OR
98.40 Montana Tech of the University of Montana 1 26 Butte MT
98.36 University of Virginia-MSN 2 27 Charlottesville VA
98.36 Delta State University 3 27 Cleveland MS
98.35 University of New Hampshire (DEMN), Durham 3 28 Durham NH
98.33 Lincoln Memorial University 4 29 Harrogate TN
98.24 Anderson University 1 30 Anderson IN
98.22 Southern Connecticut State University 1 31 New Haven CT
98.18 California State University-Sacramento 2 32 Sacramento CA
98.15 South University 3 33 Glen Allen VA
98.13 York College 1 34 Jamaica NY
98.10 The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio 5 35 San Antonio TX
97.98 Oklahoma Baptist University 1 36 Shawnee OK
97.96 Western Kentucky University-Bowling Green 4 37 Bowling Green KY
97.90 Lander University 2 38 Greenwood SC
97.89 University of Southern Mississippi 4 39 Hattiesburg MS
97.85 University of Sioux Falls 1 40 Sioux Falls SD
97.83 Univ. of Louisiana Lafayette 3 41 Lafayette LA
97.82 University of Dubuque 1 42 Dubuque IA
97.78 Sonoma State University 3 43 Rohnert Park CA
97.76 The University of Texas Medical Branch School of Nursing 6 44 Galveston TX
97.73 Western Carolina University 3 45 Cullowhee NC
97.68 McNeese State Univ 4 46 Lake Charles LA
97.65 Saint Joseph's College of Maine 1 47 Standish ME
97.62 Ohio Northern University 2 48 Ada OH
97.61 Cedar Crest College 3 49 Allentown PA
97.60 East Carolina University 4 50 Greenville NC
97.58 Indiana University-Northwest 2 51 Gary IN
97.57 Chamberlain College of Nursing 3 52 Columbus OH
97.53 Rhode Island College 1 53 Providence RI
97.52 Austin Peay State University 5 54 Clarksville TN
97.50 Emory University 3 55 Atlanta GA
97.48 Messiah University 4 56 Mechanicsburg PA
97.43 Pennsylvania College of Technology 5 57 Williamsport PA
97.42 LSU Health Science Center 5 58 New Orleans LA
97.38 Bryan Health College 1 59 Lincoln NE
97.26 Southeastern LA Univ 6 60 Hammond LA
97.21 University of Arizona 1 61 Tucson AZ
97.20 Allen College 2 62 Waterloo IA
97.20 Concordia College 2 62 Bronxville NY
97.17 Brigham Young University-Provo 2 63 Provo UT
97.17 University of Charleston 1 63 Charleston WV
97.15 Sacred Heart University 2 64 Fairfield CT
97.11 Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health 2 65 Omaha NE
97.10 Ohio University-Zanesville Campus 4 66 Zanesville OH
97.00 Colorado State University-Pueblo 1 67 Pueblo CO
96.99 Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania 6 68 Bloomsburg PA
96.98 Eastern University 7 69 Saint Davids PA
96.98 Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center 7 69 Lubbock TX
96.98 Carroll University 1 69 Waukesha WI
96.97 William Carey University 5 70 Hattiesburg MS
96.93 University of Miami 3 71 Coral Gables FL
96.91 Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus 2 72 Teaneck NJ
96.90 Stephen F Austin State University 8 73 Nacogdoches TX
96.89 Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing 4 74 Richmond VA
96.89 Saint Anthony College of Nursing 2 74 Rockford IL
96.88 University at Buffalo 3 75 Buffalo NY
96.80 Nazareth College 4 76 Rochester NY
96.78 Anderson University 3 77 Anderson SC
96.78 Lipscomb University 6 77 Nashville TN
96.78 Spring Hill College 1 77 Mobile AL
96.74 Appalachian State University 5 78 Boone NC
96.74 Geo. Mason Univ. Acc 2nd Deg 5 78 Fairfax VA
96.71 University of Alabama at Birmingham 2 79 Birmingham AL
96.70 Tennessee Technological University 7 80 Cookeville TN
96.68 University of Southern Indiana 3 81 Evansville IN
96.68 WV University Morgantown Campus BA-BS To BSN Program 2 81 Morgantown WV
96.68 The University of Texas at El Paso 9 81 El Paso TX
96.60 University of Mary 1 82 Bismarck ND
96.57 William Paterson University of New Jersey 3 83 Wayne NJ
96.54 The College of New Jersey 4 84 Ewing NJ
96.52 The University of Tennessee-Knoxville 8 85 Knoxville TN
96.48 University of California-Los Angeles 4 86 Los Angeles CA
96.47 Waynesburg University 8 87 Waynesburg PA
96.44 Sentara College of Health Sciences 6 88 Chesapeake VA
96.44 Bethel University 9 88 McKenzie TN
96.44 Texas Christian University 10 88 Fort Worth TX
96.43 University of North Dakota 2 89 Grand Forks ND
96.40 University of North Georgia 4 90 Dahlonega GA
96.39 Radford University (Roanoke) 7 91 Radford VA
96.38 University of South Alabama 3 92 Mobile AL
96.37 DeSales University 9 93 Center Valley PA
96.35 Univ. of Louisiana Monroe 7 94 Monroe LA
96.32 University of Alabama 4 95 Tuscaloosa AL
96.30 Malone University 5 96 Canton OH
96.30 College of the Ozarks 1 96 Point Lookout MO
96.30 Alcorn State University 6 96 Alcorn State MS
96.29 SUNY College of Tech at Farmingdale 5 97 Farmingdale NY
96.27 University of Central Florida 4 98 Orlando FL
96.26 California State University-Bakersfield 5 99 Bakersfield CA
96.26 The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston 11 99 Houston TX
96.26 Union College 3 99 Lincoln NE
96.26 Bradley University 3 99 Peoria IL
96.25 Florida Southern College 5 100 Lakeland FL
96.24 SUNY Health Science Center Stony Brook 6 101 Stony Brook NY
96.18 James Madison University 8 102 Harrisonburg VA
96.11 University of Mobile 5 103 Mobile AL
96.07 University of Missouri-Kansas City 2 104 Kansas City MO
96.05 Baker University 1 105 Baldwin City KS
96.05 University of Nevada-Las Vegas 1 105 Las Vegas NV
96.05 New Jersey City University-Fast Track Jersey City 5 105 Jersey City NJ
96.05 University of North Florida 6 105 Jacksonville FL
96.05 Troy University - Troy 6 105 Troy AL
96.02 Clarkson College 4 106 Omaha NE
96.02 University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh 2 106 Oshkosh WI
96.00 Benedictine College 2 107 Atchison KS
96.00 Lindsey Wilson College 5 107 Columbia KY
96.00 Avila University 3 107 Kansas City MO
95.95 Ohio University-Main Campus (Athens) 6 108 Athens OH
95.92 California State University-Los Angeles 6 109 Los Angeles CA
95.89 Clemson University 4 110 Clemson SC
95.80 University of South Carolina-Aiken 5 111 Aiken SC
95.80 West Texas A & M University 12 111 Canyon TX
95.79 Denver College of Nursing 2 112 Denver CO
95.78 Morehead State University 6 113 Morehead KY
95.76 Hampton University 9 114 Hampton VA
95.69 Auburn University 7 115 Auburn AL
95.68 Henderson State University - Arkadelphia 2 116 Arkadelphia AR
95.67 PA State University 10 117 University Park PA
95.65 University of New England 2 118 Biddeford ME
95.63 Otterbein Nursing Program (Otterbein University) 7 119 Westerville OH
95.62 University of Iowa 3 120 Iowa City IA
95.58 Arizona State University 2 121 Tempe AZ
95.55 Missouri State University-Springfield 4 122 Springfield MO
95.50 University of Arkansas-Fayetteville 3 123 Fayetteville AR
95.50 University of Rochester School of Nursing 7 123 Rochester NY
95.45 UNM College of Nursing 1 124 Santa Fe NM
95.44 The University of West Florida 7 125 Pensacola FL
95.37 Simmons College 1 126 Boston MA
95.37 Fairfield University 3 126 Fairfield CT
95.34 Salisbury University 1 127 Salisbury MD
95.33 Walla Walla University 1 128 College Place WA
95.33 Mennonite Nursing at Illinois State University 4 128 Normal IL
95.33 Lewis-Clark State College 1 128 Lewiston ID
95.31 Liberty University 10 129 Lynchburg VA
95.28 Northwestern State Univ 8 130 Natchitoches LA
95.24 Research College of Nursing 5 131 Kansas City MO
95.22 Illinois Wesleyan University 5 132 Bloomington IL
95.20 Mississippi College 7 133 Clinton MS
95.18 Florida Atlantic University 8 134 Boca Raton FL
95.17 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 6 135 Chapel Hill NC
95.16 College of Coastal Georgia 5 136 Brunswick GA
95.15 Tennessee Wesleyan College 10 137 Athens TN
95.13 Drexel University 11 138 Philadelphia PA
95.11 Villanova University 12 139 Villanova PA
95.11 Wisconsin Lutheran College 3 139 Milwaukee WI
95.10 West Chester University of Pennsylvania 13 140 West Chester PA
95.07 Bloomfield College 6 141 Bloomfield NJ
95.06 Marshall University Pt. Pleasant Campus 3 142 Estherville WV
95.05 Bellin College 4 143 Green Bay WI
95.04 Lewis University 6 144 Romeoville IL
95.02 California State University-Fullerton 7 145 Fullerton CA
94.95 University of Northern Colorado 3 146 Greeley CO
94.92 University of Florida - Gainesville 9 147 Gainesville FL
94.91 Arkansas State University - Jonesboro 4 148 Jonesboro AR
94.91 Purdue University 4 148 West Lafayette IN
94.91 Piedmont College 6 148 Demorest GA
94.91 Concordia - St. Paul’s 2 148 St. Paul MN
94.89 Sam Houston State University 13 149 Huntsville TX
94.88 La Salle University 14 150 Philadelphia PA
94.87 University of North Carolina Wilmington 7 151 Wilmington NC
94.84 Grand Canyon University 3 152 Phoenix AZ
94.83 Northern Arizona University 4 153 Flagstaff AZ
94.82 University of South Florida College of Nursing 10 154 Tampa FL
94.78 Baylor University 14 155 Waco TX
94.70 Misericordia University 15 156 Dallas PA
94.68 Fayetteville State University 8 157 Fayetteville NC
94.63 University of Connecticut-Storrs Campus 4 158 Storrs CT
94.61 Texas A & M International University 15 159 Laredo TX
94.60 University of North Alabama 8 160 Florence AL
94.59 Case Western Reserve University 8 161 Cleveland OH
94.56 Augustana College 2 162 Sioux Falls SD
94.55 Pittsburg State University 3 163 Pittsburg KS
94.54 Alvernia University 16 164 Reading PA
94.52 SJC BSN & UNM BSN Aggregated 2 165 Farmington NM
94.51 Texas Woman's University 16 166 Denton TX
94.49 Nevada State College 2 167 Henderson NV
94.47 CNM BSN & UNM BSN Aggregated 3 168 Albuquerque NM
94.45 Truman State University 6 169 Kirksville MO
94.44 Loyola University - Chicago 7 170 Chicago IL
94.44 Maranatha Baptist University (Maranatha Baptist Bible Col.) 5 170 Watertown WI
94.43 UNM College of Nursing 4 171 Albuquerque NM
94.41 University of Pennsylvania 17 172 Philadelphia PA
94.39 Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne 5 173 Fort Wayne IN
94.37 Union University 11 174 Jackson TN
94.36 Robert Morris University 18 175 Moon Township PA
94.33 Western Illinois University 8 176 Macomb IL
94.33 Southeast Missouri State University 7 176 Cape Girardeau MO
94.30 The University of Texas at Austin 17 177 Austin TX
94.29 Emporia State University 4 178 Emporia KS
94.28 Ohio University-Chillicothe Campus 9 179 Chillicothe OH
94.26 Mansfield University of Pennsylvania 19 180 Mansfield PA
94.24 University of Nebraska Medical Center 5 181 Omaha NE
94.22 Southern Utah University 3 182 Cedar City UT
94.16 Marshall University Huntington Campus 4 183 Huntington WV
94.12 Marymount University-Accelerated 11 184 Arlington VA
94.11 Northern Kentucky University 7 185 Highland Heights KY
94.09 Jacksonville State University 9 186 Jacksonville AL
94.07 The University of Texas at Tyler 18 187 Tyler TX
94.06 Indiana University-Kokomo 6 188 Kokomo IN
94.05 Duquesne University 20 189 Pittsburgh PA
94.03 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences-Little Rock 5 190 Little Rock AR
93.96 Valparaiso University 7 191 Valparaiso IN
93.93 Lenoir-Rhyne University 9 192 Hickory NC
93.92 Wright State University-Lake Campus 10 193 Celina OH
93.91 Schreiner University 19 194 Kerrville TX
93.90 MidAmerica Nazarene University 5 195 Olathe KS
93.89 Mount Mercy University 4 196 Cedar Rapids IA
93.84 University of Minnesota, Baccalaureate 1 197 Minneapolis MN
93.81 NMJC BSN & UNM BSN Aggregated 5 198 Hobbs NM
93.79 The Ohio State University-Main Campus (Columbus) 11 199 Columbus OH
93.77 Creighton University 6 200 Omaha NE
93.76 University of Akron Main Campus 12 201 Akron OH
93.75 Samuel Merritt University 8 202 Oakland CA
93.74 Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences 9 203 Rock Island IL
93.74 Queens University of Charlotte 10 203 Charlotte NC
93.74 Middle Tennessee State University 12 203 Murfreesboro TN
93.73 University of North Carolina at Greensboro 11 204 Greensboro NC
93.72 SUNY Health Science Center Brooklyn 8 205 Brooklyn NY
93.71 Gannon University 21 206 Erie PA
93.70 Murray State University 8 207 Murray KY
93.70 MacMurray College 10 207 Jacksonville IL
93.70 Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi 20 207 Corpus Christi TX
93.69 University of Hawaii @ Manoa-MEPN 1 208 Honolulu HI
93.67 Jefferson College of Health Sciences US28507100 12 209 Roanoke VA
93.63 Rutgers University SON Newark 7 210 Newark NJ
93.61 Rutgers University-Camden 8 211 Camden NJ
93.56 University of Scranton 22 212 Scranton PA
93.53 Purdue University-Calumet Campus 8 213 Hammond IN
93.53 Norfolk State University Traditional 13 213 Norfolk VA
93.52 Wilkes University 23 214 Wilkes-Barre PA
93.52 University of Saint Mary 6 214 Leavenworth KS
93.47 The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences 13 215 Cincinnati OH
93.44 Northern Illinois University 11 216 Dekalb IL
93.43 University of Maine at Orono 3 217 Orono ME
93.41 Edinboro University of Pennsylvania 24 218 Edinboro PA
93.41 Bellarmine University 9 218 Louisville KY
93.40 Southern Arkansas University Main Campus - Magnolia 6 219 Magnolia AR
93.39 St John Fisher College 9 220 Rochester NY
93.38 Virginia Commonwealth University 14 221 Richmond VA
93.37 Dickinson State University 3 222 Dickinson ND
93.37 Florida State University 11 222 Tallahassee FL
93.36 Bethel College-Indiana 9 223 Mishawaka IN
93.35 Georgia Southwestern State University 7 224 Americus GA
93.30 University of Central Arkansas - Conway 7 225 Conway AR
93.30 Wagner College 10 225 Staten Island NY
93.27 Northwestern College 5 226 Orange City IA
93.27 St Peter's University (St Peter's College) 9 226 Jersey City NJ
93.24 Lincoln University 8 227 Jefferson City MO
93.24 Jacksonville University 12 227 Jacksonville FL
93.23 University of Washington 2 228 Seattle WA
93.21 University of St Francis 10 229 Fort Wayne IN
93.19 North Dakota State University (Combined NDSU Fargo campus and NDSU Nursing at Sanford Health Bismarck) 4 230 Fargo ND
93.19 Western Connecticut State University 5 230 Danbury CT
93.17 South Dakota State University 3 231 Brookings SD
93.16 Cleveland State University 14 232 Cleveland OH
93.14 Saint Louis University 9 233 Saint Louis MO
93.07 Aurora University 12 234 Aurora IL
93.07 Becker College 2 234 Worcester MA
93.06 Capital University 15 235 Columbus OH
93.02 Gonzaga University 3 236 Spokane WA
93.02 Abilene Christian University 21 236 Abilene TX
92.99 Walsh University Gary And Linda Byers School of Nursing 16 237 North Canton OH
92.98 Pacific Lutheran University 4 238 Tacoma WA
92.96 Baldwin Wallace University 17 239 Berea OH
92.94 University of Central Oklahoma - Edmond 2 240 Edmond OK
92.89 Milligan College 13 241 Milligan College TN
92.89 Angelo State University 22 241 San Angelo TX
92.85 University of South Dakota 4 242 Vermillion SD
92.69 Utah Valley University 4 243 Orem UT
92.66 Bob Jones University 6 244 Greenville SC
92.66 Lamar University 23 244 Beaumont TX
92.62 University of Colorado College of Nursing (Traditional) 4 245 Denver CO
92.61 Indiana University of Pennsylvania 25 246 Indiana PA
92.59 St. Olaf College 2 247 Northfield MN
92.58 University of Mary Hardin-Baylor 24 248 Belton TX
92.55 Kent State University 18 249 Kent OH
92.52 University of North Carolina at Charlotte 12 250 Charlotte NC
92.52 Freed-Hardeman University 14 250 Henderson TN
92.51 University of Nevada-Reno 3 251 Reno NV
92.49 Linfield College-School of Nursing 3 252 Portland OR
92.48 Molloy College 11 253 Rockville Centre NY
92.44 Temple University 26 254 Philadelphia PA
92.44 Maryville University of Saint Louis 10 254 Saint Louis MO
92.43 Brigham Young University Idaho 2 255 Rexburg ID
92.37 University of Wyoming 1 256 Laramie WY
92.29 Indiana University-South Bend 11 257 South Bend IN
92.26 Winona State University 3 258 Winona MN
92.24 Ursuline College 19 259 Pepper Pike OH
92.22 York College Pennsylvania 27 260 York PA
92.22 University of Saint Joseph 6 260 West Hartford CT
92.21 Saint Mary's College 12 261 Notre Dame IN
92.21 University of North Carolina at Pembroke 13 261 Pembroke NC
92.19 California State University-Fresno 9 262 Fresno CA
92.18 Berry College 8 263 Mount Berry GA
92.16 SUNY at Binghamton 12 264 Vestal NY
92.14 NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing 13 265 New York NY
92.10 Loma Linda University 10 266 Loma Linda CA
92.10 Central Methodist University 11 266 Fayette MO
92.09 Mount Carmel College of Nursing 20 267 Columbus OH
92.09 South University-Montgomery 10 267 Montgomery AL
92.07 Millikin University 13 268 Decatur IL
92.07 Carroll College 2 268 Helena MT
91.97 Missouri Western State University 12 269 Saint Joseph MO
91.96 Regis University-Choice 5 270 Denver CO
91.92 Iowa Wesleyan University 6 271 Mount Pleasant IA
91.91 Nicholls State Univ 9 272 Thibodaux LA
91.84 Chamberlain College of Nursing 13 273 St. Louis MO
91.84 Concordia College at Moorhead 4 273 Moorhead MN
91.80 University of Lynchburg 15 274 Lynchburg VA
91.75 Indiana Wesleyan University 13 275 Marion IN
91.74 LaGrange College 9 276 Lagrange GA
91.74 Belmont University 15 276 Nashville TN
91.73 Colorado Christian University 6 277 Lakewood CO
91.71 Coe College 7 278 Cedar Rapids IA
91.71 The University of Texas at Arlington 25 278 Arlington TX
91.67 Chamberlain University 5 279 Phoenix AZ
91.67 Medical University of South Carolina 7 279 Charleston SC
91.65 South University-Tampa 13 280 Tampa FL
91.61 University of Pittsburgh 28 281 Pittsburgh PA
91.60 The University of Virginia's College at Wise 16 282 Wise VA
91.56 King University 16 283 Bristol TN
91.54 Pace University - The Lienhard School of Nursing 14 284 New York NY
91.49 Clayton State University 10 285 Morrow GA
91.48 MSU Bozeman College of Nursing 3 286 Bozeman MT
91.45 University of Utah 5 287 Salt Lake City UT
91.44 Dakota Wesleyan University 5 288 Mitchell SD
91.41 Bethel University 5 289 Saint Paul MN
91.39 Hartwick College 15 290 Oneonta NY
91.37 University of Louisville-Louisville 10 291 Louisville KY
91.35 Barnes-Jewish College Goldfarb School of Nursing 14 292 Saint Louis MO
91.32 Valdosta State University 11 293 Valdosta GA
91.32 Seton Hall University 10 293 South Orange NJ
91.31 University of Delaware 1 294 Newark DE
91.29 Samford University 11 295 Birmingham AL
91.27 Alverno College 6 296 Milwaukee WI
91.21 Minnesota State University-Mankato 6 297 Mankato MN
91.21 West Coast University 11 297 North Hollywood CA
91.20 Wesley College 2 298 Dover DE
91.11 Charleston Southern University 8 299 Charleston SC
91.05 Ball State University 14 300 Muncie IN
91.04 Oral Roberts University 3 301 Tulsa OK
91.00 Olivet Nazarene University 14 302 Bourbonnais IL
90.96 Chamberlain College 15 303 Indianapolis IN
90.95 University of Kansas Medical Center 7 304 Lawrence KS
90.93 Boston College 3 305 Chestnut Hill MA
90.86 Delaware State University 3 306 Dover DE
90.85 University of Toledo-Bowling Green State University 21 307 Bowling Green OH
90.74 Nyack College 16 308 Nyack NY
90.55 University of Rhode Island 2 309 Kingston RI
90.54 Viterbo College 7 310 La Crosse WI
90.52 Minot State University 5 311 Minot ND
90.50 Goshen College 16 312 Goshen IN
90.46 Newman University 8 313 Wichita KS
90.41 University of St Francis 15 314 Joliet IL
90.41 Quinnipiac University 7 314 Hamden CT
90.39 National University 12 315 La Jolla CA
90.37 Plymouth State University 4 316 Plymouth NH
90.37 Caldwell College 11 316 Caldwell NJ
90.30 St John's College of Nursing 16 317 Springfield IL
90.29 Mt St Marys College 17 318 Newburgh NY
90.26 Neumann University 29 319 Aston PA
90.24 University of Colorado at Colorado Springs - Traditional 7 320 Colorado Springs CO
90.23 Brenau University 12 321 Gainesville GA
90.22 Seattle Pacific University 5 322 Seattle WA
90.21 St Catherine University 7 323 Saint Paul MN
90.17 Mercer University 13 324 Macon GA
90.15 Central Connecticut State University 8 325 New Britain CT
90.06 Holy Family University 30 326 Philadelphia PA
90.00 Kentucky Christian University 11 327 Grayson KY

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

Best RN-BSN Nursing Schools Ranked State-by-State

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  • Total BSN Degree Programs: 933
  • Ranked BSN Degree Programs: 667

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Sources: 50 State Boards of Nursing, University Websites, U.S. Department of Education, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Ranking Methodology.