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Indianapolis, the capital city of Indiana, is home to a good number of schools and universities with nursing programs that offer a variety of options to those interested in a career in nursing. All of these programs, from certifications for nursing assistants (CNA) and licensed practical nurses (LPN) to associate’s (ADN) and bachelor’s degrees in nursing (BSN), are closely monitored, appraised, and approved by the state’s Board of Nursing before they are granted accreditation and allowed to operate. This also holds true for other cities and townships in Indiana in order to maintain the high quality of nursing education, ensure the integrity of the nursing profession, and provide quality healthcare to all.

Two highly regarded schools are located within a five-mile radius of downtown Indianapolis: Indiana University-Purdue University of Indianapolis and the University of Indianapolis. Both universities offer BSN and postgraduate courses in nursing. There are also smaller campuses within and outside the city proper, offering short-term courses like CNA and LPN diplomas.

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Indianapolis is the nerve center of all nurses in the state of Indiana, with more than 21,540 registered nurses working in healthcare facilities such as hospitals, outpatient clinics, and nursing homes. These healthcare centers represent 36% of the entire nursing population of Indiana.

They all need more nurses from the following accredited nursing schools in Indianapolis to continue serving the growing healthcare needs of communities around this capital city.

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Indianapolis nursing schools by NCLEX score

Fortis College - Indianapolis
9001 North Wesleyan Road, Suite 101 | Indianapolis, Indiana 46268
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing: 100.0% NCLEX pass rate (2012 through 2012)
Ivy Tech Community College - Anderson
104 West 53rd Street | Anderson, Indiana 46013
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing: 100.0% NCLEX pass rate (2008 through 2012)
Ivy Tech Community College - Greencastle
915 South Zinc Mill Road | Greencastle, Indiana 46135
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing: 100.0% NCLEX pass rate (2008 through 2012)
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing: 87.5% NCLEX pass rate (2008 through 2012)
Ivy Tech Community College - Indianapolis
50 West Fall Creek Parkway North Drive | Indianapolis, Indiana 46208
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing: 99.1% NCLEX pass rate (2008 through 2012)
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing: 93.6% NCLEX pass rate (2008 through 2012)
Harrison College - Indianapolis East
8150 Brookville Road | Indianapolis, Indiana 46239
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing: 98.2% NCLEX pass rate (2009 through 2012)
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
University of Indianapolis
1400 East Hanna Avenue | Indianapolis, Indiana 46227
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing: 97.5% NCLEX pass rate (2008 through 2012)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing: 94.4% NCLEX pass rate (2008 through 2012)
  • Accelerated Second Degree BSN
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • MSN: Family Nurse Practitioner
  • MSN: Nursing Administration
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
Anderson University
1100 East Fifth Street | Anderson, Indiana 46012
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing: 95.2% NCLEX pass rate (2008 through 2012)
  • MSN: Nursing Administration
  • Master of Science in Nursing
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
425 University Boulevard | Indianapolis, Indiana 46202
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing: 92.6% NCLEX pass rate (2008 through 2012)
  • Accelerated Second Degree BSN
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing
  • MSN: Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
  • MSN: Family Nurse Practitioner
  • MSN: Nursing Administration
  • MSN: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • MSN: Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Post-Baccalaureate PhD
  • Post-Master's Certificate: Nursing Education
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
  • RN-to-MSN Degree Completion
Marian University
3200 Cold Spring Road | Indianapolis, Indiana 46222
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing: 88.4% NCLEX pass rate (2011 through 2017)
  • Accelerated Second Degree BSN
  • DNP: Nurse Anesthesia
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
J. Everett Light Career Center
1901 East 86th Street | Indianapolis, Indiana 46240
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing: 83.5% NCLEX pass rate (2008 through 2012)
Chamberlain College of Nursing - Indianapolis
9100 Keystone Crossing, Suite 600 | Indianapolis, Indiana 46240
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Western Governors University - Indianapolis
10 West Market Street, Suite 1020 | Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
School Program NCLEX score Time period
Fortis College - Indianapolis Associate's Degree in Nursing 100.0% 2012 to 2012
Ivy Tech Community College - Anderson Certificate in Practical Nursing 100.0% 2008 to 2012
Ivy Tech Community College - Greencastle Certificate in Practical Nursing 100.0% 2008 to 2012
Associate's Degree in Nursing 87.5% 2008 to 2012
Ivy Tech Community College - Indianapolis Certificate in Practical Nursing 99.1% 2008 to 2012
Associate's Degree in Nursing 93.6% 2008 to 2012
Harrison College - Indianapolis East Associate's Degree in Nursing 98.2% 2009 to 2012
RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
University of Indianapolis Associate's Degree in Nursing 97.5% 2008 to 2012
Bachelor of Science in Nursing 94.4% 2008 to 2012
Accelerated Second Degree BSN
Doctor of Nursing Practice
MSN: Family Nurse Practitioner
MSN: Nursing Administration
Master of Science in Nursing
RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
Anderson University Bachelor of Science in Nursing 95.2% 2008 to 2012
MSN: Nursing Administration
Master of Science in Nursing
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Bachelor of Science in Nursing 92.6% 2008 to 2012
Accelerated Second Degree BSN
Doctor of Nursing Practice
Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing
MSN: Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
MSN: Family Nurse Practitioner
MSN: Nursing Administration
MSN: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
MSN: Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing
Post-Baccalaureate PhD
Post-Master's Certificate: Nursing Education
RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
RN-to-MSN Degree Completion
Marian University Bachelor of Science in Nursing 88.4% 2011 to 2017
Accelerated Second Degree BSN
DNP: Nurse Anesthesia
RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
J. Everett Light Career Center Certificate in Practical Nursing 83.5% 2008 to 2012
Chamberlain College of Nursing - Indianapolis Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Western Governors University - Indianapolis Bachelor of Science in Nursing