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If you’re an aspiring nurse in the Pensacola area, and you’re unsure about which nursing school to attend, below are some excellent options to consider.

George Stone Technical Center
George Stone Technical Center is one of the few schools in the Pensacola area that offers a certified nursing assistant (CNA) program. The program is open to anyone who is at least 16 years old. Enrollment opens quarterly and financial aid is available to Florida residents. Upon graduation from the program, local certified nursing assistants can expect to earn around $22,930 per year.

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Pensacola State College
The Department of Nursing at Pensacola State College offers a reputable program for licensed practical nursing (LPN), as well as an associate’s degree in nursing (ADN) which is designed to prepare students to work as registered nurses (RNs). There are plenty of employers for both LPNs and RNs in the Pensacola area, such as Baptist Hospital.

University of West Florida
The bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) program at the University of West Florida is currently only open to current RNs who wish to advance their careers to become managers and leaders in the nursing field. The university also offers a master of science in nursing (MSN) program for BSN graduates who wish to become advanced practice registered nurses, nurse practitioners, or continue further into another specialty field. In Pensacola, nurse practitioners can expect to earn around $86,190 per year.

To help you learn about these and a number of other options in Pensacola, Florida, take a look at our comprehensive list of the nursing schools and programs in the Pensacola area.

Pensacola nursing schools by NCLEX score

University of West Florida
11000 University Parkway, Building 37 | Pensacola, Florida 32514
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing: 93.0% NCLEX pass rate (2010 through 2019)
  • MSN: Family Nurse Practitioner
  • MSN: Nurse Education
  • MSN: Nurse Executive
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
Pensacola Christian College
250 Brent Lane | Pensacola, Florida 32503
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing: 92.5% NCLEX pass rate (2010 through 2019)
  • Master of Science in Nursing
Fortis Institute - Pensacola
4081 East Olive Road, Suite B | Pensacola, Florida 32514
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing: 86.9% NCLEX pass rate (2012 through 2019)
Pensacola State College
5555 West Highway 98 | Pensacola, Florida 32507
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing: 85.6% NCLEX pass rate (2010 through 2019)
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing: 75.9% NCLEX pass rate (2010 through 2019)
  • Nursing Assistant Certificate
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
Locklin Technical College
5330 Berryhill Road | Milton, Florida 32570
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing: 81.5% NCLEX pass rate (2011 through 2019)
  • Nursing Assistant Certificate
George Stone Technical College
2400 Longleaf Drive | Pensacola, Florida 32526
  • Nursing Assistant Certificate
School Program NCLEX score Time period
University of West Florida Bachelor of Science in Nursing 93.0% 2010 to 2019
MSN: Family Nurse Practitioner
MSN: Nurse Education
MSN: Nurse Executive
RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
Pensacola Christian College Bachelor of Science in Nursing 92.5% 2010 to 2019
Master of Science in Nursing
Fortis Institute - Pensacola Associate's Degree in Nursing 86.9% 2012 to 2019
Pensacola State College Certificate in Practical Nursing 85.6% 2010 to 2019
Associate's Degree in Nursing 75.9% 2010 to 2019
Nursing Assistant Certificate
RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
Locklin Technical College Certificate in Practical Nursing 81.5% 2011 to 2019
Nursing Assistant Certificate
George Stone Technical College Nursing Assistant Certificate