Nursing Schools Almanac is dedicated to helping aspiring nurses achieve their career goals. We publish annual rankings of U.S. nursing schools to provide students a comprehensive starting point for their school search. We also offer scholarships for nurses to complete their education across several pathways.

For our inaugural rankings, the research team at Nursing Schools Almanac collected data on over 3,200 nursing schools and campuses throughout the United States. Approximately 1,900 of the institutions surveyed were vocational, career, and community colleges that focus on entry-level prelicensure education. We evaluated each school on three dimensions:

Nursing Schools Almanac is proud to announce Christina Truong as the inaugural recipient of the Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. Christina recently graduated from Evergreen Valley High School in San Jose, CA. She is currently pursuing a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree at the University of San Francisco, where she is a member of the Class of 2019.