We conducted a detailed assessment of over 3,000 nursing schools nationwide. We then ranked these institutions by their academic prestige, program breadth and depth, and student success on nursing licensure examinations. Read below to find our national, regional, and state nursing school rankings.

Our mission at Nursing Schools Almanac is to provide aspiring nurses a detailed, comprehensive, and analytical resource for selecting their future nursing school. An integral part of this effort is our annual rankings of the best nursing schools in the country.

To provide a complete view, we collected a wealth of data on over 3,000 nursing schools and campuses nationwide. We then assessed each of these institutions on three critical dimensions.