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Most Popular Schools for Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Major & Degree Program

A program that prepares registered nurses to promote mental health and provide nursing care to patients with mental, emotional or behavioral disorders, in mental institutions or other settings. Includes instruction in psychopathology, behavioral health, counseling and intervention strategies, psychoeducation, mental health assessment and dual diagnosis, stabilization and management of psychotic illness, psychiatric care and rehabilitation, substance abuse, and crisis intervention.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 University of Cincinnati-Main Campus 97 1% $27,476
2 Vanderbilt University 49 2% $70,146
3 Stony Brook University 37 1% $26,091
4 CUNY Hunter College 26 0% $22,379
5 Johns Hopkins University 26 0% $71,901
6 Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis 24 0% $22,537
7 Upstate Medical University 24 10% N/A
8 Alverno College 23 4% $40,693
9 New York University 23 0% $73,566
10 Florida International University 22 0% $23,506
11 Washburn University 20 2% $22,056
12 The Sage Colleges 18 2% $46,600
13 Dewey University-Hato Rey 18 9% $7,425
14 MGH Institute of Health Professions 18 4% N/A
15 University of St Francis 17 2% $45,664
16 Allen College 16 6% $19,862
17 University of Pennsylvania 14 0% $74,408
18 Eastern Kentucky University 12 0% $23,706
19 Brandman University 12 0% $14,300
20 Wayne State University 12 0% $27,157
21 University of Southern Maine 11 1% $22,968
22 University of Saint Joseph 10 1% $51,901
23 Frontier Nursing University 10 2% N/A
24 Seattle University 10 0% $61,608
25 Oregon Health & Science University 9 1% N/A
26 Western Kentucky University 9 0% $21,840
27 Molloy College 9 1% $51,856
28 Case Western Reserve University 9 0% $67,332
29 University of Rochester 8 0% $72,721
30 Georgia College & State University 8 0% $28,536
31 University of South Carolina-Columbia 7 0% $28,301
32 Georgia Southern University 7 0% $23,014
33 University of Arizona 7 0% $29,217
34 Shenandoah University 7 1% $47,000
35 Husson University 6 1% $31,150
36 Monmouth University 6 0% $56,979
37 Saint Louis University 6 0% $61,018
38 Jacksonville University 6 1% $54,868
39 University of Southern Mississippi 5 0% $24,048
40 Anderson University 5 1% $43,110
41 University of Kansas 5 0% $26,566
42 University of Iowa 5 0% $24,239
43 Southern Adventist University 5 1% $34,990
44 Georgia State University 5 0% $26,014
45 University of New Hampshire-Main Campus 4 0% $33,750
46 Southeastern Louisiana University 4 0% $22,601
47 The University of Tennessee-Knoxville 4 0% $31,510
48 DeSales University 4 1% $54,020
49 Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce 4 0% $16,918
50 Union University 3 0% $53,550
51 Loma Linda University 3 0% N/A
52 McNeese State University 3 0% $21,526
53 Fairfield University 3 0% $65,940
54 D'Youville College 2 0% $43,174
55 University of Missouri-Kansas City 2 0% $24,116
56 University of Missouri-St Louis 2 0% $24,894
57 University of Toledo 2 0% $28,423
58 Radford University 2 0% $24,088
59 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo 1 0% $7,244
60 New Mexico State University-Main Campus 1 0% $21,380
61 Augusta University 1 0% $21,254
62 Kent State University at Kent 1 0% $25,886

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.