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Most Popular Schools for Clinical Nurse Specialist Major & Degree Program

A program that prepares registered nurses to deliver direct patient and client care in clinical settings. Includes instruction in clinical pharmacotherapeutics, advanced clinical practice, holistic nursing, nursing practice and health care policy, administration and consultation services, health assessment, patient stabilization and care, and patient education.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 University of San Francisco 106 4% $58,384
2 Elmhurst College 67 8% $46,000
3 University of Cincinnati-Main Campus 22 0% $27,434
4 New York University 14 0% $63,540
5 The University of Texas at El Paso 11 0% $21,399
6 University of the Incarnate Word 11 1% $39,124
7 Loma Linda University 10 1% N/A
8 University of San Diego 10 0% $58,189
9 Universidad Adventista de las Antillas 8 4% $16,025
10 Mount St Mary's College 7 1% $51,100
11 Worcester State University 6 0% $22,718
12 Vanderbilt University 6 0% $61,112
13 University of Oklahoma-Health Sciences Center 6 1% N/A
14 Marian University 5 1% $35,200
15 Texas Christian University 5 0% $50,720
16 Maryville University of Saint Louis 4 0% $41,918
17 Loyola University Chicago 3 0% $51,273
18 Grand Canyon University 3 0% $32,100
19 Malone University 3 0% $37,934
20 Molloy College 3 0% $43,718
21 University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 3 0% $32,126
22 The College of Saint Scholastica 2 0% $43,008
23 Angelo State University 2 0% $18,915
24 Hawaii Pacific University 1 0% $36,590
25 Misericordia University 1 0% $41,940
26 Saint John Fisher College 1 0% $41,370
27 DeSales University 1 0% $48,398
28 Texas Woman's University 1 0% $18,259
29 Jacksonville University 1 0% $44,670
30 Saint Anthony College of Nursing 1 1% N/A
31 Ursuline College 1 0% $38,344
32 California State University-Dominguez Hills 1 0% $21,286

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Clinical Nurse Specialist 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.