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Most Popular Schools for Nursing Practice Major & Degree Program

A practice-focused program that prepares registered nurses for increasingly complex evidence-based nursing practice, including translating research into practice, evaluating evidence, applying research in decision-making, and implementing viable clinical innovations to change practice. Includes instruction in healthcare delivery systems, health economics and finance, health policy, research methods, translating evidence into practice, concepts in population health, and nursing leadership.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 Wilmington University 194 6% $11,750
2 MGH Institute of Health Professions 169 44% N/A
3 Moraine Park Technical College 156 12% $5,607
4 University of Rio Grande 133 27% $35,008
5 Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science 129 59% $13,666
6 Brenau University 86 12% $38,528
7 Rutgers University-Newark 85 3% $29,768
8 Dewey University-Carolina 77 24% $10,760
9 Virginia Commonwealth University 76 1% $28,297
10 Ashland University 71 5% $42,833
11 Eastern University 70 6% $42,192
12 Everest College-Ontario Metro 69 20% $16,263
13 Aria Health School of Nursing 64 100% $14,760
14 Trinity Washington University 61 14% $34,470
15 Franklin Pierce University 55 11% $45,898
16 Everest College-Anaheim 40 11% $15,066
17 University of South Alabama 37 1% $19,980
18 Florida Southern College 31 6% $40,700
19 Everest College-McLean 31 14% $15,738
20 Everest University-Brandon 27 2% $16,619
21 ICPR Junior College-General Institutional 25 14% $8,164
22 University of Connecticut 24 0% $27,244
23 University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth 22 1% $25,355
24 Everest College-Phoenix 21 3% $14,025
25 Christian Brothers University 20 5% $38,113
26 Misericordia University 17 2% $41,940
27 Everest College-Henderson 13 3% $17,289
28 Mech-Tech College 10 1% $9,304
29 ICPR Junior College-Mayaguez 7 5% $8,260
30 ICPR Junior College-Manati 4 4% $8,164
31 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo 4 1% $5,505
32 San Juan Bautista School of Medicine 1 50% $8,723
33 Winston-Salem State University 1 0% $16,708
34 Fitchburg State University 1 0% $20,690
35 University of Iowa 1 0% $20,691

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Nursing Practice 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.