Nursing Schools in Connecticut

The state of Connecticut is home to 31 nursing schools. This year (2018) we evaluated 25 schools and our ranking system identified the following nursing schools as the best in Connecticut.

NursingExplorer ranking system is statistical. We use the following factors when evaluating schools: NCLEX pass rates, programmatic and institutional accreditations. Learn more about our nursing schools ranking system here.

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Complete List of Nursing Schools in Connecticut

Listed below are all nursing schools in Connecticut. Please use the sort feature to view which schools have top RN and LPN programs along with their corresponding average NCLEX pass rates. Click on each school's name to view more detail about the school.

There are a total of 31 nursing schools in the state of Connecticut. And according to our database 1 schools have been closed permanently.

Institution RN PN RN PN
Western Connecticut State University
Location: Danbury, CT
Programs offered: BSN Masters RN to BSN
98.0%
1
Sacred Heart University
Location: Fairfield, CT
Programs offered: BSN Masters Doctoral RN to BSN
97.0%
2
University of Connecticut-Stamford
Location: Stamford, CT
Programs offered: BSN Accelerated BSN
96.8%
3
Naugatuck Valley Community College
Location: Waterbury, CT
Programs offered: ADN
94.7%
4
University of Connecticut
Location: Storrs, CT
Programs offered: BSN Masters Doctoral Accelerated BSN
92.3%
5
Southern Connecticut State University
Location: New Haven, CT
Programs offered: BSN Masters Accelerated BSN RN to BSN
92.2%
6
University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus
Location: Waterbury, CT
Programs offered: BSN Accelerated BSN
91.7%
7
Capital Community College
Location: Hartford, CT
Programs offered: ADN LPN
91.3%
8
Three Rivers Community College
Location: Norwich, CT
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
91.3%
8
Quinnipiac University
Location: Hamden, CT
Programs offered: BSN Doctoral Accelerated BSN
90.3%
9
University of Saint Joseph
Location: West Hartford, CT
Programs offered: BSN Masters RN to BSN Accelerated BSN
90.2%
10
Fairfield University
Location: Fairfield, CT
Programs offered: BSN Masters Doctoral Accelerated BSN RN to BSN
89.7% 11
St Vincent's College
Location: Bridgeport, CT
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
88.7% 12
Northwestern Connecticut Community College
Location: Winsted, CT
Programs offered: ADN
86.7% 13
Goodwin College
Location: East Hartford, CT
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN RN to BSN Masters
85.7% 14
Norwalk Community College
Location: Norwalk, CT
Programs offered: ADN
85.3% 15
Gateway Community College
Location: New Haven, CT
Programs offered: LPN ADN
85.0% 16
University of Connecticut-Avery Point
Location: Groton, CT
Programs offered: BSN Accelerated BSN
83.3% 17
Central Connecticut State University
Location: New Britain, CT
Programs offered: BSN RN to BSN
77.3% 18
Porter and Chester Institute of Branford
Location: Branford, CT
Programs offered: LPN
96.0%
1
Lincoln Technical Institute-New Britain
Location: New Britain, CT
Programs offered: LPN
95.0%
2
Stone Academy-East Hartford
Location: East Hartford, CT
Programs offered: LPN
90.0%
3
Lincoln Technical Institute-Shelton
Location: Shelton, CT
Programs offered: LPN
89.5%
4
Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford
Location: Stratford, CT
Programs offered: LPN
81.0%
5
Stone Academy-West Haven
Location: West Haven, CT
Programs offered: LPN
76.3% 6
University of Hartford
Location: West Hartford, CT
Programs offered: RN to BSN BSN
Yale University
Location: New Haven, CT
Programs offered: Accelerated MSN Doctoral Masters
Porter and Chester Institute - Enfield
Location: Enfield, CT
Programs offered: LPN
Porter and Chester Institute - Watertown
Location: Watertown, CT
Programs offered: LPN
Porter and Chester Institute Rocky Hill Campus
Location: Rocky Hill, CT
Programs offered: LPN
Stone Academy - West Haven Campus
Location: West Haven, CT
Programs offered: LPN

Closed Nursing Schools/campuses

The following instructions are closed permanently.

Lincoln Technical Institute - Hamden (Closed in 2014)
LPN

Connecticut's NCLEX-RN pass rate Vs. National Average


Connecticut's NCLEX-PN pass rate Vs. National Average