Nursing Schools in Indiana

The state of Indiana is home to 54 nursing schools. This year (2018) we evaluated 45 schools and our ranking system identified the following nursing schools as the best in Indiana.

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 Indiana

Listed below are all nursing schools in Indiana. 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 54 nursing schools in the state of Indiana. And according to our database 11 schools have been closed permanently.

Institution RN PN RN PN
Harrison College - Fort Wayne
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
Programs offered: ADN
100.0%
1
University of Southern Indiana
Location: Evansville, IN
Programs offered: Masters Doctoral BSN ADN RN to BSN
98.2%
2
Ivy Tech Community College - Wabash Valley
Location: Terre Haute, IN
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
97.3% 100.0%
3
1
Purdue University-Main Campus
Location: West Lafayette, IN
Programs offered: Masters Doctoral BSN Accelerated BSN RN to BSN ADN
94.8%
4
Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
Programs offered: Masters ADN BSN
94.7%
5
Anderson University
Location: Anderson, IN
Programs offered: Masters BSN RN to BSN
94.6%
6
Bethel College-Indiana
Location: Mishawaka, IN
Programs offered: Masters BSN ADN RN to BSN LPN to ADN
94.4%
7
Ivy Tech Community College - Southwest
Location: Evansville, IN
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
93.1% 100.0%
8
1
Valparaiso University
Location: Valparaiso, IN
Programs offered: Masters Doctoral BSN Accelerated BSN RN to BSN
92.9%
9
Ivy Tech Community College - Bloominton
Location: Bloomington, IN
Programs offered: ADN LPN LPN to ADN
92.8% 100.0%
10
1
Goshen College
Location: Goshen, IN
Programs offered: Masters BSN RN to BSN
92.4% 11
Indiana University-Northwest
Location: Gary, IN
Programs offered: BSN Accelerated BSN
92.0% 12
Indiana University-Kokomo
Location: Kokomo, IN
Programs offered: BSN RN to BSN
91.9% 13
Harrison College-Indianapolis
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Programs offered: ADN BSN
90.6% 14
Ball State University
Location: Muncie, IN
Programs offered: Masters Doctoral BSN Accelerated BSN LPN to BSN RN to BSN
90.2% 15
Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Programs offered: Masters Doctoral BSN Accelerated BSN LPN to BSN RN to BSN
90.0% 16
Ivy Tech Community College - Lafayette
Location: Lafayette, IN
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
89.3% 97.3% 17
4
University of Evansville
Location: Evansville, IN
Programs offered: BSN RN to BSN
89.0% 18
Marian University
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Programs offered: BSN ADN Accelerated BSN RN to BSN LPN
88.8% 19
Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion
Location: Marion, IN
Programs offered: Masters BSN Accelerated BSN RN to BSN
88.2% 20
Indiana University-South Bend
Location: South Bend, IN
Programs offered: Masters BSN Accelerated BSN RN to BSN ADN
87.8% 21
Ivy Tech Community College - Northeast
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
87.3% 94.7% 22
7
Purdue University-North Central Campus
Location: Westville, IN
Programs offered: BSN LPN to ADN
87.3% 22
Purdue University-Calumet Campus
Location: Hammond, IN
Programs offered: Masters BSN Accelerated BSN LPN to BSN RN to BSN
86.7% 23
University of Indianapolis
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Programs offered: Masters BSN Accelerated BSN RN to BSN LPN to ADN
86.5% 24
Ivy Tech Community College - Northcentral
Location: South Bend, IN
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
85.6% 95.7% 25
6
University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
Programs offered: Masters BSN ADN LPN to ADN
85.5% 26
Ivy Tech Community College - South Central
Location: Sellersburg, IN
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
85.4% 99.1% 27
3
Indiana State University
Location: Terre Haute, IN
Programs offered: Masters Doctoral BSN LPN to BSN RN to BSN
84.4% 28
Ivy Tech Community College - East Central
Location: Muncie, IN
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
83.0% 93.0% 29
9
Ancilla College
Location: Donaldson, IN
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
82.9% 30
Huntington University
Location: Huntington, IN
Programs offered: BSN RN to BSN
82.5% 31
Ivy Tech Community College - Richmond
Location: Richmond, IN
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
81.2% 100.0% 32
1
Ivy Tech Community College - Kokomo
Location: Kokomo, IN
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
81.2% 92.3% 32
10
Ivy Tech Community College - Southeast
Location: Madison, IN
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
77.1% 76.7% 33 13
Vincennes University
Location: Vincennes, IN
Programs offered: LPN ADN BSN
76.3% 93.9% 34
8
Ivy Tech Community College - Northwest
Location: Gary, IN
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
75.8% 96.7% 35
5
Indiana University-East
Location: Richmond, IN
Programs offered: BSN RN to BSN
74.9% 36
Fortis College-Indianapolis
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Programs offered: ADN
63.6% 37
MedTech College
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
52.8% 86.3% 38 11
MedTech College-Greenwood Campus
Location: Greenwood, IN
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
47.1% 81.9% 39 12
MedTech College-Ft Wayne Campus
Location: Ft. Wayne, IN
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
41.7% 63.4% 40 15
Ivy Tech Community College - Columbus
Location: Columbus, IN
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
100.0%
1
Ivy Tech Community College
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Programs offered: LPN ADN
99.2%
2
Brightwood College-Indianapolis
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Programs offered: LPN
73.0% 14
Indiana University-Southeast
Location: New Albany, IN
Programs offered: BSN RN to BSN
J Everett Light Career Center
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Programs offered:
Tucker Career and Technology
Location: Marion, IN
Programs offered: LPN
Saint Elizabeth School of Nursing
Location: Lafayette, IN
Programs offered: ADN Diploma
Saint Josephs College
Location: Rensselaer, IN
Programs offered: BSN
Saint Mary's College
Location: Notre Dame, IN
Programs offered: BSN
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
Location: Saint Mary of the Woods, IN
Programs offered: BSN
Ivy Tech Community College - Central Office
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
Vincennes University - Jasper Center
Location: Jasper, IN
Programs offered: ADN LPN LPN to ADN

Closed Nursing Schools/campuses

The following instructions are closed permanently.

Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne (Closed in 2016)
LPN ADN
Brown Mackie College-Indianapolis (Closed in 2016)
LPN
Brown Mackie College-Merrillville (Closed in 2016)
LPN ADN
Brown Mackie College-South Bend (Closed in 2016)
LPN
Everest College - Merrillville (Closed in 2015)
LPN ADN
ITT Technical Institute-Fort Wayne (Closed in 2016)
LPN ADN
ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis (Closed in 2016)
ADN
ITT Technical Institute-Merrillville (Closed in 2016)
ADN
ITT Technical Institute-Newburgh (Closed in 2016)
ADN
ITT Technical Institute-South Bend (Closed in 2016)
ADN
Kaplan College - Indianapolis (Closed in 2013)
LPN

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


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