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
Purdue University-Main Campus is a public institution in West Lafayette, Indiana, and is part of the Purdue University system that operates four campuses across the state. The main campus offers over 200 undergraduate majors and 69 graduate-level programs. The campus is located in the small [...]
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
Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Indiana is a private institution with undergraduate and graduate programs, including several nursing programs. The university was founded in 1859 and was one of the first coed colleges in the US. Over the years, the university has expanded its campus, with [...]
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
Indiana University-Northwest is located in Gary, Indiana. It is a public institution with both undergraduate and graduate-level degree programs and it is a regional campus of the Indiana University system, along with five other campuses. The campus was established in 1963 in the northwest [...]
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
Ball State University (BSU) is a public university in Muncie, Indiana with nearly 16,000 students accepted in the fall 2016 school year. The university was founded in 1918 after local industrialists, the Ball brothers, purchased Indiana Normal Institute. Over the years, the campus has [...]
90.2% 15
Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Programs offered: Masters Doctoral BSN Accelerated BSN LPN to BSN RN to BSN
Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis (IUPUI) is a public institution in Indianapolis, Indiana. The university was established in 1969, after the merger of two schools. The Purdue Indianapolis Extension Center and Indiana University Indianapolis merged to become IUPUI. The campus [...]
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
Marian University is a private university in Indianapolis, Indiana, founded in 1851 by the Sisters of St. Francis. The university is affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church and opened their first medical school in 2013. The campus is about four miles northwest of the downtown Indianapolis [...]
88.8% 19
Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion
Location: Marion, IN
Programs offered: Masters BSN Accelerated BSN RN to BSN
Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion (IWU) is a private not-for-profit institution in Marion, Indiana that offers both undergrad and graduate programs. It is the largest private university in the state of Indiana, with over 15,000 students enrolled during the 2017 school year. IWU is affiliated [...]
88.2% 20
Indiana University-South Bend
Location: South Bend, IN
Programs offered: Masters BSN Accelerated BSN RN to BSN ADN
Indiana University-South Bend is a public institution in South Bend, Indiana, offering both undergraduate and graduate programs. The South Bend campus is part of Indiana University, which first began offering classes in South Bend in 1922. Students can enjoy the beautiful campus, which is [...]
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
Purdue University-Calumet Campus is part of Purdue University, which is a public institution with a total of four campuses. This campus was combined with the North Central campus in 2016 to establish Purdue University Northwest. The Calumet campus is located in Hammond, Indiana, while the [...]
86.7% 23
University of Indianapolis
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Programs offered: Masters BSN Accelerated BSN RN to BSN LPN to ADN
The University of Indianapolis (UIndy) is a private institution in Indianapolis, Indiana that was founded in 1902. The main campus is on the south side of the city and spans 50 acres. The campus includes a gorgeous green space that is made up of a sunken lawn and a long canal surrounded by [...]
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