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.

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Harrison College - Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, IN
Campus size
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate100.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • ADN

University of Southern Indiana

Evansville, IN
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate98.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$11,649

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • ADN
  • RN to BSN

Ivy Tech Community College - Wabash Valley

Terre Haute, IN
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate97.3%
NCLEX PN Passrate100.0%
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Purdue University-Main Campus

West Lafayette, IN
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate94.8%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$11,693

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 ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • ADN

Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, IN
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate94.7%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$7,270

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • BSN

Anderson University

Anderson, IN
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate94.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$23,515

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN

Bethel College-Indiana

Mishawaka, IN
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate94.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$19,525

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • ADN
  • RN to BSN
  • LPN to ADN

Ivy Tech Community College - Southwest

Evansville, IN
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate93.1%
NCLEX PN Passrate100.0%
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Valparaiso University

Valparaiso, IN
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate92.9%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$22,626

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 ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN

Ivy Tech Community College - Bloominton

Bloomington, IN
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate92.8%
NCLEX PN Passrate100.0%
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN

Goshen College

Goshen, IN
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate92.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$17,398

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN

Indiana University-Northwest

Gary, IN
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate92.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$7,374

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 ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN

Indiana University-Kokomo

Kokomo, IN
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate91.9%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$8,718

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN

Harrison College-Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate90.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$21,711

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • BSN

Ball State University

Muncie, IN
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate90.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$13,369

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 expanded ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • RN to BSN

Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate90.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$10,538

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 is ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • RN to BSN

Ivy Tech Community College - Lafayette

Lafayette, IN
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate89.3%
NCLEX PN Passrate97.3%
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

University of Evansville

Evansville, IN
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate89.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$22,068

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN

Marian University

Indianapolis, IN
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate88.8%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$21,063

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 ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • ADN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • LPN

Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion

Marion, IN
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate88.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$19,519

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 ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN

Indiana University-South Bend

South Bend, IN
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate87.8%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$9,734

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 ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • ADN

Ivy Tech Community College - Northeast

Fort Wayne, IN
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate87.3%
NCLEX PN Passrate94.7%
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Purdue University-North Central Campus

Westville, IN
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate87.3%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$6,942

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • LPN to ADN

Purdue University-Calumet Campus

Hammond, IN
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate86.7%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$10,012

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 North ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • RN to BSN

University of Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate86.5%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$21,909

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 ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • LPN to ADN

Ivy Tech Community College - Northcentral

South Bend, IN
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate85.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate95.7%
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, IN
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate85.5%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$17,031

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Ivy Tech Community College - South Central

Sellersburg, IN
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate85.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate99.1%
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Indiana State University

Terre Haute, IN
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate84.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$10,681

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • RN to BSN

Ivy Tech Community College - East Central

Muncie, IN
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate83.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate93.0%
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Ancilla College

Donaldson, IN
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate82.9%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$17,671

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Huntington University

Huntington, IN
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate82.5%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$21,533

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN

Ivy Tech Community College - Richmond

Richmond, IN
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate81.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate100.0%
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Ivy Tech Community College - Kokomo

Kokomo, IN
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate81.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate92.3%
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Ivy Tech Community College - Southeast

Madison, IN
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate77.1%
NCLEX PN Passrate76.7%
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Vincennes University

Vincennes, IN
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate76.3%
NCLEX PN Passrate93.9%
Cost per annum$9,922

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • BSN

Ivy Tech Community College - Northwest

Gary, IN
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate75.8%
NCLEX PN Passrate96.7%
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Indiana University-East

Richmond, IN
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate74.9%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$8,548

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN

Fortis College-Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate63.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$20,872

Programs offered

  • ADN

MedTech College

Indianapolis, IN
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate52.8%
NCLEX PN Passrate86.3%
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

MedTech College-Greenwood Campus

Greenwood, IN
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate47.1%
NCLEX PN Passrate81.9%
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

MedTech College-Ft Wayne Campus

Ft. Wayne, IN
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate41.7%
NCLEX PN Passrate63.4%
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Ivy Tech Community College - Columbus

Columbus, IN
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate100.0%
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, IN
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate99.2%
Cost per annum$6,094

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN

Brightwood College-Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate73.0%
Cost per annum$20,691

Programs offered

  • LPN

Indiana University-Southeast

New Albany, IN
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$10,198

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN

J Everett Light Career Center

Indianapolis, IN
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

Tucker Career and Technology

Marion, IN
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Saint Elizabeth School of Nursing

Lafayette, IN
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$17,307

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • Diploma

Saint Josephs College

Rensselaer, IN
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$17,146

Programs offered

  • BSN

Saint Mary's College

Notre Dame, IN
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$25,991

Programs offered

  • BSN

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

Saint Mary of the Woods, IN
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$19,401

Programs offered

  • BSN

Ivy Tech Community College - Central Office

Indianapolis, IN
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Vincennes University - Jasper Center

Jasper, IN
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

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

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