Nursing Schools in Kansas

The state of Kansas is home to 45 nursing schools. This year (2018) we evaluated 38 schools and our ranking system identified the following nursing schools as the best in Kansas.

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 Kansas

Listed below are all nursing schools in Kansas. 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 45 nursing schools in the state of Kansas. And according to our database 3 schools have been closed permanently.

Institution RN PN RN PN
Johnson County Community College
Location: Overland Park, KS
Programs offered: ADN LPN LPN to ADN
94.0% 92.0%
1
10
Baker University
Location: Baldwin City, KS
Programs offered: BSN RN to BSN
92.8%
2
Labette Community College
Location: Parsons, KS
Programs offered: ADN LPN LPN to ADN
91.8% 97.0%
3
4
Newman University
Location: Wichita, KS
Programs offered: BSN
91.8%
3
Emporia State University
Location: Emporia, KS
Programs offered: BSN
91.2%
4
Butler Community College
Location: El Dorado, KS
Programs offered: ADN LPN
90.9% 100.0%
5
1
University of Kansas
Location: Lawrence, KS
Programs offered: BSN Masters Doctoral RN to BSN
90.8%
6
Cloud County Community College
Location: Concordia, KS
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
89.9%
7
Manhattan Area Technical College
Location: Manhattan, KS
Programs offered: ADN LPN LPN to ADN
89.6% 97.2%
8
2
Highland Community College
Location: Highland, KS
Programs offered: ADN LPN
89.2% 96.3%
9
6
Fort Hays State University
Location: Hays, KS
Programs offered: BSN Masters RN to BSN
89.2%
9
MidAmerica Nazarene University
Location: Olathe, KS
Programs offered: BSN Masters Accelerated BSN LPN to BSN RN to BSN
89.1%
10
Fort Scott Community College
Location: Fort Scott, KS
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
88.6% 11
Bethel College-North Newton
Location: North Newton, KS
Programs offered: BSN
88.0% 12
Pittsburg State University
Location: Pittsburg, KS
Programs offered: BSN Masters RN to BSN
88.0% 12
Wichita State University
Location: Wichita, KS
Programs offered: BSN Masters Doctoral Accelerated BSN LPN to BSN RN to BSN
86.0% 13
University of Saint Mary
Location: Leavenworth, KS
Programs offered: BSN RN to BSN
85.9% 14
Hesston College
Location: Hesston, KS
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
85.5% 15
Garden City Community College
Location: Garden City, KS
Programs offered: ADN LPN
84.4% 97.1% 16
3
Seward County Community College
Location: Liberal, KS
Programs offered: ADN LPN
84.2% 94.0% 17
8
Washburn University
Location: Topeka, KS
Programs offered: BSN Masters LPN to BSN RN to BSN LPN
81.0% 18
Neosho County Community College
Location: Chanute, KS
Programs offered: ADN LPN LPN to ADN
79.7% 95.5% 19
7
Coffeyville Community College
Location: Coffeyville, KS
Programs offered: ADN LPN
79.7% 87.8% 19 12
Hutchinson Community College
Location: Hutchinson, KS
Programs offered: ADN LPN LPN to ADN
77.9% 84.7% 20 15
Dodge City Community College
Location: Dodge City, KS
Programs offered: ADN LPN LPN to ADN
74.4% 100.0% 21
1
Kansas City Kansas Community College
Location: Kansas City, KS
Programs offered: ADN LPN LPN to ADN
74.2% 92.9% 22
9
Benedictine College
Location: Atchison, KS
Programs offered: BSN
73.4% 23
National American University-Overland Park
Location: Overland Park, KS
Programs offered: BSN LPN ADN
73.0% 24
Colby Community College
Location: Colby, KS
Programs offered: ADN LPN LPN to ADN
72.7% 84.7% 25 15
Barton County Community College
Location: Great Bend, KS
Programs offered: ADN LPN
64.5% 87.6% 26 13
National American University-Wichita
Location: Wichita, KS
Programs offered: BSN
62.5% 27
Kansas Wesleyan University
Location: Salina, KS
Programs offered: BSN
56.5% 28
Pratt Community College
Location: Pratt, KS
Programs offered: ADN LPN LPN to ADN
50.1% 81.0% 29 17
North Central Kansas Technical College
Location: Beloit, KS
Programs offered: ADN LPN
96.9%
5
Washburn Institute of Technology
Location: Topeka, KS
Programs offered: LPN
91.6% 11
Wichita Area Technical College
Location: Wichita, KS
Programs offered: LPN
85.0% 14
Flint Hills Technical College
Location: Emporia, KS
Programs offered: LPN
81.2% 16
Donnelly College
Location: Kansas City, KS
Programs offered: LPN
52.4% 18
Grantham University
Location: Lenexa, KS
Programs offered: Masters RN to BSN
Southwestern College
Location: Winfield, KS
Programs offered: BSN LPN to BSN RN to BSN
Tabor College
Location: Hillsboro, KS
Programs offered: BSN
Ottawa University-Ottawa
Location: Ottawa, KS
Programs offered: BSN
Baker University School of Nursing
Location: Topeka, KS
Programs offered: BSN
Neosho County Community College Ottawa
Location: Ottawa, KS
Programs offered: LPN to ADN
North Central Kansas Technical College - Hays
Location: Hays, KS
Programs offered: ADN LPN

Closed Nursing Schools/campuses

The following instructions are closed permanently.

Brown Mackie College-Kansas City (Closed in 2016)
ADN LPN
Brown Mackie College-Salina (Closed in 2016)
ADN LPN
ITT Technical Institute-Wichita (Closed in 2016)
ADN

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


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