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.

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Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, KS
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate94.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate92.0%
Cost per annum$7,886

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN

Baker University

Baldwin City, KS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate92.8%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$21,680

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN

Labette Community College

Parsons, KS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate91.8%
NCLEX PN Passrate97.0%
Cost per annum$7,188

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN

Newman University

Wichita, KS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate91.8%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$14,218

Programs offered

  • BSN

Emporia State University

Emporia, KS
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate91.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$12,939

Programs offered

  • BSN

Butler Community College

El Dorado, KS
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate90.9%
NCLEX PN Passrate100.0%
Cost per annum$7,667

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate90.8%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$18,014

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN

Cloud County Community College

Concordia, KS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate89.9%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$5,686

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Manhattan Area Technical College

Manhattan, KS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate89.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate97.2%
Cost per annum$11,270

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN

Highland Community College

Highland, KS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate89.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate96.3%
Cost per annum$7,006

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Fort Hays State University

Hays, KS
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate89.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$11,993

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN

MidAmerica Nazarene University

Olathe, KS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate89.1%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$18,414

MidAmerica Nazarene University (MNU) is a private university in Olathe, Kansas, with undergrad and graduate degree programs. MNU was founded in 1966 by the Church of the Nazarene as a Christian liberal arts college. The campus is located on 105 acres of land in Olathe, which is part of the ...

Programs offered

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

Fort Scott Community College

Fort Scott, KS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate88.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$6,476

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Bethel College-North Newton

North Newton, KS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate88.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$22,082

Programs offered

  • BSN

Pittsburg State University

Pittsburg, KS
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate88.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$12,967

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN

Wichita State University

Wichita, KS
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate86.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$14,175

Wichita State University (WSU) is a public university in Wichita, Kansas. It is part of the Kansas State University system, which includes six campuses. WSU was founded in 1886 as a private preparatory school. Over the years, WSU has expanded to offer more than 200 areas of study through its 6 ...

Programs offered

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

University of Saint Mary

Leavenworth, KS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate85.9%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$19,455

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN

Hesston College

Hesston, KS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate85.5%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$20,178

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Garden City Community College

Garden City, KS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate84.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate97.1%
Cost per annum$7,147

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Seward County Community College

Liberal, KS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate84.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate94.0%
Cost per annum$7,119

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Washburn University

Topeka, KS
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate81.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$11,604

Programs offered

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

Neosho County Community College

Chanute, KS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate79.7%
NCLEX PN Passrate95.5%
Cost per annum$8,723

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN

Coffeyville Community College

Coffeyville, KS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate79.7%
NCLEX PN Passrate87.8%
Cost per annum$5,374

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Hutchinson Community College

Hutchinson, KS
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate77.9%
NCLEX PN Passrate84.7%
Cost per annum$7,602

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN

Dodge City Community College

Dodge City, KS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate74.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate100.0%
Cost per annum$7,078

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN

Kansas City Kansas Community College

Kansas City, KS
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate74.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate92.9%
Cost per annum$12,563

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN

Benedictine College

Atchison, KS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate73.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$24,816

Programs offered

  • BSN

National American University-Overland Park

Overland Park, KS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate73.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • LPN
  • ADN

Colby Community College

Colby, KS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate72.7%
NCLEX PN Passrate84.7%
Cost per annum$7,784

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN

Barton County Community College

Great Bend, KS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate64.5%
NCLEX PN Passrate87.6%
Cost per annum$9,519

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

National American University-Wichita

Wichita, KS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate62.5%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • BSN

Kansas Wesleyan University

Salina, KS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate56.5%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$23,585

Programs offered

  • BSN

Pratt Community College

Pratt, KS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate50.1%
NCLEX PN Passrate81.0%
Cost per annum$7,638

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN

North Central Kansas Technical College

Beloit, KS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate96.9%
Cost per annum$11,961

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Washburn Institute of Technology

Topeka, KS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate91.6%
Cost per annum$12,221

Programs offered

  • LPN

Wichita Area Technical College

Wichita, KS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate85.0%
Cost per annum$14,003

Programs offered

  • LPN

Flint Hills Technical College

Emporia, KS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate81.2%
Cost per annum$14,885

Programs offered

  • LPN

Donnelly College

Kansas City, KS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate52.4%
Cost per annum$10,116

Programs offered

  • LPN

Grantham University

Lenexa, KS
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$12,766

Programs offered

  • RN to BSN

Southwestern College

Winfield, KS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$22,112

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • RN to BSN

Tabor College

Hillsboro, KS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$22,420

Programs offered

  • BSN

Ottawa University-Ottawa

Ottawa, KS
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$20,565

Programs offered

  • BSN

Baker University School of Nursing

Topeka, KS
Campus size
College Type
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • BSN

Neosho County Community College Ottawa

Ottawa, KS
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN to ADN

North Central Kansas Technical College - Hays

Hays, KS
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

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