Nursing Schools in Louisiana

The state of Louisiana is home to 72 nursing schools. This year (2018) we evaluated 22 schools and our ranking system identified the following nursing schools as the best in Louisiana.

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 Louisiana

Listed below are all nursing schools in Louisiana. 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 72 nursing schools in the state of Louisiana. And according to our database 1 schools have been closed permanently.

Institution RN PN RN PN
Louisiana Tech University
Location: Ruston, LA
Programs offered: ADN LPN LPN to ADN
99.1%
1
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Location: Lafayette, LA
Programs offered: BSN Accelerated BSN
97.4%
2
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans
Location: New Orleans, LA
Programs offered: BSN Masters Doctoral Accelerated BSN LPN to BSN RN to BSN
96.6%
3
University of Louisiana at Monroe
Location: Monroe, LA
Programs offered: BSN LPN to BSN RN to BSN
95.5%
4
Nicholls State University
Location: Thibodaux, LA
Programs offered: BSN LPN to BSN RN to BSN
94.2%
5
Baton Rouge Community College
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
93.6%
6
Southeastern Louisiana University
Location: Hammond, LA
Programs offered: BSN Masters Accelerated BSN LPN to BSN RN to BSN
93.0%
7
McNeese State University
Location: Lake Charles, LA
Programs offered: ADN BSN Masters LPN to BSN RN to BSN LPN to ADN
91.8%
8
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
Location: Natchitoches, LA
Programs offered: ADN BSN Masters LPN to BSN RN to BSN
91.5%
9
Louisiana State University-Alexandria
Location: Alexandria, LA
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN BSN
91.4%
10
Fletcher Technical Community College
Location: Schriever, LA
Programs offered: ADN LPN
91.3% 11
South Louisiana Community College
Location: Lafayette, LA
Programs offered: ADN
91.3% 11
Louisiana State University-Eunice
Location: Eunice, LA
Programs offered: ADN
90.2% 12
Baton Rouge General Medical Center-School of Nursing
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Programs offered: Diploma
88.7% 13
Bossier Parish Community College
Location: Bossier City, LA
Programs offered: ADN LPN
88.7% 13
Our Lady of the Lake College
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Programs offered: Masters Accelerated BSN LPN to BSN RN to BSN BSN LPN LPN to ADN
87.6% 14
University of Holy Cross
Location: New Orleans, LA
Programs offered: BSN LPN to BSN RN to BSN
85.8% 15
Southern University at Shreveport
Location: Shreveport, LA
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
85.5% 16
Southern University and A & M College
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Programs offered: BSN Masters Doctoral
83.3% 17
Louisiana College
Location: Pineville, LA
Programs offered: BSN Accelerated BSN RN to BSN
81.8% 18
Delgado Community College
Location: New Orleans, LA
Programs offered: ADN LPN LPN to ADN
81.6% 19
Dillard University
Location: New Orleans, LA
Programs offered: BSN
51.5% 20
Acadiana Technical College
Location: Lafayette, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Capital Area Technical College
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Central Louisiana Technical Community College
Location: Alexandria, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Compass Career College
Location: Hammond, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Delta College Inc
Location: Covington, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Delta College of Arts & Technology
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Grambling State University
Location: Grambling, LA
Programs offered:
Louisiana Delta Community College - Monroe Campus
Location: Monroe, LA
Programs offered: ADN
Loyola University New Orleans
Location: New Orleans, LA
Programs offered: Masters Doctoral RN to BSN BSN
Northeast Louisiana Technical College
Location: West Monroe, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Northwest Louisiana Technical College
Location: Minden, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Nunez Community College
Location: Chalmette, LA
Programs offered: LPN
River Parishes Community College
Location: Gonzales, LA
Programs offered: LPN
South Central Louisiana Technical College
Location: Morgan City, LA
Programs offered: LPN
SOWELA Technical Community College
Location: Lake Charles, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Central Louisiana Technical College - Ward H Nash - Avoyelles Campus
Location: Cottonport, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Louisiana Technical College - Bastrop Campus
Location: Bastrop, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Cameron College
Location: New Orleans, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Louisiana Technical College - Evangeline Campus
Location: Saint Martinville, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Northshore Technical College - Florida Parishes Branch Campus
Location: Greensburg, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Acadiana Technical College - Abbeville
Location: Abbeville, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Northshore Technical College - Hammond Area Branch Campus
Location: Hammond, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Louisiana Technical College - Huey P Long Campus
Location: Winnfield, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Central Louisiana Technical College - Morgan Smith Campus
Location: Jennings, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Louisiana Technical College - Jefferson Campus
Location: Metairie, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Louisiana Technical College - West Jefferson Campus
Location: Harvey, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Programs offered: BSN
Louisiana State University-Shreveport
Location: Shreveport, LA
Programs offered: LPN
NW Louisiana Technical College - Mansfield Campus
Location: Mansfield, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Northwest Louisiana Technical College - Natchitoches Campus
Location: Natchitoches, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Louisiana Technical College - North Central Campus
Location: Farmerville, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Northeast Louisiana Technical College - Northeast Campus
Location: Winnsboro, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Louisiana Technical College - Oakdale Campus
Location: Oakdale, LA
Programs offered: LPN
South Central Louisiana Technical College - River Parishes Campus
Location: Reserve, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Northeast Louisiana Technical College - Ruston
Location: Ruston, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Northwest Louisiana Technical College - Shreveport Campus
Location: Shreveport, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Acadiana Technical College - Crowley
Location: Crowley, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Louisiana Technical College - T H Harris Campus
Location: Opelousas, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Acadiana Technical College - New Iberia
Location: New Iberia, LA
Programs offered: LPN
South Central Louisiana Technical College - Lafourche Campus
Location: Thibodaux, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Louisiana Technical College - Charles B Coreil Campus
Location: Ville Platte, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Louisiana Technical College - Lamar Salter Campus
Location: Leesville, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Capital Area Technical College - Westside Campus
Location: Plaquemine, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Camelot College
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Medical Training College
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Louisiana Technical College-Sidney N Collier Campus
Location: New Orleans, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Louisiana Technical College-Slidell Campus
Location: Slidell, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Lafayette General Medical Center
Location: Lafayette, LA
Programs offered: LPN
Charity School of Nursing
Location: New Orleans, LA
Programs offered: ADN
Delta College - Slidell
Location: Slidell, LA
Programs offered: LPN

Closed Nursing Schools/campuses

The following instructions are closed permanently.

Ascension College (Closed in 1970)
LPN

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