Nursing Schools in Maine

The state of Maine is home to 15 nursing schools. This year (2018) we evaluated 13 schools and our ranking system identified the following nursing schools as the best in Maine.

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 Maine

Listed below are all nursing schools in Maine. 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 15 nursing schools in the state of Maine.

Institution RN PN RN PN
Central Maine Community College
Location: Auburn, ME
Programs offered: ADN LPN LPN to ADN
94.2% 59.3%
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Eastern Maine Community College
Location: Bangor, ME
Programs offered: ADN LPN LPN to ADN
90.9%
2
Southern Maine Community College
Location: South Portland, ME
Programs offered: ADN LPN
89.9%
3
University of New England
Location: Biddeford, ME
Programs offered: BSN
89.6%
4
Maine College of Health Professions
Location: Lewiston, ME
Programs offered: ADN
88.9%
5
University of Southern Maine
Location: Portland, ME
Programs offered: BSN Accelerated MSN Masters Doctoral Accelerated BSN RN to BSN
88.6%
6
Kennebec Valley Community College
Location: Fairfield, ME
Programs offered: ADN LPN LPN to ADN
87.1%
7
Northern Maine Community College
Location: Presque Isle, ME
Programs offered: ADN LPN
85.8%
8
University of Maine at Fort Kent
Location: Fort Kent, ME
Programs offered: BSN Accelerated BSN RN to BSN
85.6%
9
University of Maine at Augusta
Location: Augusta, ME
Programs offered: ADN BSN
85.5%
10
University of Maine
Location: Orono, ME
Programs offered: ADN BSN Masters RN to BSN
82.3% 11
Saint Joseph's College of Maine
Location: Standish, ME
Programs offered: BSN Masters RN to BSN
80.6% 12
Kaplan University-Maine Campus
Location: S Portland, ME
Programs offered: BSN
75.0% 13
Husson University
Location: Bangor, ME
Programs offered: BSN Masters
University of New England - Portland Campus
Location: Portland, ME
Programs offered: ADN

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


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