Nursing Schools in Minnesota

There are 75 nursing schools in Minnesota. The state board of nursing doesn't publish NCLEX pass rate data of approved schools in the state; therefore, we were not able to rank the schools for this state.

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Alexandria Technical & Community College
Alexandria, MN
Alexandria Technical & Community College
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$13,143

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
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Anoka Technical College
Anoka, MN
Anoka Technical College
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$11,646

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
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Anoka-Ramsey Community College
Coon Rapids, MN
Anoka-Ramsey Community College
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$11,148

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
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Augsburg University
Minneapolis, MN
Augsburg University
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate, Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$24,020

Programs offered

  • MSN
  • DNP
  • RN to BSN
  • BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN to MSN
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Bemidji State University
Bemidji, MN
Bemidji State University
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$14,653

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
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Bethel University
Saint Paul, MN
Bethel University
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate, Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$28,706

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • RN to BSN
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Central Lakes College-Brainerd
Brainerd, MN
Central Lakes College-Brainerd
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$11,618

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
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Century College
White Bear Lake, MN
Century College
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$10,088

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
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College of Saint Benedict
Saint Joseph, MN
College of Saint Benedict
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate, Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$26,912

Programs offered

  • BSN
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Concordia College at Moorhead
Moorhead, MN
Concordia College at Moorhead
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate, Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$24,228

Concordia College at Moorhead is a private institution in Moorhead, Minnesota. In 1891, the college was founded by a group of Norwegian settlers. The college is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in American and is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission. Students are required ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
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Crown College
Saint Bonifacius, MN
Crown College
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate, Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$22,622

Programs offered

  • BSN
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Dakota County Technical College
Rosemount, MN
Dakota County Technical College
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$11,457

Programs offered

  • LPN
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Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College
Cloquet, MN
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$9,122

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
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Gustavus Adolphus College
Saint Peter, MN
Gustavus Adolphus College
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate, Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$29,894

Programs offered

  • BSN
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Hennepin Technical College
Brooklyn Park, MN
Hennepin Technical College
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$11,473

Programs offered

  • LPN
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Herzing University-Minneapolis
Minneapolis, MN
Herzing University-Minneapolis
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate, Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$18,802

Programs offered

  • BSN
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Hibbing Community College
Hibbing, MN
Hibbing Community College
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$8,820

Programs offered

  • ADN
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Inver Hills Community College
Inver Grove Heights, MN
Inver Hills Community College
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$10,934

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
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Itasca Community College
Grand Rapids, MN
Itasca Community College
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$9,694

Programs offered

  • LPN
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Lake Superior College
Duluth, MN
Lake Superior College
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$11,470

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
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Mesabi Range College
Virginia, MN
Mesabi Range College
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$5,092

Programs offered

  • LPN
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Metropolitan State University
Saint Paul, MN
Metropolitan State University
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$13,954

Programs offered

  • Accelerated MSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • RN to BSN
  • BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN to MSN
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Minneapolis Community and Technical College
Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis Community and Technical College
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$12,833

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
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Minnesota School of Business-Richfield
Richfield, MN
Minnesota School of Business-Richfield
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate, For-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • BSN
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Minnesota State College Southeast
Winona, MN
Minnesota State College Southeast
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$11,960

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
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Minnesota State Community and Technical College
Fergus Falls, MN
Minnesota State Community and Technical College
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$9,662

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
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Minnesota State University Moorhead
Moorhead, MN
Minnesota State University Moorhead
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$15,541

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • RN to BSN
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Minnesota State University-Mankato
Mankato, MN
Minnesota State University-Mankato
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$13,704

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • RN to BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
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Minnesota West Community and Technical College
Granite Falls, MN
Minnesota West Community and Technical College
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$9,946

Programs offered

  • ADN
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National American University-Bloomington
Bloomington, MN
National American University-Bloomington
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate, For-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • BSN
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Normandale Community College
Bloomington, MN
Normandale Community College
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$11,169

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
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North Hennepin Community College
Brooklyn Park, MN
North Hennepin Community College
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$9,807

Programs offered

  • ADN
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Northland Community and Technical College
Thief River Falls, MN
Northland Community and Technical College
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$10,263

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
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Northwest Technical College
Bemidji, MN
Northwest Technical College
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$9,583

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
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Pine Technical & Community College
Pine City, MN
Pine Technical & Community College
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$10,488

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
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Rainy River Community College
International Falls, MN
Rainy River Community College
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$7,918

Programs offered

  • LPN
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Rasmussen College-Minnesota
St. Cloud, MN
Rasmussen College-Minnesota
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate, For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$16,288

Programs offered

  • ADN
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Ridgewater College
Willmar, MN
Ridgewater College
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$11,161

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
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Riverland Community College
Austin, MN
Riverland Community College
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$8,610

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
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Rochester Community and Technical College
Rochester, MN
Rochester Community and Technical College
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$13,938

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
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Saint Cloud State University
Saint Cloud, MN
Saint Cloud State University
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$13,684

Saint Cloud State University (SCSU) is a public institution in Saint Cloud, Minnesota and one of the ten campuses that are part of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. It was founded in 1869 on the Mississippi River. The university started as the Third State Normal School. ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
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Saint Johns University
Collegeville, MN
Saint Johns University
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate, Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$26,201

Programs offered

  • BSN
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Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
Winona, MN
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePrivate, Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$22,554

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • MSN
  • Nurse Anesthetist
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Saint Paul College
Saint Paul, MN
Saint Paul College
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$11,969

Programs offered

  • LPN
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South Central College
North Mankato, MN
South Central College
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$9,601

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
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St Catherine University
Saint Paul, MN
St Catherine University
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate, Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$20,523

St. Catherine University (St. Kate’s) is a private liberal arts university in Saint Paul, Minnesota. It was founded in 1905 as one of the first higher learning schools for women in the Midwest. The university now offers undergraduate programs for women and graduate-level programs for men ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • ADN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • LPN to ADN
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St Cloud Technical and Community College
Saint Cloud, MN
St Cloud Technical and Community College
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$8,278

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
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St Olaf College
Northfield, MN
St Olaf College
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate, Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$27,587

Programs offered

  • BSN
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The College of Saint Scholastica
Duluth, MN
The College of Saint Scholastica
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate, Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$23,942

Established in 1912, the College of Saint Scholastica is a private institution in Duluth, Minnesota. The college was founded by Mother Scholastica Kerst, along with 28 Sisters, and is still affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church. The college now serves over 4,000 students and was recently ...

Programs offered

  • MSN
  • DNP
  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • BSN to DNP
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University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Minneapolis, MN
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$16,808

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated MSN
  • DNP
  • MSN
  • BSN to DNP
  • PhD
  • BSN to PhD
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Walden University
Minneapolis, MN
Walden University
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePrivate, For-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • MSN
  • DNP
  • RN to BSN
  • BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN to MSN
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Winona State University
Winona, MN
Winona State University
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$16,678

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • RN to BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN to MSN
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Concordia University-Saint Paul
Saint Paul, MN
Concordia University-Saint Paul
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate, Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$19,714

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • MSN
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University of Northwestern-St Paul
Saint Paul, MN
University of Northwestern-St Paul
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate, Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$24,516

Programs offered

  • BSN
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Southwest Minnesota State University
Marshall, MN
Southwest Minnesota State University
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$14,854

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
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Capella University
Minneapolis, MN
Capella University
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePrivate, For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$15,667

Programs offered

  • Accelerated MSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • RN to BSN
  • BSN
  • RN to MSN
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Hennepin Technical College - Eden Prairie
Eden Prairie, MN
Hennepin Technical College - Eden Prairie

Programs offered

  • LPN
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Mesabi Range Community and Technical College - Eveleth
Eveleth, MN
Mesabi Range Community and Technical College - Eveleth

Programs offered

  • LPN
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Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical - Red Wing Campus
Red Wing, MN
Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical - Red Wing Campus

Programs offered

  • LPN
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Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Detroit Lakes
Detroit Lakes, MN
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Detroit Lakes

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
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Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Worthington Campus
Worthington, MN
Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Worthington Campus

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
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Northland Community and Technical College - East Grand Forks
East Grand Forks, MN
Northland Community and Technical College - East Grand Forks

Programs offered

  • LPN
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Presentation College - PC Fairmont
Fairmont, MN
Presentation College - PC Fairmont

Programs offered

  • BSN
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Riverland Community College - Albert Lea Campus
Albert Lea, MN
Riverland Community College - Albert Lea Campus

Programs offered

  • LPN
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Saint Mary\'s University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Campus
Minneapolis, MN
Saint Mary\'s University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Campus

Programs offered

  • RN to BSN
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South Central College - Faribault Campus
Faribault, MN
South Central College - Faribault Campus

Programs offered

  • LPN to ADN
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St. Catherine University - Minneapolis Campus
Minneapolis, MN
St. Catherine University - Minneapolis Campus

Programs offered

  • LPN to ADN
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Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Wadena Campus
Wadena, MN
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Wadena Campus

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
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Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Pipestone Campus
Pipestone, MN
Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Pipestone Campus

Programs offered

  • LPN
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Northland Community and Technical College - Roseau Campus
Roseau, MN
Northland Community and Technical College - Roseau Campus

Programs offered

  • LPN
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Rasmussen College - Mankato Campus
Mankato, MN
Rasmussen College - Mankato Campus

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
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Rasmussen College - Blaine Campus
Blaine, MN
Rasmussen College - Blaine Campus

Programs offered

  • LPN
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Rasmussen College - Eagan Campus
Eagan, MN
Rasmussen College - Eagan Campus

Programs offered

  • LPN
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Rasmussen College - Moorhead Campus
South Moorhead, MN
Rasmussen College - Moorhead Campus

Programs offered

  • LPN
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Riverland Community College - Owatonna College and University Center
Southwest Owatonna, MN
Riverland Community College - Owatonna College and University Center

Programs offered

  • LPN

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


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


Minnesota Nursing Salary and Emplyment Statistics


Median Salary
Job title Total Nurses Jobs/1000 Hourly Annual
Registered Nurses 64,540 22.739 $37 $77,810
Nurse Anesthetists 2,000 0.704 $87 $180,090
Nurse Midwives 280 0.100 $50 $104,370
Nurse Practitioners 3,900 1.375 $54 $112,000
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 16,840 5.933 $22 $45,520
Nursing Assistants 31,580 11.126 $15 $31,980
  • Jobs/1000 - the number of jobs (employment) in the given job title per 1,000 jobs (across all occupations ) in the state.
  • Data source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 2017 Survey