Nursing Schools in Mississippi

The state of Mississippi is home to 36 nursing schools. This year (2018) we evaluated 23 schools and our ranking system identified the following nursing schools as the best in Mississippi.

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 Mississippi

Listed below are all nursing schools in Mississippi. 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 36 nursing schools in the state of Mississippi.

Institution RN PN RN PN
Holmes Community College
Location: Goodman, MS
Programs offered: ADN LPN
98.1%
1
Mississippi University for Women
Location: Columbus, MS
Programs offered: ADN BSN Masters RN to BSN LPN to ADN
96.7%
2
Northeast Mississippi Community College
Location: Booneville, MS
Programs offered: ADN LPN
96.6% 90.7%
3
4
Northwest Mississippi Community College
Location: Senatobia, MS
Programs offered: ADN LPN
96.6% 82.7%
3
10
Pearl River Community College
Location: Poplarville, MS
Programs offered: ADN LPN LPN to ADN
96.2% 85.7%
4
7
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Location: Perkinston, MS
Programs offered: ADN LPN
96.2% 85.3%
4
8
Delta State University
Location: Cleveland, MS
Programs offered: BSN Masters RN to BSN
94.2%
5
Southwest Mississippi Community College
Location: Summit, MS
Programs offered: ADN LPN
94.0% 65.0%
6
15
Jones County Junior College
Location: Ellisville, MS
Programs offered: ADN LPN LPN to ADN
93.9% 93.3%
7
2
University of Southern Mississippi
Location: Hattiesburg, MS
Programs offered: BSN Masters Doctoral RN to BSN
93.0%
8
Hinds Community College
Location: Raymond, MS
Programs offered: ADN LPN
92.1% 93.0%
9
3
William Carey University
Location: Hattiesburg, MS
Programs offered: BSN Masters RN to BSN
91.6%
10
Mississippi College
Location: Clinton, MS
Programs offered: BSN RN to BSN
91.4% 11
East Central Community College
Location: Decatur, MS
Programs offered: ADN LPN LPN to ADN
89.6% 75.3% 12 12
Mississippi Delta Community College
Location: Moorhead, MS
Programs offered: ADN LPN LPN to ADN
89.5% 83.3% 13
9
Copiah-Lincoln Community College
Location: Wesson, MS
Programs offered: ADN LPN
87.2% 75.0% 14 13
Alcorn State University
Location: Alcorn State, MS
Programs offered: ADN BSN Masters RN to BSN LPN to ADN
87.2% 14
Meridian Community College
Location: Meridian, MS
Programs offered: ADN LPN
86.9% 87.0% 15
6
Itawamba Community College
Location: Fulton, MS
Programs offered: ADN LPN
82.4% 89.3% 16
5
Coahoma Community College
Location: Clarksdale, MS
Programs offered: ADN LPN LPN to ADN
80.5% 75.7% 17 11
Belhaven University
Location: Jackson, MS
Programs offered: BSN
80.0% 18
East Mississippi Community College
Location: Scooba, MS
Programs offered: ADN LPN
73.0% 96.3% 19
1
Antonelli College-Hattiesburg
Location: Hattiesburg, MS
Programs offered: LPN
72.0% 14
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Location: Jackson, MS
Programs offered: BSN Masters Doctoral Accelerated BSN
University of Mississippi
Location: University, MS
Programs offered: BSN
Hinds CC - Jackson Campus Nursing/Allied Health Ctr
Location: Jackson, MS
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
Holmes Community College - Ridgeland Campus
Location: Ridgeland, MS
Programs offered: LPN
Itawamba Community College - Tupelo
Location: Tupelo, MS
Programs offered: LPN
Northwest Mississippi Community College - Desoto
Location: Southhaven, MS
Programs offered: LPN
Pearl River Community College - Forrest County Ctr
Location: Hattiesburg, MS
Programs offered: LPN
Copiah-Lincoln Community College - Natchez Campus
Location: Natchez, MS
Programs offered: LPN
Copiah-Lincoln Community College - Simpson County Center
Location: Mendenhall, MS
Programs offered: LPN
East Mississippi Community College - Mayhew Campus
Location: Mayhew, MS
Programs offered: LPN ADN
Hinds Community College - Vicksburg Campus
Location: Vicksburg, MS
Programs offered: LPN
Northwest Mississippi Community College - Benton County Vocational Center
Location: Ashland, MS
Programs offered: LPN
Northwest Mississippi Community College - Oxford Campus
Location: Oxford, MS
Programs offered: LPN

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


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