Nursing Schools in Nevada

The state of Nevada is home to 14 nursing schools. This year (2018) we evaluated 13 schools and our ranking system identified the following nursing schools as the best in Nevada.

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.

Best RN Programs in Nevada


Best LPN Programs in Nevada


Complete List of Nursing Schools in Nevada

Listed below are all nursing schools in Nevada. 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 14 nursing schools in the state of Nevada. And according to our database 1 schools have been closed permanently.

Nursing Program Search



Great Basin College

Elko, NV
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate100.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$11,484

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • BSN
  • LPN to ADN

Western Nevada College

Carson City, NV
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate96.9%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$10,806

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate96.5%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$11,432

Programs offered

  • BSN

Nevada State College

Henderson, NV
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate95.1%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$12,771

Nevada State College is a public institution in Henderson, Nevada. It is a small school, with an annual enrollment just below 3,400 students. It is part of the Nevada System of Higher Education, along with seven other campuses located throughout the state. The college opened its doors in 2002. ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN

University of Nevada-Reno

Reno, NV
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate92.7%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$15,022

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN

Truckee Meadows Community College

Reno, NV
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate92.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$8,523

Programs offered

  • ADN

Roseman University of Health Sciences

Henderson, NV
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate90.9%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Roseman University of Health Sciences is a private institution in Henderson, Nevada, with both undergraduate and graduate programs. It was founded in 2001 as the Nevada College of Pharmacy and the University of Southern Nevada. A second campus was established in South Jordan, Utah, resulting in ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN

College of Southern Nevada

Las Vegas, NV
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate90.5%
NCLEX PN Passrate80.7%
Cost per annum$7,362

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN

Everest College-Henderson

Henderson, NV
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate90.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$19,592

Programs offered

  • ADN

Carrington College-Reno

Reno, NV
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate87.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • ADN

Touro University Nevada

Henderson, NV
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate87.1%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Touro University Nevada is a private institution in Henderson, Nevada. It is part of the Touro College and University System, with five campuses in Nevada, New York, and California. The university was founded in 2004 to help increase the availability of qualified medical professionals in the ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN

Brightwood College-Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate57.3%
NCLEX PN Passrate86.5%
Cost per annum$19,661

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Nevada Career Institute

Las Vegas, NV
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate80.5%
Cost per annum$23,383

Programs offered

  • LPN

Nevada Career Institute - Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV
Campus size
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Closed Nursing Schools/Campuses

The following instructions are closed permanently.

ITT Technical Institute-Henderson (Closed in 2016)
ADN

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


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