Nursing Schools in New Hampshire

The state of New Hampshire is home to 20 nursing schools. This year (2018) we evaluated 14 schools and our ranking system identified the following nursing schools as the best in New Hampshire.

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 New Hampshire

Listed below are all nursing schools in New Hampshire. 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 20 nursing schools in the state of New Hampshire.

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Colby-Sawyer College

New London, NH
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate97.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$26,321

Programs offered

  • BSN

University of New Hampshire-Main Campus

Durham, NH
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate96.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$23,066

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated MSN
  • RN to BSN

White Mountains Community College

Berlin, NH
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate96.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$14,257

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Lakes Region Community College

Laconia, NH
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate95.7%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$14,843

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Manchester Community College

Manchester, NH
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate94.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$14,251

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

NHTI-Concord's Community College

Concord, NH
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate93.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$15,542

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN

Great Bay Community College

Portsmouth, NH
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate92.1%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$15,444

Programs offered

  • ADN

Rivier University

Nashua, NH
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate91.3%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$25,120

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • RN to BSN
  • LPN to ADN
  • BSN

Nashua Community College

Nashua, NH
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate89.5%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$11,400

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

River Valley Community College

Claremont, NH
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate88.9%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$17,698

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN

Plymouth State University

Plymouth, NH
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate77.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$20,844

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN

St Joseph School of Nursing

Nashua, NH
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate76.9%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN

Keene State College

Keene, NH
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate66.8%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$18,647

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN

Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health

Manchester, NH
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate85.3%
Cost per annum$32,675

Programs offered

  • LPN

Franklin Pierce University

Rindge, NH
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$29,136

Programs offered

  • RN to BSN
  • BSN

Saint Anselm College

Manchester, NH
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$32,148

Programs offered

  • BSN

Southern New Hampshire University

Manchester, NH
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$34,984

Programs offered

  • BSN

Granite State College

Concord, NH
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$13,922

Programs offered

  • BSN

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences - Manchester Campus

Manchester, NH
Campus size
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • BSN

Harmony Health Care Institute

Merrimack, NH
Campus size
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

New Hampshire's NCLEX-RN pass rate Vs. National Average


New Hampshire's NCLEX-PN pass rate Vs. National Average