Nursing Schools in New Mexico

The state of New Mexico is home to 29 nursing schools. This year (2018) we evaluated 19 schools and our ranking system identified the following nursing schools as the best in New Mexico.

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 Mexico

Listed below are all nursing schools in New Mexico. 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 29 nursing schools in the state of New Mexico. And according to our database 2 schools have been closed permanently.

Institution RN PN RN PN
University of New Mexico-Taos Campus
Location: Ranchos de Taos, NM
Programs offered: ADN
100.0%
1
Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus
Location: Roswell, NM
Programs offered: ADN LPN LPN to ADN
97.2%
2
New Mexico Junior College
Location: Hobbs, NM
Programs offered: LPN ADN BSN
96.3% 100.0%
3
1
Brookline College-Albuquerque
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Programs offered: BSN
95.6%
4
San Juan College
Location: Farmington, NM
Programs offered: ADN
93.3%
5
University of New Mexico-Main Campus
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Programs offered: BSN Masters Doctoral Accelerated BSN RN to BSN ADN
88.3%
6
Santa Fe Community College
Location: Santa Fe, NM
Programs offered: ADN BSN
88.1%
7
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus
Location: Gallup, NM
Programs offered: ADN
88.0%
8
New Mexico State University-Carlsbad
Location: Carlsbad, NM
Programs offered: LPN ADN
86.3% 100.0%
9
1
Northern New Mexico College
Location: Espanola, NM
Programs offered: LPN RN to BSN ADN BSN
85.9% 83.3%
10
6
National American University-Albuquerque
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Programs offered: BSN
85.7% 11
Carrington College-Albuquerque
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Programs offered: LPN ADN
85.1% 84.7% 12
5
Clovis Community College
Location: Clovis, NM
Programs offered: LPN ADN
82.2% 96.6% 13
2
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Programs offered: ADN BSN
81.8% 14
Luna Community College
Location: Las Vegas, NM
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN
79.3% 86.4% 15
4
Central New Mexico Community College
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN BSN
77.3% 16
Western New Mexico University
Location: Silver City, NM
Programs offered: ADN RN to BSN LPN to ADN BSN
75.5% 17
Pima Medical Institute-Albuquerque
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Programs offered: LPN ADN
60.7% 90.3% 18
3
Navajo Technical University
Location: Crownpoint, NM
Programs offered: ADN
37.9% 19
Anamarc College - Santa Teresa
Location: Santa Teresa, NM
Programs offered: LPN ADN
Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus
Location: Portales, NM
Programs offered: LPN to ADN BSN
New Mexico Highlands University
Location: Las Vegas, NM
Programs offered: RN to BSN BSN
New Mexico State University-Alamogordo
Location: Alamogordo, NM
Programs offered:
New Mexico State University-Main Campus
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Programs offered: BSN Accelerated MSN Masters Doctoral RN to BSN
University of New Mexico-Valencia County Campus
Location: Los Lunas, NM
Programs offered: ADN
Albuquerque Barber College
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Programs offered: LPN
Career Enrichment Center
Location: Northeast Albuquerque, NM
Programs offered: LPN
Dona Ana Community College
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Programs offered: LPN ADN
Vista College
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Programs offered: LPN

Closed Nursing Schools/campuses

The following instructions are closed permanently.

ITT Technical Institute-Albuquerque (Closed in 2016)
ADN
Brown Mackie College-Albuquerque (Closed in 2016)
ADN

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


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