Nursing Schools in Pennsylvania

The state of Pennsylvania is home to 168 nursing schools. This year (2018) we evaluated 116 schools and our ranking system identified the following nursing schools as the best in Pennsylvania.

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 Pennsylvania

Listed below are all nursing schools in Pennsylvania. 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 168 nursing schools in the state of Pennsylvania. And according to our database 7 schools have been closed permanently.

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Saint Francis University

Loretto, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate100.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$24,827

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN

Northampton County Area Community College

Bethlehem, PA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate98.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate91.6%
Cost per annum$7,488

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN

Waynesburg University

Waynesburg, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate97.9%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$18,504

The Cumberland Presbyterian Church established Waynesburg University in 1849 as a private institution in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania officially chartered the university in 1850. The campus is in the hills of the southwestern region of Pennsylvania. It also ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • RN to BSN

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Bloomsburg, PA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate97.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$16,027

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. It is part of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. There are a total of ten campuses in this school system, including the Bloomsburg location. The university was established in 1839 as the Bloomsburg Academy. It ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • RN to BSN

Carlow University

Pittsburgh, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate96.7%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$18,252

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN

Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing

Lewistown, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate96.3%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$31,780

Programs offered

  • Diploma

Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

Mansfield, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate95.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$17,080

Programs offered

  • BSN

Messiah College

Mechanicsburg, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate95.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$27,029

Programs offered

  • BSN

Cedar Crest College

Allentown, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate95.3%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$19,231

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN

Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate95.3%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$39,021

Established in 1891, Drexel University is a private institution in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was founded by a financier as an institute of art, science, and industry. It now offers over 70 undergraduate programs and over 100 graduate degree programs. The university is structured into ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

University Park, PA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate95.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$25,055

The main campus of Pennsylvania State University (PSU or Penn State) is in University Park, Pennsylvania. PSU is a public institution offering both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. It is also part of Pennsylvania State University, which operates ten campuses. It was established in ...

Programs offered

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

Sharon Regional Health System School of Nursing

Sharon, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate95.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$20,847

Programs offered

  • Diploma

Eastern University

Saint Davids, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate94.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$22,877

Eastern University is a private institution in Saint Davids, Pennsylvania. It was established in 1925 as a department in the Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary. The university became a separate institution in 1952 and moved to its current location. It was renamed Eastern College in 1972 and ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN

University of Scranton

Scranton, PA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate94.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$33,701

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • RN to BSN

Gannon University

Erie, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate94.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$22,003

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN

Temple University

Philadelphia, PA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate94.3%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$21,237

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN

Alvernia University

Reading, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate94.1%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$24,675

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • RN to BSN

Misericordia University

Dallas, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate93.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$24,715

Established in 1924, Misericordia University is a private university in Dallas, Pennsylvania. It is affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church and was founded by the Religious Sisters of Mercy. Misericordia received university status in 2007 and now offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN

Robert Morris University

Moon Township, PA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate93.5%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$24,536

Robert Morris University (RMU) is a private university in Moon Township, Pennsylvania. It was established in 1921 and named after one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. The university began life as the Pittsburgh School of Accountancy. It now offers over 60 undergraduate ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN

St Lukes Hospital School of Nursing

Bethlehem, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate93.5%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • Diploma

Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus

Indiana, PA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate93.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$17,264

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • RN to BSN

Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate93.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$28,930

Duquesne University is a private university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was established in 1878 as the Pittsburgh Catholic College of the Holy Ghost. The first school year, just 40 students enrolled. The university now has an annual enrollment that exceeds 10,000 students. The main campus ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN

Pennsylvania College of Technology

Williamsport, PA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate92.7%
NCLEX PN Passrate95.8%
Cost per annum$22,011

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • BSN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Edinboro, PA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate92.3%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$14,323

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is a public institution in Edinboro, Pennsylvania. It is also part of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. This school system includes ten campuses located throughout the state. Edinboro was established in 1857 and is accredited by the Middle ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN

Jameson Health System

New Castle, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate92.3%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • Diploma

DeSales University

Center Valley, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate92.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$25,549

Established in 1964, DeSales University is a private institution in Center Valley, Pennsylvania. It was founded as a college offering a Bachelor of Arts degree and Bachelor of Science degree. Over the years, the number of programs has expanded. The college received university status in 2000 and ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate91.9%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$22,944

University of Pennsylvania is a private institution in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Benjamin Franklin established the university in 1740, making it one of the oldest universities in the country. It is also one of the nine colonial colleges that were chartered before the American Revolution. It ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN

Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Clarion, PA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate91.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$17,972

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • BSN

Villanova University

Villanova, PA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate91.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$33,270

Villanova University is a private institution in Villanova, Pennsylvania. The Order of Saint Augustine founded the university in 1842. It maintains its affiliation with the Roman Catholic Church and is a member of the Augustinian Secondary Education Association. The university was an all-male ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN

Moravian College

Bethlehem, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate91.1%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$29,260

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

East Stroudsburg, PA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate90.7%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$16,377

Programs offered

  • BSN

Washington Hospital School of Nursing

Washington, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate90.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • Diploma

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

Pittsburgh, PA
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate90.5%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$23,572

The Pittsburgh campus of the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. It is a public institution with an annual enrollment of over 16,000 students. It was established in 1787 and moved to its current location in 1908. The university is structured ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • Diploma

Community College of Allegheny County

Pittsburgh, PA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate90.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$8,385

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Neumann University

Aston, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate90.3%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$22,621

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN

Community College of Beaver County

Monaca, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate89.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate100.0%
Cost per annum$8,960

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Mount Aloysius College

Cresson, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate89.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$22,241

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
  • BSN

Citizens School of Nursing

New Kensington, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate89.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$31,981

Programs offered

  • Diploma

Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg

Harrisburg, PA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate89.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate94.2%
Cost per annum$9,701

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN

West Chester University of Pennsylvania

West Chester, PA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate89.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$18,651

West Chester University of Pennsylvania (WCUPA) is a public institution in West Chester, Pennsylvania. It is also part of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, along with nine other campuses. WCUPA is also the largest of the 14 universities that belong to the system. The university ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN

Lock Haven University

Lock Haven, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate88.9%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$16,207

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • BSN

Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences

Lancaster, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate88.8%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$30,549

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • BSN

Wilkes University

Wilkes-Barre, PA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate88.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$25,025

Wilkes University is a private institution in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. It was established in 1933 as a satellite campus for Bucknell University and became independent in 1947. In 1990, it received university status and its current name. The campus is in downtown Wilkes-Barre and includes ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated MSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • RN to BSN

Butler County Community College

Butler, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate88.5%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$4,292

Programs offered

  • ADN

Marywood University

Scranton, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate88.5%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$23,609

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • RN to BSN

La Salle University

Philadelphia, PA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate88.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$26,772

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated MSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • RN to BSN

Washington & Jefferson College

Washington, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate87.8%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$27,139

Programs offered

  • BSN

Roxborough Memorial Hospital School of Nursing

Philadelphia, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate87.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • Diploma

Abington Memorial Hospital Dixon School of Nursing

Willow Grove, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate87.5%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • Diploma

York College Pennsylvania

York, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate87.3%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$22,318

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • RN to BSN

Delaware County Community College

Media, PA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate87.1%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$5,825

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
  • LPN

Widener University

Chester, PA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate87.1%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$28,335

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN

Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing

Pittsburgh, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate86.9%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$16,788

Programs offered

  • Diploma

Community College of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate86.8%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$5,949

Programs offered

  • ADN

DLP Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center

Johnstown, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate86.7%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$12,288

Programs offered

  • Diploma

Westmoreland County Community College

Youngwood, PA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate86.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$5,814

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Montgomery County Community College

Blue Bell, PA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate85.3%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$7,904

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Holy Family University

Philadelphia, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate85.1%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$15,611

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN

Luzerne County Community College

Nanticoke, PA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate84.5%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$6,034

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences

Reading, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate83.8%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$19,079

Programs offered

  • Diploma

Pittsburgh's Ohio Valley Hospital School of Nursing

McKees Rocks, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate83.7%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$19,941

Programs offered

  • Diploma

University of Pittsburgh-Bradford

Bradford, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate83.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$17,018

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
  • BSN

Reading Area Community College

Reading, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate83.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate85.6%
Cost per annum$9,374

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Lehigh Carbon Community College

Schnecksville, PA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate83.3%
NCLEX PN Passrate93.9%
Cost per annum$5,142

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

University of Pittsburgh-Titusville

Titusville, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate82.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$16,828

Programs offered

  • ADN

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Shadyside School of Nursing

Pittsburgh, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate81.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$19,123

Programs offered

  • Diploma

St Margaret School of Nursing

Pittsburgh, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate80.2%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$21,809

Programs offered

  • Diploma
  • LPN

Mercy Hospital School of Nursing

Pittsburgh, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate79.8%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$19,946

Programs offered

  • Diploma

La Roche College

Pittsburgh, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate78.7%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$22,426

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
  • BSN

Mercyhurst University

Erie, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate78.0%
NCLEX PN Passrate80.0%
Cost per annum$21,648

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Bucks County Community College

Newtown, PA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate77.7%
NCLEX PN Passrate88.0%
Cost per annum$7,760

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN

Gwynedd Mercy University

Gwynedd Valley, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate70.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$24,254

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • BSN

Harcum College

Bryn Mawr, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate69.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$20,507

Programs offered

  • ADN

Lincoln University

Lincoln University, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate52.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$17,516

Programs offered

  • BSN

Pittsburgh Technical College

Oakdale, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate52.3%
NCLEX PN Passrate71.0%
Cost per annum$21,294

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN

Pennsylvania Institute of Health and Technology

Mount Braddock, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate100.0%
Cost per annum$12,373

Programs offered

  • LPN

Chester County Intermediate Unit

Downingtown, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate97.8%
Cost per annum$18,160

Programs offered

  • LPN

Greene County Career and Technology Center

Waynesburg, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate97.8%
Cost per annum$12,957

Programs offered

  • LPN

Crawford County Career and Technical Center Practical Nursing Program

Meadville, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate97.6%
Cost per annum$9,111

Programs offered

  • LPN

Indiana County Technology Center

Indiana, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate97.3%
Cost per annum$13,277

Programs offered

  • LPN

Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit LPN Career

Lewisburg, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate95.0%
Cost per annum$13,144

Programs offered

  • LPN

Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County

Scranton, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate94.4%
Cost per annum$20,325

Programs offered

  • LPN

Fortis Institute-Erie

Erie, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate93.6%
Cost per annum$17,565

Programs offered

  • LPN

Somerset County Technology Center

Somerset, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate91.9%
Cost per annum$10,820

Programs offered

  • LPN

Franklin County Career and Technology Center

Chambersburg, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate91.1%
Cost per annum$19,260

Programs offered

  • LPN

Lancaster County Career and Technology Center

Willow Street, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate89.9%
Cost per annum$9,865

Programs offered

  • LPN

Northern Tier Career Center

Towanda, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate89.9%
Cost per annum$15,596

Programs offered

  • LPN

Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate89.6%
Cost per annum$22,283

Programs offered

  • LPN

Clearfield County Career and Technology Center

Clearfield, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate89.3%
Cost per annum$10,915

Programs offered

  • LPN

Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology

Lewistown, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate89.2%
Cost per annum$16,398

Programs offered

  • LPN

Delaware County Technical School-Practical Nursing Program

Broomall, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate88.3%
Cost per annum$17,614

Programs offered

  • LPN

Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center

Altoona, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate87.6%
Cost per annum$10,157

Programs offered

  • LPN

Fayette County Career & Technical Institute Practical Nursing Program

Uniontown, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate87.2%
Cost per annum$9,314

Programs offered

  • LPN

Lenape Technical School Practical Nursing Program

Ford City, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate86.4%
Cost per annum$14,206

Programs offered

  • LPN

Fortis Institute-Scranton

Scranton, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate86.3%
Cost per annum$31,405

Programs offered

  • LPN

Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown

Allentown, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate86.0%
Cost per annum$19,661

Programs offered

  • LPN

Eastern Center for Arts and Technology

Willow Grove, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate85.0%
Cost per annum$16,037

Programs offered

  • LPN

Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center

Mill Creek, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate84.9%
Cost per annum$9,081

Programs offered

  • LPN

Schuylkill Technology Center

Frackville, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate83.9%
Cost per annum$11,923

Programs offered

  • LPN

Lincoln Technical Institute-Northeast Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate83.3%
Cost per annum$20,202

Programs offered

  • LPN

Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center Practical Nursing

Wilkes Barre, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate83.0%
Cost per annum$12,221

Programs offered

  • LPN

York County School of Technology-Adult & Continuing Education

York, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate83.0%
Cost per annum$8,533

Programs offered

  • LPN

Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology

Pleasant Gap, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate82.4%
Cost per annum$12,303

Programs offered

  • LPN

Mercer County Career Center

Mercer, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate82.4%
Cost per annum$7,815

Programs offered

  • LPN

Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center

Johnstown, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate81.3%
Cost per annum$12,070

Programs offered

  • LPN

Western Area Career & Technology Center

Canonsburg, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate80.3%
Cost per annum$9,127

Programs offered

  • LPN

Jefferson County Dubois Area Vocational Technical Practical Nursing Program

Reynoldsville, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate80.0%
Cost per annum$11,629

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

Venango County Area Vocational Technical School

Oil City, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate80.0%
Cost per annum$11,765

Programs offered

  • LPN

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley

Center Valley, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate79.0%
Cost per annum$13,165

Programs offered

  • LPN

Brightwood Career Institute-Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate78.8%
Cost per annum$21,752

Programs offered

  • LPN

Lebanon County Area Vocational Technical School

Lebanon, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate75.6%
Cost per annum$12,991

Programs offered

  • LPN

Clarion County Career Center Practical Nursing Program

Shippenville, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate73.5%
Cost per annum$6,994

Programs offered

  • LPN

Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center

Springville, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate66.8%
Cost per annum$4,634

Programs offered

  • LPN

Pennsylvania Institute of Technology

Media, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate65.4%
Cost per annum$13,575

Programs offered

  • LPN

Prism Career Institute-Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate62.4%
Cost per annum$24,935

Programs offered

  • LPN

Hazleton Area Career Center

Hazle TWP., PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate52.8%
Cost per annum$12,976

Programs offered

  • LPN

Aria Health School of Nursing

Trevose, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$20,015

Programs offered

  • Diploma

California University of Pennsylvania

California, PA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$17,819

Programs offered

  • RN to BSN
  • BSN

Chatham University

Pittsburgh, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$26,393

Programs offered

  • RN to BSN
  • BSN

Immaculata University

Immaculata, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$29,386

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Kutztown, PA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$19,385

Programs offered

Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Millersville, PA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$18,624

Programs offered

  • BSN

Northeastern Hospital School of Nursing

Philadelphia, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

Penn Commercial Business/Technical School

Washington, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$27,816

Programs offered

  • LPN

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona

Altoona, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$22,383

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (PSU or Penn State) is a public institution. The campus is part of the Penn State school system, which includes ten campuses throughout the state. The Altoona campus offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The Altoona campus was ...

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College

Erie, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$22,227

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Fayette- Eberly

Lemont Furnace, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$12,899

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg

Middletown, PA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$20,951

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg is one of 24 campuses operated by Penn State. It is a public institution in Middletown, Pennsylvania. It was established in 1966 and originally only served juniors and seniors. In 2004, the Harrisburg location began accepting freshman and ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton

Hazleton, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$17,866

Programs offered

  • LPN

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto

Mont Alto, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$20,183

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Worthington Scranton

Dunmore, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$12,961

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

PITC Institute

Wyncote, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$22,922

Programs offered

  • LPN

Saint Joseph's University

Philadelphia, PA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$36,058

Programs offered

  • Diploma

Joseph F McCloskey School of Nursing at Schuylkill Health

Pottsville, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • Diploma

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Slippery Rock, PA
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$17,443

Programs offered

  • BSN

Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Established in 1825, Thomas Jefferson University (TJU) is a private institution in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is ranked 15th in a ranking of the Best Regional Universities in the North. The university began as a medical school. While the university now offers a wide range of programs in ...

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • BSN

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks

Reading, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$20,767

Programs offered

  • LPN

University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown

Johnstown, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$17,804

Programs offered

  • BSN

University of Phoenix - Pittsburgh Campus

Pittsburgh, PA
Campus size
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

Montgomery County Community College - West Campus

Pottstown, PA
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN to ADN

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology

Harrisburg, PA
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$12,614

Programs offered

  • RN to BSN

Geisinger Medical Center

Danville, PA
Campus size
College Type
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • ADN

Northampton County Area Community College - Monroe County Branch Campus

Tannersville, PA
Campus size
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Allegany College of Maryland - Bedford County Campus

Everett, PA
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN to ADN

Clarion University of Pennsylvania - Venango Campus

Oil City, PA
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • ADN

Community College of Allegheny County - Boyce Campus

Monroeville, PA
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center - Monroeville Satellite Campus #2

Monroeville, PA
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Harrisburg Area Community College - York Center Campus

York, PA
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania - Clearfield Campus

Clearfield, PA
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Luzerne County Community College at Kulpmont Nursing Center

Kulpmont, PA
Campus size
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN

Mercyhurst North East

North East, PA
Campus size
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN to ADN

York College of Pennsylvania at Harley - Davidson

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

Programs offered

Bucks County Community College - Perkasie Campus

Perkasie, PA
Campus size
College Type
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Center for Arts & Technology - West Grove Campus

West Grove, PA
Campus size
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

North Central Information Technology Education Center

Ridgeway, PA
Campus size
College Type
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund

Philadelphia, PA
Campus size
College Type
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Eastern Center for Arts & Technology - Park House at Providence Point

Willow Grove, PA
Campus size
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Eastern Center for Arts & Technology - Peter Beck Community

Harleysville, PA
Campus size
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Fayette County Career & Technology Institute

Uniontown, PA
Campus size
College Type
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Greater Johnstown Career & Technology Center

Johnstown, PA
Campus size
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Harrisburg Area Community College - Gettysburg Campus

Gettysburg, PA
Campus size
College Type
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Harrisburg Area Community College - Lancaster Campus

Lancaster, PA
Campus size
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN

Institute for Caregiver Education

Chambersburg, PA
Campus size
College Type
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Keystone Job Corps Center

Drums, PA
Campus size
College Type
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

New Courtland Education Center

Philadelphia, PA
Campus size
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Pennsylvania College of Technology

Williamsport, PA
Campus size
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

UPMC St. Margaret - McKeesport Hospital Campus

McKeesport, PA
Campus size
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum

Programs offered

  • LPN

Indiana County Community College Center of WCCC

Indiana, PA
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.

Erie Business Center (Closed in 2014)
LPN
Hanover Public School District Practical Nursing Program (Closed in 2014)
LPN
Heritage Valley Sewickley School of Nursing (Closed in 2013)
Diploma
Lawrence County Career and Technical Center - Practical Nursing Program (Closed in 2014)
LPN
Brandywine School of Nursing (Closed in 2010)
Diploma
METHODIST HOSPITAL (Closed in 2019)
Diploma
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - Health System (Closed in 2009)
LPN

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


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