Nursing Schools in Rhode Island

There are 8 nursing schools in Rhode Island. The state board of nursing doesn't publish NCLEX pass rate data of approved schools in the state; therefore, we were not able to rank the schools for this state.

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Community College of Rhode Island
Warwick, RI
Community College of Rhode Island
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$5,800

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
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New England Institute of Technology
East Greenwich, RI
New England Institute of Technology
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate, Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$30,538

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • BSN
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Rhode Island College
Providence, RI
Rhode Island College
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$9,008

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • RN to BSN
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Salve Regina University
Newport, RI
Salve Regina University
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate, Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$33,997

Salve Regina University is a private institution in Newport, Rhode Island. The Sisters of Mercy founded the university in 1934 and the first students were admitted in 1947. The first class contained 58 students. For the 2017 school year, the university admitted close to 3,000 students. Salve ...

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • Accelerated BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • MSN
  • DNP
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St Joseph School of Nursing
North Providence, RI
St Joseph School of Nursing
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate, For-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • Diploma
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University of Rhode Island
Kingston, RI
University of Rhode Island
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$18,739

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • DNP
  • RN to BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • PhD
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Lincoln Technical Institute-Lincoln
Lincoln, RI
Lincoln Technical Institute-Lincoln
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate, For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$25,332

Programs offered

  • LPN
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Community College of Rhode Island - Flanagan Campus
Lincoln, RI
Community College of Rhode Island - Flanagan Campus

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN

Rhode Island's NCLEX-RN pass rate Vs. National Average


Rhode Island's NCLEX-PN pass rate Vs. National Average


Rhode Island Nursing Salary and Emplyment Statistics


Median Salary
Job title Total Nurses Jobs/1000 Hourly Annual
Registered Nurses 11,820 24.836 $37 $75,940
Nurse Practitioners 640 1.341 $53 $109,320
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 1,040 2.195 $28 $57,840
Nursing Assistants 9,950 20.917 $14 $29,410
  • Jobs/1000 - the number of jobs (employment) in the given job title per 1,000 jobs (across all occupations ) in the state.
  • Data source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 2017 Survey