Nursing Schools in Wisconsin

The state of Wisconsin is home to 50 nursing schools. This year (2018) we evaluated 36 schools and our ranking system identified the following nursing schools as the best in Wisconsin.

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 Wisconsin

Listed below are all nursing schools in Wisconsin. 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 50 nursing schools in the state of Wisconsin.

Institution RN PN RN PN
Blackhawk Technical College
Location: Janesville, WI
Programs offered: LPN ADN LPN to ADN BSN
98.2% 100.0%
1
1
Fox Valley Technical College
Location: Appleton, WI
Programs offered: ADN LPN LPN to ADN BSN
97.5% 94.8%
2
11
Carroll University
Location: Waukesha, WI
Programs offered: BSN RN to BSN ADN
97.0%
3
Milwaukee Area Technical College
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Programs offered: ADN LPN BSN
96.1% 98.5%
4
4
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Location: Oshkosh, WI
Programs offered: BSN Masters Doctoral Accelerated BSN RN to BSN ADN
96.0%
5
Bellin College
Location: Green Bay, WI
Programs offered: BSN Masters ADN
94.7%
6
Waukesha County Technical College
Location: Pewaukee, WI
Programs offered: ADN LPN BSN
94.6% 98.1%
7
5
Mid-State Technical College
Location: Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Programs offered: ADN LPN LPN to ADN BSN
92.8% 98.1%
8
5
Maranatha Baptist University
Location: Watertown, WI
Programs offered: BSN ADN
92.1%
9
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Location: Green Bay, WI
Programs offered: ADN LPN LPN to ADN BSN
91.6% 92.1%
10
13
Northcentral Technical College
Location: Wausau, WI
Programs offered: ADN LPN LPN to ADN BSN
91.5% 100.0% 11
1
Moraine Park Technical College
Location: Fond du Lac, WI
Programs offered: ADN LPN LPN to ADN BSN
91.5% 99.3% 11
2
Edgewood College
Location: Madison, WI
Programs offered: BSN Masters Accelerated BSN ADN
91.4% 12
Nicolet Area Technical College
Location: Rhinelander, WI
Programs offered: ADN LPN LPN to ADN BSN
91.1% 100.0% 13
1
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location: Madison, WI
Programs offered: BSN Masters Doctoral RN to BSN ADN
90.8% 14
Concordia University-Wisconsin
Location: Mequon, WI
Programs offered: BSN Masters Doctoral RN to BSN ADN
90.6% 15
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Programs offered: BSN ADN
90.1% 16
Alverno College
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Programs offered: BSN Masters RN to BSN LPN to BSN ADN
89.7% 17
Viterbo University
Location: La Crosse, WI
Programs offered: BSN Masters RN to BSN ADN
89.4% 18
Wisconsin Lutheran College
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Programs offered: BSN ADN
89.2% 19
Marquette University
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Programs offered: BSN Masters Accelerated MSN Doctoral ADN
87.7% 20
Southwest Wisconsin Technical College
Location: Fennimore, WI
Programs offered: ADN LPN LPN to ADN BSN
87.6% 94.8% 21 11
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Location: Eau Claire, WI
Programs offered: BSN Masters Doctoral Accelerated BSN RN to BSN ADN
87.4% 22
Gateway Technical College
Location: Kenosha, WI
Programs offered: ADN LPN LPN to ADN BSN
87.2% 97.0% 23
8
Marian University
Location: Fond Du Lac, WI
Programs offered: BSN Masters Doctoral RN to BSN ADN
86.7% 24
Chippewa Valley Technical College
Location: Eau Claire, WI
Programs offered: ADN LPN LPN to ADN BSN
86.1% 97.2% 25
6
Western Technical College
Location: La Crosse, WI
Programs offered: ADN LPN BSN
85.5% 96.5% 26
9
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
Location: Shell Lake, WI
Programs offered: ADN LPN BSN
85.4% 98.5% 27
4
Herzing University-Brookfield
Location: Brookfield, WI
Programs offered: BSN ADN
85.1% 28
Madison Area Technical College
Location: Madison, WI
Programs offered: ADN LPN LPN to ADN BSN
84.7% 99.2% 29
3
Cardinal Stritch University
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Programs offered: ADN Masters RN to BSN BSN
82.7% 30
College of Menominee Nation
Location: Keshena, WI
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN LPN BSN
82.6% 96.0% 31
10
Lakeshore Technical College
Location: Cleveland, WI
Programs offered: ADN LPN BSN
82.4% 97.1% 32
7
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Programs offered: BSN Accelerated MSN Masters Doctoral RN to BSN ADN
79.1% 33
Rasmussen College-Wisconsin
Location: Green Bay, WI
Programs offered: ADN BSN
75.5% 34
Herzing University-Madison
Location: Madison, WI
Programs offered: BSN ADN LPN
66.8% 93.9% 35 12
Bryant & Stratton College-Bayshore
Location: Glendale, WI
Programs offered: LPN
Bryant & Stratton College-Milwaukee
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Programs offered: ADN
Columbia College of Nursing
Location: Glendale, WI
Programs offered: BSN RN to BSN
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College
Location: Hayward, WI
Programs offered: ADN
Silver Lake College of the Holy Family
Location: Manitowoc, WI
Programs offered: RN to BSN BSN
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Location: Green Bay, WI
Programs offered: RN to BSN BSN
Northland College
Location: Ashland, WI
Programs offered: LPN to ADN
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Location: Stevens Point, WI
Programs offered: BSN
Columbia College of Nursing. Inc. - Mount Mary College
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Programs offered: BSN
Fox Valley Technical College - Oshkosh Campus
Location: Oshkosh, WI
Programs offered: LPN to ADN
Gateway Technical College - Racine Campus
Location: Racine, WI
Programs offered: LPN to ADN
Mid - State Technical College - Marshfield Campus
Location: Marshfield, WI
Programs offered: LPN to ADN
Moraine Park Technical College - West Bend Campus
Location: West Bend, WI
Programs offered: ADN LPN to ADN
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College - New Richmond Campus
Location: New Richmond, WI
Programs offered: LPN to ADN

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