Top Colleges - Nursing

Nursing remains the third most popular college major in the United States and there are more than a few reasons why. Obtaining a nursing degree puts graduates in position to enjoy one of the highest starting salaries of any discipline and there is no shortage of jobs as the healthcare sector continues its rapid growth. College Transitions’ list of top nursing programs is comprised of programs that do an exceptional job preparing hospital-ready graduates through a variety of hands-on experiences in healthcare facilities. Institutions that made the cut also boast high pass rates on the NCLEX Licensing Examination (100% of St. Olaf’s 2017 class passed). Whether your interest lies in pediatrics, hospice, or general nursing, these colleges will prepare you exceptionally well.

Click the links below for more information about each college's program. Click here to read our methodology.