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#1

#1 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Columbia University in the City of New York
New York, NY

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Acceptance Rate

4%

Annual Degrees Awarded

122

SAT Score

1,500–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$22,058

Median Starting Salary

$49,553

#2

#2 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

The University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, TX

The University of Texas at Arlington is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

81%

Annual Degrees Awarded

94

SAT Score

1,000–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$14,262

Median Starting Salary

$56,206

#3

#3 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of North Florida
Jacksonville, FL

the University of North Florida is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

70%

Annual Degrees Awarded

104

SAT Score

1,000–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$11,338

Median Starting Salary

$56,299

#4

#4 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Amherst, MA

the University of Massachusetts-Amherst is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

64%

Annual Degrees Awarded

39

SAT Score

1,280–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$22,291

Median Starting Salary

$60,342

#5

#5 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Greensboro, NC

In general, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

92%

Annual Degrees Awarded

63

SAT Score

1,110–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$10,979

Median Starting Salary

$57,609

#6

#6 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Central Florida
Orlando, FL

Overall, the University of Central Florida is known for being a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

41%

Annual Degrees Awarded

94

SAT Score

1,210–1,360

Est. Net Price *

$13,108

Median Starting Salary

$54,467

#7

#7 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Abilene Christian University
Abilene, TX

Generally, Abilene Christian University is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

66%

Annual Degrees Awarded

46

SAT Score

1,080–1,300

Est. Net Price *

$28,978

Median Starting Salary

$61,943

#8

#8 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN

Vanderbilt University is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

7%

Annual Degrees Awarded

62

SAT Score

1,500–1,560

Est. Net Price *

$25,606

Median Starting Salary

$53,853

#9

#9 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

the University of Florida is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

23%

Annual Degrees Awarded

84

SAT Score

1,310–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$11,740

Median Starting Salary

$53,756

#10

#10 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Oshkosh, WI

the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

89%

Annual Degrees Awarded

57

SAT Score

930–1,140

Est. Net Price *

$12,827

Median Starting Salary

$62,339

#11

#11 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of New Hampshire-Main Campus
Durham, NH

the University of New Hampshire-Main Campus is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

18

SAT Score

1,130–1,330

Est. Net Price *

$24,507

Median Starting Salary

$64,172

#12

#12 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of South Florida
Tampa, FL

Generally, the University of South Florida is known for being a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

44%

Annual Degrees Awarded

105

SAT Score

1,150–1,340

Est. Net Price *

$11,004

Median Starting Salary

$54,060

#13

#13 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

California State University-Fullerton
Fullerton, CA

California State University-Fullerton is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

67%

Annual Degrees Awarded

43

SAT Score

1,000–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$7,925

Median Starting Salary

$55,709

#14

#14 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

College of Our Lady of the Elms
Chicopee, MA

the College of Our Lady of the Elms is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

91%

Annual Degrees Awarded

27

SAT Score

1,070–1,300

Est. Net Price *

$23,498

Median Starting Salary

$57,961

#15

#15 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, WA

Generally, Pacific Lutheran University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

89%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

1,260–1,420

Est. Net Price *

$24,825

Median Starting Salary

$60,066

#16

#16 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Duke University
Durham, NC

Duke is one of the most selective schools in the country, only admitting 3,200 out of 50,000 applications.

Acceptance Rate

6%

Annual Degrees Awarded

49

SAT Score

1,500–1,560

Est. Net Price *

$23,694

Median Starting Salary

$55,259

#17

#17 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of North Carolina Wilmington
Wilmington, NC

the University of North Carolina Wilmington is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

69%

Annual Degrees Awarded

15

SAT Score

1,200–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$18,709

Median Starting Salary

$58,375

#18

#18 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

In general, the University of Alabama at Birmingham is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

124

SAT Score

1,150–1,380

Est. Net Price *

$16,834

Median Starting Salary

$55,352

#19

#19 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Bradley University
Peoria, IL

Generally, Bradley University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

42

SAT Score

1,090–1,310

Est. Net Price *

$24,053

Median Starting Salary

$61,723

#20

#20 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

the University of Arizona is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

99

SAT Score

1,110–1,360

Est. Net Price *

$17,075

Median Starting Salary

$56,570

#21

#21 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Eau Claire, WI

the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

77%

Annual Degrees Awarded

28

SAT Score

1,080–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$15,000

Median Starting Salary

$63,422

#22

#22 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Murray State University
Murray, KY

Murray State University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

84%

Annual Degrees Awarded

28

SAT Score

1,010–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$11,042

Median Starting Salary

$58,378

#23

#23 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, AL

the University of Alabama in Huntsville is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

78%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

1,220–1,380

Est. Net Price *

$18,588

Median Starting Salary

$54,147

#24

#24 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Point Loma Nazarene University
San Diego, CA

Overall, Point Loma Nazarene University is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

82%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,150–1,360

Est. Net Price *

$34,933

Median Starting Salary

$59,159

#25

#25 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Quinnipiac University
Hamden, CT

Quinnipiac University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

84%

Annual Degrees Awarded

65

SAT Score

1,130–1,310

Est. Net Price *

$39,051

Median Starting Salary

$67,035

#26

#26 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Wagner College
Staten Island, NY

Wagner College is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

69%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

1,110–1,300

Est. Net Price *

$29,710

Median Starting Salary

$63,890

#27

#27 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Florida International University
Miami, FL

Overall, Florida International University is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

64%

Annual Degrees Awarded

83

SAT Score

1,070–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$9,881

Median Starting Salary

$54,151

#28

#28 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Salisbury University
Salisbury, MD

In general, Salisbury University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

91%

Annual Degrees Awarded

14

SAT Score

1,180–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$19,756

Median Starting Salary

$63,688

#29

#29 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

York College of Pennsylvania
York, PA

Overall, York College of Pennsylvania is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

96%

Annual Degrees Awarded

16

SAT Score

1,030–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$20,916

Median Starting Salary

$64,042

#30

#30 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Mount Carmel College of Nursing
Columbus, OH

Mount Carmel College of Nursing is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

63%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

890–1,080

Est. Net Price *

$15,006

Median Starting Salary

$60,785

#31

#31 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Westminster College
Salt Lake City, UT

In general, Westminster College is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

70%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

1,150–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$27,068

Median Starting Salary

$59,443

#32

#32 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Georgia College & State University
Milledgeville, GA

Georgia College & State University is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

80%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

1,070–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$20,301

Median Starting Salary

$63,027

#33

#33 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Northern Kentucky University
Highland Heights, KY

Overall, Northern Kentucky University is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

75

SAT Score

1,020–1,220

Est. Net Price *

$7,259

Median Starting Salary

$58,459

#34

#34 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Gwynedd Mercy University
Gwynedd Valley, PA

Gwynedd Mercy University is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

58%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,020–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$28,122

Median Starting Salary

$58,887

#35

#35 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Illinois Chicago
Chicago, IL

the University of Illinois Chicago is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

124

SAT Score

1,130–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$10,384

Median Starting Salary

$55,774

#36

#36 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

West Chester University of Pennsylvania
West Chester, PA

Overall, West Chester University of Pennsylvania is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,090–1,270

Est. Net Price *

$22,973

Median Starting Salary

$63,795

#37

#37 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Jacksonville State University
Jacksonville, AL

Jacksonville State University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

78%

Annual Degrees Awarded

36

SAT Score

900–1,150

Est. Net Price *

$11,953

Median Starting Salary

$57,010

#38

#38 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Pittsburg State University
Pittsburg, KS

Pittsburg State University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

21

SAT Score

970–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$16,725

Median Starting Salary

$59,231

#39

#39 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Waynesburg University
Waynesburg, PA

Waynesburg University is a somewhat selective school. They receive about 2,200 applications each year.

Acceptance Rate

76%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

970–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$22,281

Median Starting Salary

$63,246

#40

#40 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

San Jose State University
San Jose, CA

San Jose State University is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

77%

Annual Degrees Awarded

18

SAT Score

1,010–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$14,219

Median Starting Salary

$54,819

#41

#41 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Massachusetts-Boston
Boston, MA

the University of Massachusetts-Boston is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

81%

Annual Degrees Awarded

20

SAT Score

1,090–1,310

Est. Net Price *

$17,123

Median Starting Salary

$56,940

#42

#42 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

The University of Tampa
Tampa, FL

Overall, The University of Tampa is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

26%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,100–1,270

Est. Net Price *

$34,653

Median Starting Salary

$62,195

#43

#43 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of St Thomas
Houston, TX

the University of St Thomas is a non selective school. The school receives 1,123 applications annually.

Acceptance Rate

97%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,030–1,310

Est. Net Price *

$19,207

Median Starting Salary

$56,320

#44

#44 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

Michigan State University is a non selective school. They receive about 53,300 applications each year.

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

57

SAT Score

1,180–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$22,803

Median Starting Salary

$60,657

#45

#45 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Chamberlain University-Illinois
Addison, IL

Acceptance Rate

91%

Annual Degrees Awarded

563

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$26,362

Median Starting Salary

$59,213

#46

#46 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Maryville University of Saint Louis
Saint Louis, MO

Maryville University of Saint Louis is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

55

SAT Score

1,010–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$26,757

Median Starting Salary

$60,108

#47

#47 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Augsburg University
Minneapolis, MN

Augsburg University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

77%

Annual Degrees Awarded

24

SAT Score

940–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$25,409

Median Starting Salary

$57,992

#48

#48 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Troy University
Troy, AL

Troy University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

95%

Annual Degrees Awarded

23

SAT Score

940–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$13,187

Median Starting Salary

$57,053

#49

#49 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Saint Peter's University
Jersey City, NJ

In general, Saint Peter's University is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

89%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

970–1,170

Est. Net Price *

$11,996

Median Starting Salary

$57,145

#50

#50 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
Lancaster, PA

In general, Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

46%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,050–1,220

Est. Net Price *

$33,047

Median Starting Salary

$59,213

#51

#51 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

East Carolina University
Greenville, NC

East Carolina University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

92%

Annual Degrees Awarded

74

SAT Score

1,020–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$14,410

Median Starting Salary

$59,454

#52

#52 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Eastern Mennonite University
Harrisonburg, VA

Generally, Eastern Mennonite University is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

99%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,140–1,540

Est. Net Price *

$23,783

Median Starting Salary

$61,146

#53

#53 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

The College of Saint Scholastica
Duluth, MN

The College of Saint Scholastica is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

97%

Annual Degrees Awarded

60

SAT Score

1,140–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$24,578

Median Starting Salary

$60,417

#54

#54 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne, IN

the University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

98%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

940–1,140

Est. Net Price *

$18,162

Median Starting Salary

$60,437

#55

#55 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL

In general, the University of Miami is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

19%

Annual Degrees Awarded

46

SAT Score

1,340–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$36,467

Median Starting Salary

$56,281

#56

#56 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Baptist Health Sciences University
Memphis, TN

Baptist Health Sciences University is a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

41%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

1,040–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$9,549

Median Starting Salary

$55,186

#57

#57 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Alcorn State University
Alcorn State, MS

In general, Alcorn State University is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

30%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

860–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$14,864

Median Starting Salary

$56,190

#58

#58 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Southern Indiana
Evansville, IN

the University of Southern Indiana is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

94%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,050–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$14,443

Median Starting Salary

$60,404

#59

#59 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

New Mexico State University-Main Campus
Las Cruces, NM

Overall, New Mexico State University-Main Campus is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

78%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

920–1,140

Est. Net Price *

$10,407

Median Starting Salary

$55,380

#60

#60 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Boise State University
Boise, ID

Generally, Boise State University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

84%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

1,050–1,220

Est. Net Price *

$17,724

Median Starting Salary

$57,467

#61

#61 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

The University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL

The University of Alabama is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

80%

Annual Degrees Awarded

49

SAT Score

1,140–1,410

Est. Net Price *

$20,592

Median Starting Salary

$59,729

#62

#62 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Ursuline College
Pepper Pike, OH

Ursuline College is a non selective school. Around 610 applications are received by Ursuline College every...

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,020–1,150

Est. Net Price *

$14,502

Median Starting Salary

$57,422

#63

#63 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Shepherd University
Shepherdstown, WV

Shepherd University is a non selective school. They receive roughly 1,690 applications every admission cycle.

Acceptance Rate

96%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

950–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$9,827

Median Starting Salary

$59,944

#64

#64 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Villanova University
Villanova, PA

Villanova University is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

23%

Annual Degrees Awarded

30

SAT Score

1,400–1,500

Est. Net Price *

$34,837

Median Starting Salary

$64,153

#65

#65 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Weber State University
Ogden, UT

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

29

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$10,525

Median Starting Salary

$59,213

#66

#66 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Mississippi University for Women
Columbus, MS

Mississippi University for Women is a non selective school. They receive about 500 applications each year.

Acceptance Rate

99%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

930–1,140

Est. Net Price *

$12,691

Median Starting Salary

$56,138

#67

#67 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Jacksonville University
Jacksonville, FL

Jacksonville University is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

58%

Annual Degrees Awarded

31

SAT Score

1,060–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$26,943

Median Starting Salary

$57,536

#68

#68 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Colorado Mesa University
Grand Junction, CO

Overall, Colorado Mesa University is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

82%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

940–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$15,085

Median Starting Salary

$59,927

#69

#69 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Saginaw Valley State University
University Center, MI

Saginaw Valley State University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

76%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

980–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$12,432

Median Starting Salary

$59,995

#70

#70 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Emory University
Atlanta, GA

Emory University is a extremely selective school. The institution receives approximately 33,200 applications...

Acceptance Rate

11%

Annual Degrees Awarded

26

SAT Score

1,430–1,540

Est. Net Price *

$26,680

Median Starting Salary

$55,744

#71

#71 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Hawaii Pacific University
Honolulu, HI

Hawaii Pacific University is a non selective school. They receive roughly 13,000 applications each year.

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,060–1,260

Est. Net Price *

$30,501

Median Starting Salary

$57,930

#72

#72 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Alverno College
Milwaukee, WI

Alverno College is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

90%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

890–1,110

Est. Net Price *

$18,097

Median Starting Salary

$57,611

#73

#73 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Madonna University
Livonia, MI

Madonna University is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

65%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

920–1,150

Est. Net Price *

$18,344

Median Starting Salary

$57,541

#74

#74 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Southeastern Louisiana University
Hammond, LA

Overall, Southeastern Louisiana University is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

99%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

970–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$12,291

Median Starting Salary

$57,595

#75

#75 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Purdue University Northwest
Hammond, IN

Purdue University Northwest is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

73%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

960–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$9,162

Median Starting Salary

$59,527

#76

#76 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

17%

Annual Degrees Awarded

29

SAT Score

1,370–1,520

Est. Net Price *

$10,614

Median Starting Salary

$57,150

#77

#77 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Delta State University
Cleveland, MS

Delta State University is a non selective school. The institution receives approximately 900 applications...

Acceptance Rate

99%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

940–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$14,138

Median Starting Salary

$56,569

#78

#78 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI

Eastern Michigan University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

83%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

940–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$15,826

Median Starting Salary

$58,237

#79

#79 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Gonzaga University
Spokane, WA

Overall, Gonzaga University is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

70%

Annual Degrees Awarded

33

SAT Score

1,220–1,410

Est. Net Price *

$38,727

Median Starting Salary

$65,745

#80

#80 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi, TX

Generally, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

16

SAT Score

980–1,200

Est. Net Price *

$15,181

Median Starting Salary

$57,694

#81

#81 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Northwestern State University of Louisiana
Natchitoches, LA

Northwestern State University of Louisiana is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

98%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

970–1,140

Est. Net Price *

$14,238

Median Starting Salary

$56,956

#82

#82 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI

the University of Wisconsin-Madison is a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

49%

Annual Degrees Awarded

34

SAT Score

1,270–1,460

Est. Net Price *

$13,376

Median Starting Salary

$62,271

#83

#83 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Auburn University at Montgomery
Montgomery, AL

Auburn University at Montgomery is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

92%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

980–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$13,163

Median Starting Salary

$56,422

#84

#84 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Francis Marion University
Florence, SC

In general, Francis Marion University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

83%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

880–1,120

Est. Net Price *

$12,614

Median Starting Salary

$57,704

#85

#85 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

King University
Bristol, TN

Overall, King University is a fairly selective school. Around 900 applications are received by King...

Acceptance Rate

61%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

980–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$22,626

Median Starting Salary

$56,665

#86

#86 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI

the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

30

SAT Score

970–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$16,551

Median Starting Salary

$58,824

#87

#87 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of San Diego
San Diego, CA

the University of San Diego is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

53%

Annual Degrees Awarded

42

SAT Score

1,210–1,390

Est. Net Price *

$36,008

Median Starting Salary

$59,262

#88

#88 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Lafayette, LA

the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,020–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$13,036

Median Starting Salary

$56,701

#89

#89 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH

In general, Case Western Reserve University is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

27%

Annual Degrees Awarded

24

SAT Score

1,420–1,540

Est. Net Price *

$38,279

Median Starting Salary

$60,077

#90

#90 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Colorado State University Pueblo
Pueblo, CO

Colorado State University Pueblo is a non selective school. They receive about 1,570 applications annually.

Acceptance Rate

99%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

910–1,160

Est. Net Price *

$13,033

Median Starting Salary

$58,089

#91

#91 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, FL

Florida Atlantic University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

81%

Annual Degrees Awarded

38

SAT Score

1,030–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$9,711

Median Starting Salary

$55,235

#92

#92 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia, MO

the University of Missouri-Columbia is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

42

SAT Score

1,140–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$19,889

Median Starting Salary

$61,722

#93

#93 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

the University of Kentucky is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

95%

Annual Degrees Awarded

45

SAT Score

1,080–1,310

Est. Net Price *

$18,693

Median Starting Salary

$59,335

#94

#94 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Creighton University
Omaha, NE

Creighton University is a somewhat selective school. The institution receives about 8,000 applications each...

Acceptance Rate

76%

Annual Degrees Awarded

31

SAT Score

1,270–1,430

Est. Net Price *

$32,877

Median Starting Salary

$64,130

#95

#95 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University
Alva, OK

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

56%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

890–1,110

Est. Net Price *

$10,448

Median Starting Salary

$59,055

#96

#96 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

George Washington University
Washington, DC

George Washington University is a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

49%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

1,360–1,500

Est. Net Price *

$42,723

Median Starting Salary

$58,090

#97

#97 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL

Florida State University is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

25%

Annual Degrees Awarded

26

SAT Score

1,220–1,380

Est. Net Price *

$14,003

Median Starting Salary

$55,540

#98

#98 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

St Catherine University
Saint Paul, MN

Generally, St Catherine University is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

93%

Annual Degrees Awarded

27

SAT Score

980–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$19,976

Median Starting Salary

$57,978

#99

#99 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Coppin State University
Baltimore, MD

Coppin State University is known for being a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

45%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

860–1,040

Est. Net Price *

$8,562

Median Starting Salary

$57,995

#100

#100 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Baylor University
Waco, TX

In general, Baylor University is a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

46%

Annual Degrees Awarded

27

SAT Score

1,270–1,440

Est. Net Price *

$45,988

Median Starting Salary

$61,267

#101

#101 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Alaska Anchorage
Anchorage, AK

Generally, the University of Alaska Anchorage is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

65%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

890–1,090

Est. Net Price *

$15,609

Median Starting Salary

$57,143

#102

#102 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT

the University of Connecticut is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

55%

Annual Degrees Awarded

18

SAT Score

1,240–1,450

Est. Net Price *

$23,985

Median Starting Salary

$58,991

#103

#103 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS

the University of Kansas is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

39

SAT Score

1,090–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$18,950

Median Starting Salary

$59,524

#104

#104 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Delaware
Newark, DE

Overall, the University of Delaware is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

74%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

1,200–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$18,044

Median Starting Salary

$66,079

#105

#105 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Fairfield University
Fairfield, CT

Fairfield University is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

52%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,260–1,380

Est. Net Price *

$46,065

Median Starting Salary

$69,834

#106

#106 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Rush University
Chicago, IL

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

210

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$59,268

#107

#107 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Marquette University
Milwaukee, WI

Marquette University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

20

SAT Score

1,220–1,390

Est. Net Price *

$33,136

Median Starting Salary

$63,707

#108

#108 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA

Generally, Thomas Jefferson University is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

89%

Annual Degrees Awarded

36

SAT Score

1,150–1,360

Est. Net Price *

$28,110

Median Starting Salary

$56,714

#109

#109 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Viterbo University
La Crosse, WI

Viterbo University is a fairly selective school. The school receives about 1,400 applications annually.

Acceptance Rate

72%

Annual Degrees Awarded

16

SAT Score

1,110–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$23,257

Median Starting Salary

$61,566

#110

#110 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Barry University
Miami, FL

Barry University is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

60%

Annual Degrees Awarded

76

SAT Score

930–1,080

Est. Net Price *

$20,207

Median Starting Salary

$56,860

#111

#111 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, NC

Generally, Wake Forest University is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

21%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,260–1,400

Est. Net Price *

$26,197

Median Starting Salary

$66,055

#112

#112 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Carlow University
Pittsburgh, PA

Generally, Carlow University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

93%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

850–1,100

Est. Net Price *

$17,437

Median Starting Salary

$58,804

#113

#113 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

DePaul University
Chicago, IL

In general, DePaul University is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

70%

Annual Degrees Awarded

30

SAT Score

1,110–1,330

Est. Net Price *

$32,151

Median Starting Salary

$59,442

#114

#114 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Palm Beach Atlantic University
West Palm Beach, FL

Generally, Palm Beach Atlantic University is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

95%

Annual Degrees Awarded

29

SAT Score

1,010–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$30,276

Median Starting Salary

$60,438

#115

#115 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Texas Christian University
Fort Worth, TX

Texas Christian University is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

56%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,200–1,390

Est. Net Price *

$44,190

Median Starting Salary

$60,583

#116

#116 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

William Paterson University of New Jersey
Wayne, NJ

Generally, William Paterson University of New Jersey is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

92%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

990–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$12,967

Median Starting Salary

$58,874

#117

#117 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Cincinnati-Main Campus
Cincinnati, OH

Generally, the University of Cincinnati-Main Campus is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

32

SAT Score

1,180–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$20,149

Median Starting Salary

$58,205

#118

#118 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Messiah University
Mechanicsburg, PA

Overall, Messiah University is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,110–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$24,120

Median Starting Salary

$63,882

#119

#119 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA

In general, Duquesne University is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

1,170–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$33,919

Median Starting Salary

$63,885

#120

#120 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Samford University
Birmingham, AL

Samford University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

83%

Annual Degrees Awarded

13

SAT Score

1,130–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$31,803

Median Starting Salary

$64,173

#121

#121 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Bethel University
Saint Paul, MN

In general, Bethel University is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

72%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,040–1,310

Est. Net Price *

$29,915

Median Starting Salary

$62,624

#122

#122 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Scranton
Scranton, PA

Overall, the University of Scranton is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

84%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,160–1,330

Est. Net Price *

$35,526

Median Starting Salary

$66,439

#123

#123 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Ashland University
Ashland, OH

Ashland University is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

72%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

1,050–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$20,342

Median Starting Salary

$53,835

#124

#124 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Portland
Portland, OR

Overall, the University of Portland is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

93%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,250–1,410

Est. Net Price *

$33,717

Median Starting Salary

$63,622

#125

#125 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Auburn University
Auburn, AL

Auburn University is a highly selective school. They receive approximately 45,700 applications annually.

Acceptance Rate

44%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,190–1,380

Est. Net Price *

$25,271

Median Starting Salary

$59,757

#126

#126 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Belmont University
Nashville, TN

Belmont University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

96%

Annual Degrees Awarded

14

SAT Score

1,170–1,360

Est. Net Price *

$36,225

Median Starting Salary

$64,341

#127

#127 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, KY

Western Kentucky University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

97%

Annual Degrees Awarded

20

SAT Score

970–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$12,625

Median Starting Salary

$57,429

#128

#128 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Louisville
Louisville, KY

the University of Louisville is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

82%

Annual Degrees Awarded

33

SAT Score

1,020–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$19,327

Median Starting Salary

$57,339

#129

#129 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Seton Hall University
South Orange, NJ

Seton Hall University is a somewhat selective school. Around 26,000 applications are received by the school...

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

1,250–1,400

Est. Net Price *

$33,472

Median Starting Salary

$60,197

#130

#130 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Florida Southern College
Lakeland, FL

Florida Southern College is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

57%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,100–1,310

Est. Net Price *

$27,324

Median Starting Salary

$60,692

#131

#131 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Misericordia University
Dallas, PA

Generally, Misericordia University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

89%

Annual Degrees Awarded

18

SAT Score

1,060–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$27,033

Median Starting Salary

$62,051

#132

#132 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Massachusetts-Lowell
Lowell, MA

the University of Massachusetts-Lowell is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,180–1,360

Est. Net Price *

$17,240

Median Starting Salary

$57,246

#133

#133 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Seattle University
Seattle, WA

Generally, Seattle University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,160–1,380

Est. Net Price *

$35,412

Median Starting Salary

$61,168

#134

#134 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Drexel University
Philadelphia, PA

Drexel University is a somewhat selective school. They receive about 37,000 applications each year.

Acceptance Rate

80%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

1,240–1,430

Est. Net Price *

$39,267

Median Starting Salary

$56,262

#135

#135 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Stockton University
Galloway, NJ

Stockton University is a non selective school. They receive roughly 9,590 applications annually.

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,050–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$18,515

Median Starting Salary

$59,536

#136

#136 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

St. John Fisher University
Rochester, NY

St- John Fisher University is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

73%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,100–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$28,312

Median Starting Salary

$61,896

#137

#137 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Valparaiso University
Valparaiso, IN

Valparaiso University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

94%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,180–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$22,755

Median Starting Salary

$60,674

#138

#138 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Western Carolina University
Cullowhee, NC

Western Carolina University is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

1,020–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$13,022

Median Starting Salary

$58,784

#139

#139 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Illinois State University
Normal, IL

Generally, Illinois State University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,020–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$20,551

Median Starting Salary

$62,355

#140

#140 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Oklahoma City University
Oklahoma City, OK

Oklahoma City University is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

70%

Annual Degrees Awarded

17

SAT Score

1,080–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$25,235

Median Starting Salary

$61,042

#141

#141 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Millersville University of Pennsylvania
Millersville, PA

Millersville University of Pennsylvania is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

92%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,100–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$21,076

Median Starting Salary

$62,362

#142

#142 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR

the University of Arkansas is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

1,070–1,290

Est. Net Price *

$16,208

Median Starting Salary

$59,401

#143

#143 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Rhode Island
Kingston, RI

the University of Rhode Island is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

76%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,060–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$20,695

Median Starting Salary

$63,381

#144

#144 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Otterbein University
Westerville, OH

Otterbein University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

84%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,040–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$22,661

Median Starting Salary

$63,130

#145

#145 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Hawaii at Manoa
Honolulu, HI

the University of Hawaii at Manoa is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

73%

Annual Degrees Awarded

23

SAT Score

990–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$13,639

Median Starting Salary

$56,789

#146

#146 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Felician University
Lodi, NJ

Felician University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

89%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

910–1,120

Est. Net Price *

$15,743

Median Starting Salary

$57,815

#147

#147 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Missouri State University-Springfield
Springfield, MO

Missouri State University-Springfield is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

93%

Annual Degrees Awarded

20

SAT Score

1,040–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$17,677

Median Starting Salary

$58,601

#148

#148 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

DeSales University
Center Valley, PA

DeSales University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

77%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,110–1,290

Est. Net Price *

$29,104

Median Starting Salary

$61,726

#149

#149 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Bellarmine University
Louisville, KY

In general, Bellarmine University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

1,090–1,290

Est. Net Price *

$22,813

Median Starting Salary

$61,560

#150

#150 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Oakland University
Rochester Hills, MI

Overall, Oakland University is a non selective school. The school receives approximately 11,000 applications...

Acceptance Rate

90%

Annual Degrees Awarded

26

SAT Score

1,020–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$15,161

Median Starting Salary

$57,877

#151

#151 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Charlotte, NC

In general, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

80%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,060–1,290

Est. Net Price *

$13,951

Median Starting Salary

$56,795

#152

#152 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Ohio University-Main Campus
Athens, OH

In general, Ohio University-Main Campus is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

13

SAT Score

1,110–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$20,207

Median Starting Salary

$59,771

#153

#153 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, ND

the University of North Dakota is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

83%

Annual Degrees Awarded

30

SAT Score

1,050–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$17,359

Median Starting Salary

$62,654

#154

#154 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Wilkes University
Wilkes-Barre, PA

Wilkes University is a non selective school. They receive approximately 4,800 applications each year.

Acceptance Rate

94%

Annual Degrees Awarded

15

SAT Score

1,070–1,260

Est. Net Price *

$27,918

Median Starting Salary

$59,866

#155

#155 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

La Salle University
Philadelphia, PA

In general, La Salle University is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

94%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,050–1,270

Est. Net Price *

$17,552

Median Starting Salary

$58,831

#156

#156 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Wayne State University
Detroit, MI

In general, Wayne State University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

1,050–1,270

Est. Net Price *

$15,347

Median Starting Salary

$55,426

#157

#157 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Andrews University
Berrien Springs, MI

Andrews University is a non selective school. The institution receives roughly 1,200 applications each year.

Acceptance Rate

91%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,080–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$24,194

Median Starting Salary

$59,471

#158

#158 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Regis University
Denver, CO

Regis University is a somewhat selective school. The school receives roughly 5,550 applications each year.

Acceptance Rate

76%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

1,030–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$26,377

Median Starting Salary

$57,259

#159

#159 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Saint Joseph
West Hartford, CT

In general, the University of Saint Joseph is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,070–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$25,860

Median Starting Salary

$59,066

#160

#160 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Concordia University-Wisconsin
Mequon, WI

Concordia University-Wisconsin is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

70%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,040–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$24,485

Median Starting Salary

$60,504

#161

#161 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Florida Gulf Coast University
Fort Myers, FL

In general, Florida Gulf Coast University is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

74%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

1,040–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$10,834

Median Starting Salary

$58,064

#162

#162 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Holy Family University
Philadelphia, PA

Holy Family University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

77%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

860–1,100

Est. Net Price *

$12,379

Median Starting Salary

$60,318

#163

#163 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

West Coast University-Orange County
Anaheim, CA

Acceptance Rate

95%

Annual Degrees Awarded

23

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$27,933

Median Starting Salary

$59,213

#164

#164 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Eastern Kentucky University
Richmond, KY

Eastern Kentucky University is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

64%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

930–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$10,806

Median Starting Salary

$58,052

#165

#165 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

South University-Savannah Online
Savannah, GA

Acceptance Rate

55%

Annual Degrees Awarded

32

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$24,569

Median Starting Salary

$59,213

#166

#166 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Gannon University
Erie, PA

Gannon University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

81%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

1,000–1,270

Est. Net Price *

$22,200

Median Starting Salary

$62,114

#167

#167 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV

West Virginia University is a non selective school. They receive roughly 18,200 applications each year.

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,020–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$12,202

Median Starting Salary

$59,385

#168

#168 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Thomas Edison State University
Trenton, NJ

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

14

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$57,109

#169

#169 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Maryland, Baltimore
Baltimore, MD

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

141

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$59,206

#170

#170 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Walsh University
North Canton, OH

Walsh University is a fairly selective school. They receive about 2,660 applications every admission cycle.

Acceptance Rate

73%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,040–1,260

Est. Net Price *

$20,032

Median Starting Salary

$61,508

#171

#171 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Radford University
Radford, VA

Radford University is a non selective school. The school receives roughly 11,400 applications annually.

Acceptance Rate

93%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

970–1,160

Est. Net Price *

$17,105

Median Starting Salary

$61,140

#172

#172 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Loyola University New Orleans
New Orleans, LA

Loyola University New Orleans is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

78%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

1,070–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$23,808

Median Starting Salary

$60,252

#173

#173 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY

Overall, the University of Wyoming is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

96%

Annual Degrees Awarded

18

SAT Score

1,070–1,290

Est. Net Price *

$12,819

Median Starting Salary

$58,730

#174

#174 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Dominican University New York
Orangeburg, NY

Overall, Dominican University New York is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

89%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

960–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$23,747

Median Starting Salary

$58,828

#175

#175 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of New Mexico-Main Campus
Albuquerque, NM

the University of New Mexico-Main Campus is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

96%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

970–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$10,633

Median Starting Salary

$55,561

#176

#176 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis
Indianapolis, IN

In general, Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

83%

Annual Degrees Awarded

13

SAT Score

1,060–1,260

Est. Net Price *

$11,462

Median Starting Salary

$58,219

#177

#177 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth
North Dartmouth, MA

the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

96%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

1,030–1,270

Est. Net Price *

$19,700

Median Starting Salary

$57,921

#178

#178 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Bay Path University
Longmeadow, MA

Overall, Bay Path University is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

76%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,020–1,140

Est. Net Price *

$18,502

Median Starting Salary

$58,136

#179

#179 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Oak Point University
Oak Brook, IL

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$56,235

#180

#180 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

South University-Tampa
Tampa, FL

Acceptance Rate

63%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$21,616

Median Starting Salary

$59,213

#181

#181 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

West Coast University-Dallas
Richardson, TX

Acceptance Rate

100%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$21,560

Median Starting Salary

$59,213

#182

#182 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Arkansas State University
Jonesboro, AR

Arkansas State University is a fairly selective school. Around 6,050 applications are received by the school...

Acceptance Rate

70%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,010–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$12,011

Median Starting Salary

$56,239

#183

#183 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Alvernia University
Reading, PA

Generally, Alvernia University is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

59%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,000–1,170

Est. Net Price *

$27,091

Median Starting Salary

$61,045

#184

#184 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Western Connecticut State University
Danbury, CT

Western Connecticut State University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

84%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,010–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$15,862

Median Starting Salary

$60,404

#185

#185 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Millikin University
Decatur, IL

Millikin University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

970–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$10,492

Median Starting Salary

$59,649

#186

#186 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Washburn University
Topeka, KS

Generally, Washburn University is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

96%

Annual Degrees Awarded

23

SAT Score

1,010–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$12,473

Median Starting Salary

$58,230

#187

#187 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of North Georgia
Dahlonega, GA

In general, the University of North Georgia is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

70%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

980–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$11,721

Median Starting Salary

$58,798

#188

#188 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Mount Saint Joseph University
Cincinnati, OH

Mount Saint Joseph University is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

54%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,080–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$17,506

Median Starting Salary

$60,097

#189

#189 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Central Arkansas
Conway, AR

the University of Central Arkansas is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

91%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

1,010–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$15,456

Median Starting Salary

$56,656

#190

#190 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Marymount University
Arlington, VA

Generally, Marymount University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

81%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

990–1,200

Est. Net Price *

$24,664

Median Starting Salary

$59,020

#191

#191 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Winston-Salem State University
Winston-Salem, NC

Winston-Salem State University is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

73%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

810–1,030

Est. Net Price *

$14,097

Median Starting Salary

$57,955

#192

#192 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Marian University
Indianapolis, IN

Generally, Marian University is a non selective school. Approximately 2,000 applications are received by...

Acceptance Rate

94%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

970–1,200

Est. Net Price *

$22,554

Median Starting Salary

$58,914

#193

#193 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Idaho State University
Pocatello, ID

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

26

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$12,425

Median Starting Salary

$57,607

#194

#194 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of the Incarnate Word
San Antonio, TX

In general, the University of the Incarnate Word is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

94%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

910–1,140

Est. Net Price *

$20,832

Median Starting Salary

$57,666

#195

#195 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, AZ

Northern Arizona University is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

80%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

990–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$17,115

Median Starting Salary

$58,506

#196

#196 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Akron Main Campus
Akron, OH

the University of Akron Main Campus is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

83%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

980–1,220

Est. Net Price *

$14,667

Median Starting Salary

$57,539

#197

#197 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Spalding University
Louisville, KY

Spalding University is a non selective school. They receive roughly 700 applications every admission cycle.

Acceptance Rate

98%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

890–1,110

Est. Net Price *

$26,539

Median Starting Salary

$57,458

#198

#198 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans
New Orleans, LA

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

71

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$59,184

#199

#199 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Cleveland State University
Cleveland, OH

Cleveland State University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

940–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$15,719

Median Starting Salary

$55,984

#200

#200 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Hawaii at Hilo
Hilo, HI

the University of Hawaii at Hilo is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

84%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

920–1,130

Est. Net Price *

$13,867

Median Starting Salary

$56,569

#201

#201 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Northern Illinois University
Dekalb, IL

Northern Illinois University is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

71%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

960–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$13,884

Median Starting Salary

$57,219

#202

#202 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Indiana State University
Terre Haute, IN

In general, Indiana State University is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

92%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

910–1,130

Est. Net Price *

$12,688

Median Starting Salary

$58,572

#203

#203 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Southern University and A & M College
Baton Rouge, LA

Southern University and A & M College is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

54%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

850–1,010

Est. Net Price *

$16,959

Median Starting Salary

$55,713

#204

#204 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

40

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$59,163

#205

#205 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Commonwealth University of Pennsylvania
Bloomsburg, PA

Commonwealth University of Pennsylvania is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

94%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

980–1,170

Est. Net Price *

$17,412

Median Starting Salary

$0

#206

#206 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School
Worcester, MA

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

34

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$59,213

#207

#207 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Galveston, TX

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

27

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$59,165

#208

#208 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, AR

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

26

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$59,199

#209

#209 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Indiana Wesleyan University-National & Global
Marion, IN

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

15

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$15,936

Median Starting Salary

$57,257

#210

#210 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Touro University Nevada
Henderson, NV

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

24

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$59,213

#211

#211 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Samuel Merritt University
Oakland, CA

Samuel Merritt University is a fairly selective school. The school receives about 100 applications annually.

Acceptance Rate

56%

Annual Degrees Awarded

21

SAT Score

1,020–1,200

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$56,709

#212

#212 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Pennsylvania Western University
California, PA

Pennsylvania Western University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

94%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

950–1,160

Est. Net Price *

$18,527

Median Starting Salary

$0

#213

#213 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Touro University California
Vallejo, CA

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

13

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$59,213

#214

#214 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$59,241

#215

#215 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Post University
Waterbury, CT

Post University is a non selective school. They receive about 2,890 applications each year from prospective...

Acceptance Rate

97%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

800–1,030

Est. Net Price *

$18,307

Median Starting Salary

$59,213

#216

#216 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Massachusetts Global
Irvine, CA

Acceptance Rate

93%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$32,807

Median Starting Salary

$57,505

#217

#217 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

South College
Knoxville, TN

Acceptance Rate

100%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$14,831

Median Starting Salary

$59,213

#218

#218 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

University of Oklahoma-Health Sciences Center
Oklahoma City, OK

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$59,148

#219

#219 Best College for Nursing Practice in the U.S.

Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, CO

Acceptance Rate

92%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$16,106

Median Starting Salary

$59,213

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About Nursing Practice

A practice-focused program that prepares registered nurses for increasingly complex evidence-based nursing practice, including translating research into practice, evaluating evidence, applying research in decision-making, and implementing viable clinical innovations to change practice. Includes instruction in healthcare delivery systems, health economics and finance, health policy, research methods, translating evidence into practice, concepts in population health, and nursing leadership.

Those who are passionate about Nursing Practice can study up to a Doctors degree professional practice. Right now, 8,817 students earn a some level of degree in Nursing Practice around the United States each year. More students graduate with a degree in Nursing Practice in the state of Illinois compared to any other state. The average starting salary for an undergraduate degree in Nursing Practice is $57,500.

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Careers

The highest paying career for Nursing Practice majors is Nurse Practitioners. However, another thing to consider is how much demand there is for specific careers. A career that is in high need that a degree in Nursing Practice can prepare you for is Nurse Practitioners.

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Student Demographics

Total Students
5,368
Female Students
4,593 (85%)
Male Students
775 (14%)

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