The Most Popular Colleges for Nursing

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If you’re thinking about going to nursing school, you’re in good company. Nursing is the third most popular major that Niche users say they’re interested in. That’s more than 100,000 of you!

So what colleges are all these future nurses interested in? To find popular colleges for nurses, we looked at which schools users from the Class of 2018 who said nursing was their intended major have added to their lists on Niche. We also noted the average cost of the school after financial aid (net price) as well as the school’s overall Niche grade. Click on the name of any school to learn more about it.

And check out our list of the Best Colleges for Nursing as well!

Rank School Number of students interested Net price Overall Niche grade
Rank 1
Number of students interested 3,598
Net price $14,236
Overall Niche grade A+
Rank 2
Number of students interested 3,419
Net price $15,455
Overall Niche grade A+
Rank 3
Number of students interested 3,113
Net price $14,344
Overall Niche grade A-
Rank 4
Number of students interested 3,062
Net price $36,294
Overall Niche grade A
Rank 5
Number of students interested 2,959
Net price $13,780
Overall Niche grade A
Rank 6
Number of students interested 2,914
Net price $16,010
Overall Niche grade A+
Rank 7
Number of students interested 2,658
Net price $35,054
Overall Niche grade A-
Rank 8
Number of students interested 2,649
Net price $15,533
Overall Niche grade A-
Rank 9
Number of students interested 2,487
Net price $16,506
Overall Niche grade A
Rank 10
Number of students interested 2,353
Net price $11,952
Overall Niche grade B
Rank 11
Number of students interested 2,306
Net price $14,761
Overall Niche grade A+
Rank 12
Number of students interested 2,191
Net price $11,398
Overall Niche grade A
Rank 13
Number of students interested 2,184
Net price $20,133
Overall Niche grade A
Rank 14
Number of students interested 1,844
Net price $9,867
Overall Niche grade A-
Rank 15
Number of students interested 1,780
Net price $10,077
Overall Niche grade A+
Rank 16
Number of students interested 1,777
Net price $14,664
Overall Niche grade B+
Rank 17
School Penn State
Number of students interested 1,742
Net price $25,055
Overall Niche grade A+
Rank 18
Number of students interested 1,622
Net price $19,913
Overall Niche grade A-
Rank 19
Number of students interested 1,602
Net price $21,237
Overall Niche grade A-
Rank 20
Number of students interested 1,577
Net price $16,092
Overall Niche grade A
Rank 21
Number of students interested 1,559
Net price $15,411
Overall Niche grade A
Rank 22
Number of students interested 1,559
Net price $16,466
Overall Niche grade A-
Rank 23
Number of students interested 1,507
Net price $12,817
Overall Niche grade B+
Rank 24
Number of students interested 1,450
Net price $17,971
Overall Niche grade A+
Rank 25
Number of students interested 1,440
Net price $35,147
Overall Niche grade A+
Rank 26
Number of students interested 1,437
Net price $21,698
Overall Niche grade A
Rank 27
Number of students interested 1,418
Net price $17,797
Overall Niche grade A
Rank 28
Number of students interested 1,348
Net price $10,068
Overall Niche grade A+
Rank 29
Number of students interested 1,340
Net price $37,424
Overall Niche grade A+
Rank 30
Number of students interested 1,306
Net price $11,916
Overall Niche grade B+
Rank 31
Number of students interested 1,303
Net price $11,693
Overall Niche grade A+
Rank 32
Number of students interested 1,296
Net price $14,678
Overall Niche grade A-
Rank 33
Number of students interested 1,290
Net price $14,970
Overall Niche grade A+
Rank 34
Number of students interested 1,276
Net price $11,571
Overall Niche grade A-
Rank 35
Number of students interested 1,249
Net price $12,084
Overall Niche grade B+
Rank 36
Number of students interested 1,233
Net price $24,804
Overall Niche grade A+
Rank 37
Number of students interested 1,232
Net price $24,794
Overall Niche grade B+
Rank 38
Number of students interested 1,229
Net price $37,439
Overall Niche grade B+
Rank 39
Number of students interested 1,222
Net price $13,484
Overall Niche grade A-
Rank 40
Number of students interested 1,221
Net price $34,934
Overall Niche grade A-
Rank 41
Number of students interested 1,200
Net price $17,815
Overall Niche grade A-
Rank 42
Number of students interested 1,191
Net price $32,273
Overall Niche grade A-
Rank 43
Number of students interested 1,183
Net price $19,978
Overall Niche grade A-
Rank 44
Number of students interested 1,172
Net price $17,850
Overall Niche grade A-
Rank 45
Number of students interested 1,164
Net price $18,415
Overall Niche grade B+
Rank 46
Number of students interested 1,153
Net price $26,916
Overall Niche grade B+
Rank 47
Number of students interested 1,149
Net price $23,572
Overall Niche grade A
Rank 48
Number of students interested 1,132
Net price $13,615
Overall Niche grade A-
Rank 49
Number of students interested 1,124
Net price $20,780
Overall Niche grade A-
Rank 50
Number of students interested 1,124
Net price $8,881
Overall Niche grade B
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Author: Ali Trachta

Ali is the Content Writer/Editor at Niche.

The Most Popular Colleges for Nursing