Best Registered Nurse Colleges in Pennsylvania

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We have created a 2019 ranking of the best colleges in Pennsylvania that offer Registered Nurse degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 90 Registered Nurse schools located within Pennsylvania. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Registered Nurse Colleges in Pennsylvania for 2019

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Drexel University Philadelphia, PA

Drexel University offers 6 Registered Nurse Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 898 students graduated in the study area of Registered Nurse with students earning 662 Bachelor's degrees, 198 Master's degrees, 27 Certificates degrees, and 11 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 32 Reviews
2 Immaculata University Immaculata, PA

Immaculata University offers 1 Registered Nurse Degree program. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 333 students graduated in the study area of Registered Nurse with students earning 333 Bachelor's degrees.

3 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA

University of Pennsylvania offers 3 Registered Nurse Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 179 students graduated in the study area of Registered Nurse with students earning 165 Bachelor's degrees, 13 Doctoral degrees, and 1 Master's degree.

Based on 56 Reviews
4 Gwynedd Mercy University Gwynedd Valley, PA

Gwynedd Mercy University offers 2 Registered Nurse Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 307 students graduated in the study area of Registered Nurse with students earning 157 Bachelor's degrees, and 150 Associate's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
5 University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus offers 4 Registered Nurse Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 296 students graduated in the study area of Registered Nurse with students earning 258 Bachelor's degrees, 24 Doctoral degrees, and 14 Master's degrees.

Based on 72 Reviews
6 Villanova University Villanova, PA

Villanova University offers 1 Registered Nurse Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 222 students graduated in the study area of Registered Nurse with students earning 222 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
7 Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences Lancaster, PA

Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences offers 2 Registered Nurse Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a small city. In 2015, 371 students graduated in the study area of Registered Nurse with students earning 280 Associate's degrees, and 91 Bachelor's degrees.

8 Holy Family University Philadelphia, PA

Holy Family University offers 2 Registered Nurse Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large city. In 2015, 213 students graduated in the study area of Registered Nurse with students earning 213 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
9 La Salle University Philadelphia, PA

La Salle University offers 1 Registered Nurse Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 209 students graduated in the study area of Registered Nurse with students earning 209 Bachelor's degrees.

10 Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus University Park, PA

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus offers 4 Registered Nurse Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 166 students graduated in the study area of Registered Nurse with students earning 118 Bachelor's degrees, 46 Master's degrees, 2 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 132 Reviews

List of all Registered Nurse Colleges in Pennsylvania

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Drexel University Drexel University Philadelphia, PA
5/5
14 : 1 25,595
Immaculata University Immaculata University Immaculata, PA
5/5
19 : 1 2,961
University of Pennsylvania University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
5/5
12 : 1 24,876
Gwynedd Mercy University Gwynedd Mercy University Gwynedd Valley, PA
5/5
18 : 1 2,582
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh, PA
4/5
7 : 1 28,649
Villanova University Villanova University Villanova, PA
5/5
14 : 1 10,711
Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences Lancaster, PA
5/5
21 : 1 1,377
Holy Family University Holy Family University Philadelphia, PA
5/5
17 : 1 2,711
La Salle University La Salle University Philadelphia, PA
5/5
17 : 1 5,683
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus University Park, PA
4/5
16 : 1 47,307
Widener University-Main Campus Widener University-Main Campus Chester, PA
5/5
15 : 1 5,303
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington Abington, PA
3/5
21 : 1 3,966
Cedar Crest College Cedar Crest College Allentown, PA
5/5
15 : 1 1,591
York College Pennsylvania York College Pennsylvania York, PA
4/5
17 : 1 4,739
West Chester University of Pennsylvania West Chester University of Pennsylvania West Chester, PA
3/5
22 : 1 16,597
University of Scranton University of Scranton Scranton, PA
5/5
16 : 1 5,422
Temple University Temple University Philadelphia, PA
4/5
15 : 1 38,007
Robert Morris University Robert Morris University Moon Township, PA
5/5
18 : 1 5,377
DeSales University DeSales University Center Valley, PA
5/5
16 : 1 3,136
Alvernia University Alvernia University Reading, PA
5/5
17 : 1 2,856
Chatham University Chatham University Pittsburgh, PA
5/5
13 : 1 2,224
Clarion University of Pennsylvania Clarion University of Pennsylvania Clarion, PA
3/5
23 : 1 5,368
Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg Harrisburg, PA
2/5
23 : 1 19,121
Misericordia University Misericordia University Dallas, PA
5/5
16 : 1 2,963
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona Altoona, PA
3/5
16 : 1 3,839

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Additional Registered Nurse Degree Facts for Pennsylvania Schools

Pennsylvania Schools offering online Registered Nurse degrees

Online Registered Nurse degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 887 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Registered Nurse degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Drexel University 11 0 662 198 0
Immaculata University 0 0 333 0 0
Villanova University 0 0 222 0 0
La Salle University 0 0 209 0 0
Gwynedd Mercy University 0 150 0 0 0
How many Pennsylvania schools offer online Registered Nurse degrees?
  • 3 Certificates
  • 1 Associate's
  • 20 Bachelor's
  • 8 Master's

What Registered Nurse degree programs were earned in Pennsylvania?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 31 Colleges 2,680 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 56 Colleges 5,262 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 23 Colleges 884 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 6 Colleges 134 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 21 Colleges 434 Graduates
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