Nursing Schools in New Hampshire

Nursing schools in New Hampshire offer students the opportunity to receive a Certificate, Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADS) or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN). Programs take between two and four years to complete based on the type of education one pursues. Graduates must pass the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) as well as complete an accredited program in order to be able to receive a license in New Hampshire. Visit the nursing schools page for additional information on education and careers.

Registered Nurses in New Hampshire can make a salary between - to - per year. The list below shows registered nurse salaries in areas throughout New Hampshire.

  • Dover, Durham: -
  • Manchester: -
  • Nashua: -
  • Portsmouth: -

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Top Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Programs in New Hampshire By Number of Graduates

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) programs usually take 9 - 12 months to complete and you would have to pass a licensing exam prior to being licensed in the state. Schools listed below are sorted by the number of LPN program students enrolled.

Institution NameLocationProgramsWebsiteRequest Information
Salter School of Nursing & Allied HealthManchester, NHLPNsalternursing.com
River Valley Community CollegeClaremont, NHLPNrivervalley.edu
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NHTI - Concord's Community CollegeConcord, NHLPNnhti.edu
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Top Associate Level Registered Nurse (RN) Programs in New Hampshire By Number of Graduates

The minimum degree requirement to become a Registered Nurse is to obtain an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) or Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) degree, which usually takes about 2 years to complete. You would also have to pass the NCLEX-RN exam prior to being state licensed. Schools listed below are sorted by the number of students enrolled in the program.

Institution NameLocationProgramsWebsiteRequest Information
St Joseph School of NursingNashua, NHADN-RNsjson.edu
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Rivier CollegeNashua, NHADN-RNrivier.edu
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NHTI - Concord's Community CollegeConcord, NHADN-RNnhti.edu
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Manchester Community CollegeManchester, NHADN-RNmccnh.edu
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Great Bay Community CollegePortsmouth, NHADN-RNgreatbay.edu
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Nashua Community CollegeNashua, NHADN-RNnashuacc.edu
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Lakes Region Community CollegeLaconia, NHADN-RNlrcc.edu
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White Mountains Community CollegeBerlin, NHADN-RNwmcc.edu
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River Valley Community CollegeClaremont, NHADN-RNrivervalley.edu
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Top Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Programs in New Hampshire By Number of Graduates

See the top schools offering a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program. A BSN program usually takes 4 years to complete, and a licensing exam (NCLEX) is also required. Some of these schools may also offer a RN to BSN bridge programs. The top 10 schools listed below are sorted by the number of students enrolled in their BSN program.

Institution NameLocationProgramsWebsiteRequest Information
Southern New Hampshire UniversityManchester, NHBSNsnhu.edu
Saint Anselm CollegeManchester, NHBSNanselm.edu
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University of New HampshireDurham, NHBSNunh.edu
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Keene State CollegeKeene, NHBSNkeene.edu
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Franklin Pierce UniversityRindge, NHBSNfranklinpierce.edu
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Colby - Sawyer CollegeNew London, NHBSNcolby-sawyer.edu
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Plymouth State UniversityPlymouth, NHBSNplymouth.edu
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Granite State CollegeConcord, NHBSNgranite.edu
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Top Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Programs in New Hampshire By Number of Graduates

Getting your Master of Science in Nursing will take about 5-7 years from start to finish. You would still need to take a exam prior to being fully licensed to practice in the state. The schools listed below are sorted by the number of students enrolled in their Master's program.

Institution NameLocationProgramsWebsiteRequest Information
University of New HampshireDurham, NHMSNunh.edu
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Southern New Hampshire UniversityManchester, NHMSNsnhu.edu

Source:
Graduate data is from the 2013-2014 school year.
IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.