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the state isNew Hampshire

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 $48,000 to $96,000 per year. The list below shows registered nurse salaries in areas throughout New Hampshire.

  • Dover, Durham: $65,000
  • Manchester: $70,000
  • Nashua: $68,000
  • Portsmouth: $71,000

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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 Name Location Programs Website Request Information
Salter School of Nursing & Allied Health Manchester, NH LPN salternursing.com
River Valley Community College Claremont, NH LPN rivervalley.edu
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NHTI - Concord's Community College Concord, NH LPN nhti.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 Name Location Programs Website Request Information
St Joseph School of Nursing Nashua, NH ADN-RN sjson.edu
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Rivier College Nashua, NH ADN-RN rivier.edu
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NHTI - Concord's Community College Concord, NH ADN-RN nhti.edu
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Manchester Community College Manchester, NH ADN-RN mccnh.edu
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Great Bay Community College Portsmouth, NH ADN-RN greatbay.edu
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Nashua Community College Nashua, NH ADN-RN nashuacc.edu
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Lakes Region Community College Laconia, NH ADN-RN lrcc.edu
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White Mountains Community College Berlin, NH ADN-RN wmcc.edu
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River Valley Community College Claremont, NH ADN-RN rivervalley.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 Name Location Programs Website Request Information
Southern New Hampshire University Manchester, NH BSN snhu.edu
Saint Anselm College Manchester, NH BSN anselm.edu
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University of New Hampshire Durham, NH BSN unh.edu
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Keene State College Keene, NH BSN keene.edu
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Franklin Pierce University Rindge, NH BSN franklinpierce.edu
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Colby - Sawyer College New London, NH BSN colby-sawyer.edu
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Plymouth State University Plymouth, NH BSN plymouth.edu
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Granite State College Concord, NH BSN granite.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 Name Location Programs Website Request Information
University of New Hampshire Durham, NH MSN unh.edu
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Southern New Hampshire University Manchester, NH MSN snhu.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.