Nursing Schools in Oklahoma

DEGREE FINDER

sponsored schools

Discover a list of the top nursing colleges in Oklahoma by graduates by parsing the list of schools below or by inputting your personal criteria with our search platform. Accredited universities offer nursing degree programs must provide a consistent and exceptional educational experience to students to maintain their accreditation status. Thus, the school’s goals are tightly aligned to the goals of each student to create a unified objective of excellence. Student can develop necessary skills and knowledge by finding the right school offering the right nursing degree. To find the best nursing school in Oklahoma, simply align your goals with the school’s educational offering. Sort nursing degree programs to find programs that fit your academic objectives whether it is a nurse anesthetist, nurse midwife, or psychiatric mental health nurse. The investment in a degree with respect to time will depend on the program you select. Degrees can range from an ADN, BSN, MSN, or PhD which come with unique academic requirements and expectations. If your goal is to practice after graduating, you must hold a license issued by the Oklahoma Nursing Board after passing the NCLEX.

Browse Nursing Schools in Oklahoma By Type

Top Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Programs in Oklahoma 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
Tulsa Technology Center - Lemley Campus Tulsa, OK LPN tulsatech.edu
Request Info
Canadian Valley Technology Center El Reno, OK LPN cvtech.edu
Request Info
Indian Capital Technology Center - Stilwell Stilwell, OK LPN ictctech.com
Request Info
Indian Capital Technology Center - Muskogee Muskogee, OK LPN ictctech.com
Request Info
Moore Norman Technology Center Norman, OK LPN mntc.edu
Request Info
Metro Technology Centers Oklahoma City, OK LPN metrotech.edu
Request Info
Great Plains Technology Center Lawton, OK LPN
Request Info
Gordon Cooper Technology Center Shawnee, OK LPN
Request Info
Indian Capital Technology Center - Sallisaw Sallisaw, OK LPN ictctech.com
Request Info
Indian Capital Technology Center - Tahlequah Tahlequah, OK LPN ictctech.com
Request Info
Northeast Technology Center - Pryor Pryor, OK LPN netech.edu
Request Info
Northwest Technology Center - Alva Alva, OK LPN nwtech.edu
Request Info
Autry Technology Center Enid, OK LPN autrytech.edu
Request Info
Mid - America Technology Center Wayne, OK LPN matech.edu
Request Info
Kiamichi Technology Center - McAlester Mcalester, OK LPN ktc.edu
Request Info
Kiamichi Technology Center - Idabel Idabel, OK LPN ktc.edu
Request Info
Northeast Technology Center - Afton Afton, OK LPN netech.edu
Request Info
Northeast Technology Center - Kansas Kansas, OK LPN netech.edu
Request Info
Red River Technology Center Duncan, OK LPN rrtc.edu
Request Info
Pioneer Technology Center Ponca City, OK LPN pioneertech.edu
Request Info

Top Associate Level Registered Nurse (RN) Programs in Oklahoma 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
Oklahoma City Community College Oklahoma City, OK ADN-RN
Request Info
Tulsa Community College Tulsa, OK ADN-RN
Request Info
Rose State College Midwest City, OK ADN-RN rose.edu
Request Info
Northern Oklahoma College Tonkawa, OK ADN-RN noc.edu
Request Info
Connors State College Warner, OK ADN-RN connorsstate.edu
Request Info
Rogers State University Claremore, OK ADN-RN rsu.edu
Request Info
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College Miami, OK ADN-RN
Request Info
Murray State College Tishomingo, OK ADN-RN
Request Info
Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology - Okmulgee Okmulgee, OK ADN-RN osuit.edu
Request Info
Western Oklahoma State College Altus, OK ADN-RN wosc.edu
Request Info
Brown Mackie College - Tulsa Tulsa, OK ADN-RN brownmackie.edu
Eastern Oklahoma State College Wilburton, OK ADN-RN eosc.edu
Request Info
Carl Albert State College Poteau, OK ADN-RN carlalbert.edu
Request Info
Platt College - Tulsa Tulsa, OK ADN-RN plattcolleges.edu
Request Info
Platt College - North OKC Oklahoma City, OK ADN-RN plattcolleges.edu
Request Info
Seminole State College Seminole, OK ADN-RN
Request Info
Redlands Community College El Reno, OK ADN-RN redlandscc.edu
Request Info
Brown Mackie College - Oklahoma City Oklahoma City, OK ADN-RN brownmackie.edu
Oklahoma Wesleyan University Bartlesville, OK ADN-RN okwu.edu
Request Info

Top Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Programs in Oklahoma 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
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Oklahoma City, OK BSN ouhsc.edu
Request Info
Oklahoma Wesleyan University Bartlesville, OK BSN okwu.edu
Request Info
Oklahoma City University Oklahoma City, OK BSN okcu.edu
Request Info
Southwestern Oklahoma State University Weatherford, OK BSN
Request Info
University of Central Oklahoma Edmond, OK BSN uco.edu
Request Info
East Central University Ada, OK BSN ecok.edu
Request Info
Langston University Langston, OK BSN langston.edu
Request Info
Oklahoma Panhandle State University Goodwell, OK BSN opsu.edu
Request Info
Northeastern State University Tahlequah, OK BSN nsuok.edu
Request Info
Oral Roberts University Tulsa, OK BSN oru.edu
Request Info
Northwestern Oklahoma State University Alva, OK BSN nwosu.edu
Request Info
Oklahoma Baptist University Shawnee, OK BSN okbu.edu
Request Info
Southern Nazarene University Bethany, OK BSN snu.edu
Request Info
Rogers State University Claremore, OK BSN rsu.edu
Request Info
University of Tulsa Tulsa, OK BSN utulsa.edu
Request Info
Oklahoma Christian University Edmond, OK BSN www.oc.edu
Request Info
Bacone College Muskogee, OK BSN
Request Info
National American University - Tulsa Tulsa, OK BSN national.edu
Request Info

Top Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Programs in Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Oklahoma City, OK MSN ouhsc.edu
Request Info
Oklahoma City University Oklahoma City, OK MSN okcu.edu
Request Info
University of Central Oklahoma Edmond, OK MSN uco.edu
Request Info
Oklahoma Wesleyan University Bartlesville, OK MSN okwu.edu
Request Info
University of Tulsa Tulsa, OK MSN utulsa.edu
Request Info

Registered Nurses in Oklahoma can make a salary between $45,000 to $77,000 per year. The list below shows registered nurse salaries in areas throughout Oklahoma.

  • Lawton: $58,000
  • Oklahoma City: $63,000
  • Tulsa: $61,000

Nurse's in Oklahoma Compared to Median Income Averages

+83% Above State Median Income

+64% Above National Median Income

Nurse's in Oklahoma take home an average 29.15 per hour. Annual earnings for Nurse's working in the State of Oklahoma average $60,630 which is 83% above the state median income and 64% above the national median income for all occupations. Employment for a Nurse makes up just 0.08% of the working population in Oklahoma and is limited due to the specific qualifications required along with the schooling involved in this career path. The increasing demand for qualified Nurses coupled with the educational barrier to enter the field is met with a steady supply of eager college graduates anxious to make a long-lasting impact in the lives of others in and around Oklahoma.

Average Income for a Nurse in Oklahoma

Employment Median Hourly Wage Median Annual Wage
Oklahoma Nurse 27,660 $29.15 $60,630
State Average 1,652,100 $15.93 $33,134.40
National Average 153,156,000 $17.82 $37,040
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
MEDIAN: $29.15
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, NCES, O*NET Online

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.