Nursing Schools in Colorado

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Lindsay Smith
Last updated at August 11, 2021

Nursing is a career that is showing a promising job outlook and Colorado, with its many medical and healthcare facilities, has thriving conditions for new or experienced nurses. Together with the opportunity to improve the quality of life for patients and save lives makes it very attractive to anyone looking into a career in nursing. Nursing schools in Colorado are readily available to help you get started.

If you’re considering a career in this exciting field, we have prepared a list of accredited schools in Colorado, with programs ranging from professional diplomas to more advanced nursing degrees such as masters and doctorate.

  • Programs
    Associate Degree in Nursing - LVN to RN
    Associates Degree in Nursing - RN
    Vocational Nursing Program
  • Keiser University , Online

    Location - Lakeland, FL, US 33805

    Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career-focused education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-ce...

    Programs
    Nursing, Accelerated BSN
    Nursing, FastTrack BSN
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing (FastTrack)
    Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing
    Nursing, MSN
  • Southern Technical College , Online

    Location - Fort Myers, FL, US 33907

    Southern Technical College is the right place for students who want quality career training in the growing fields of Allied Health, Business, Design, Education, Information Technology, Legal Studie... Read More

    Programs
    A.S. - Nursing
  • Sullivan University , Online

    Location - Louisville, KY, US 40205

    Earn your degree from an accredited university by taking all of your classes online. Sullivan University Online delivers high quality online degree programs in an e-Learning environment that allows... Read More

    Programs
    Nursing
    Practical Nursing Diploma

Concorde Career College-Aurora campus

Accredited by the Commission of Career Schools and Colleges and winner of the ACCSC School of Excellence Award, Concorde Career College-Aurora Campus received recognition for the 2010-2011 year. Concorde Career College offers a practical nursing diploma through its Aurora campus. Students can work at their own pace.

If you choose to enroll full-time, you can earn your degree in as little as 13 months. You can qualify for the license by taking the State Board Exam after completing the coursework. Live chat is available online and will let you ask whatever admissions or tuition questions you have.

111 Havana St,
Aurora, CO 80010, USA

Phone: 720-808-0455

University Of Phoenix

Popular for its online learning degrees, the University of Pheonix is fully accredited and offers on-campus, online, and hybrid nursing courses in RN-post graduate, bachelor’s degrees (BSN), and master’s degrees (MSN). Enrollment is available every five weeks and you can transfer credits from other universities or colleges. T

alk to a counselor to plan out your course of study and ensure that you are taking the courses required for your degree. Take as many or as few courses as you want. You should have a background in nursing practices to enroll in the RN-post graduate nursing programs. Financial aid may be available.

10004 Park Meadows Dr.
Lone Tree, CO, 80124-5453

Phone: 303.755.9090

Denver College of Nursing

Denver College offers an ADN training program which lets you earn an associates degree in nursing with a focus on didactic and clinical practices in as little as 6 quarters or one and a half years. This degree doesn’t require you to have any previous experience in the field and is great for high school grads or returning adults.

You can also work to earn a BSN degree on campus or enroll in an RN to BSN online program. A master’s of science in nursing degree track is also available but requires completion of a bachelor’s degree. Students receive various kinds of support throughout their enrollment, including tutoring and writing assistance.

1401 19th St,
Denver, CO 80202, USA

303-292-0015

The Independence Center CNA School

Winner of the People’s Choice for Gazette’s Best of the Springs Continuing and Technical Education Programs, the Independence Center is a nonprofit organization that trains people for working in in-home care. Students are trained to work with people with disabilities. The center is an advocate for individuals with disabilities and their civil rights. The center is approved by the Colorado State Board of Nursing and prides itself on its nursing training program. You can qualify to become a registered nurse, PA or MD. Graduates must renew their licenses periodically. The nursing assistant program is 104 hours and can be completed in 4 weeks.

729 S. Tejon St.,
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Phone: 719-471-8181

National American University in Colorado Springs

The university is a fully accredited school of nursing and offers both online and on-campus courses that are taught by experienced professionals in the field. While you can enroll in an LPN bridge program to BSN online, you can opt to take a nursing in clinical care track and earn a bachelor’s of science degree in nursing with a focus on foundational care on campus in Colorado Springs or Centennial, Colorado. Graduates who earn a bachelor’s degree can work in pediatrics, midwifery, and other on-demand health occupations in the state. You can choose part-time or full-time enrollment.

1915 Jamboree Dr,
Colorado Springs, CO 80920, USA

Phone: 719-590-8300

Board of Nursing Approved Nursing Schools

Colorado State University-Pueblo School of Nursing
Location: Pueblo, Colorado
Degree: BSN, MSN
Accreditation: NLNAC – National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Website: http://www.colostate-pueblo.edu

Mesa State College School of Nursing
Location: Grand Junction, Colorado
Degree: BSN
Accreditation: CCNE – Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Website: http://www.mesastate.edu

Metropolitan State College of Denver School of Nursing
Location: Denver, Colorado
Degree: BSN
Accreditation: NLNAC – National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Website: http://www.mscd.edu

Regis University School of Nursing
Location: Denver, Colorado
Degree: BSN, MSN
Accreditation: CCNE – Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Website: http://www.regis.edu

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs School of Nursing
Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Degree: BSN, MSN
Accreditation: CCNE – Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
and NLNAC – National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Website: http://www.uccs.edu

University of Colorado at Denver School of Nursing
Location: Denver, Colorado
Degree: BSN, MSN, PhD
Accreditation: CCNE – Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
and NLNAC – National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Website: http://www.uchsc.edu

University of Northern Colorado School of Nursing
Location: Greeley, Colorado
Degree: BSN, MSN, PhD
Accreditation: CCNE – Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Website: http://www.unco.edu