Carolinas College of Health Sciences, Saint Paul College and Southwest Wisconsin Technical College are three schools with good ratings that offer associate degrees in nursing as of 2015. All were accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, which changed its name in 2013 to the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.
Carolinas College of Health Sciences in Charlotte, North Carolina, provides its student nurses with experience in a variety of clinical settings. Ninety-five percent of students who graduate from the two-year registered nursing program pass the nurse licensing exam on the first try.
Saint Paul College in Saint Paul, Minnesota, offers an associate degree program for registered nursing in association with Minneapolis Community and Technical College. It also offers a licensed practical nursing program. Saint Paul College has a culture of inclusive diversity. Students can attend the registered nursing program year-round. Students in the practical nursing program may attend part or full time.
The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, Pennsylvania, has both a two-year associate degree program and a four-year program leading to a bachelor's degree in nursing. It is one of the top schools in the Northeast and is a Best Value College. The University of Pittsburgh is one of the top public research universities in the country.