25 Best Accelerated Nursing Programs of 2016

In Education, Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse
May 5, 2016


Are you looking to advance to the next level but need to do it fast? Here are the 25 best accelerated nursing programs of 2016.

Going to school can take years out of your life and can be a huge commitment, taking a toll on your wallet, health, and relationships. However, schools are coming around to the idea that not everyone has the time or the right circumstances to attend college in the traditional way and are making advancements every year to make opportunities available for everyone.

Both accelerated and online programs are fairly new, and many universities are still trying to find the right approach to effectively teaching their students the skills they need to know before going into the field. Luckily, some of most prestigious institutions in the U.S. are paving the way for this new method.

Below, you’ll find what we believe to be the best of the best in accelerated nursing programs. Click on any of the school logos below to be taken directly to the program’s page.

InstitutionLocationTime CommitmentCost
Johns Hopkins University - Accelerated Nursing ProgramsBaltimore, Maryland13 months$74,000
Duke UniversityDurham, North Carolina16 months$53,000
Roseman UniversityHenderson, Nevada15 months$58,000
Medical University of South CarolinaCharelston, South Carolina16 months$30,000 / $44,000
Quinnipiac UniversityHamden, Connecticut12 months$41,000
Simmons College BostonBoston, Massachusetts36 months$120,000
Michigan State UniversityEast Lansing, Michigan14 months$14,000 / $35,500
Gwynedd Mercy UniversityGywnedd Valley, Pennsylvania16 months$20,500
St Louis UniversitySt. Louis, Missiouri12 months$38,000
Concordia UniversityRiver Forest, Illinois15 months$48,000
UNMC Accelerated Nursing ProgramOmaha, Nebraska12 months$17,000 / $51,000
University of New England - Accelerated Nursing ProgramsBiddeford, Maine16 months$33,000
UMass Boston - Accelerated Nursing ProgramsBoston, Massachusetts15 months$30,000
Felician College - Accelerated Nursing ProgramsLodi, New Jersey19 months$30,000
George Washington University - Accelerated Nursing ProgramsWashington, D.C.15 months$55,000
Kent State University - Accelerated Nursing ProgramsKent Ohio24 months$40,000 / $72,000
Lewis University - Accelerated Nursing ProgramsRomeoville, Illinois24 months$38,400
LaSalle University - Accelerated Nursing ProgramsPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania13 months$23,000
Northeastern University - Accelerated Nursing ProgramsBoston, Massachusetts16 months$64,000
Valdosta State - Accelerated Nursing ProgramsValdosta, Georgia15 months$14,000 / $40,000
MidAmerican - Accelerated Nursing ProgramsOlathe, Kansas12 months$38,000
University of Wisconsin - Accelerated Nursing ProgramsOshkosh, Wisconsin12 months$41,500
Louisiana College - Accelerated Nursing ProgramsPineville, Louisiana24 months$25,000
Olivet Nazarene UniversityBourbonnais, Illinois16 months$54,000

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