Pennsylvania Registered Nursing Schools and Training Programs (RN Schools)

Career Information for Registered Nurses in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Registered Nurses in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Johnstown, Pittsburgh and Erie
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Reading, Lancaster and York
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Allentown

Salaries for Registered Nurses in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Philadelphia, Lancaster and Allentown

Schools for Registered Nurses in Pennsylvania are listed below.

Selected Registered Nursing Schools in Pennsylvania

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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: Master of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner, MS in Nursing, Master of Science - DNP Path (Doctor of Nursing Practice) , more...
  • Degrees: Master

A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.

  • Programs: Master of Science in Nursing - Nursing Administration
  • Degrees: Master

Baker College is proud to be the largest independent college in Michigan with the most focused approach to education and training available. With one of the highest graduate employment rates in the country, our mission is to help our students find meaningful employment.

  • Programs: Nursing (Post-licensure) - Bachelor, Nursing Administration - Master's
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

Nursing@Simmons, the innovative, online nursing degree program from Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences prepares Registered Nurses for the next stage of their careers.

You need to have a Bachelor’s degree and RN license to be qualified for this school.

  • Programs: MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Degrees: Master
Fortis Institute
Erie, Scranton

At Fortis Institute, you may get the skills and training you need to prepare for a career.

* Programs vary by location

* Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information

  • Programs: Practical Nursing
  • Degrees: Diploma

Work toward your degree online with University of Cincinnati Online.

  • Programs: Master of Science in Nursing - Adult-Gero Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse-Midwifery, Master of Science in Nursing - WomenÂ’s Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Degrees: Master

For over 35 years, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals. 

  • Programs: Master of Science in Nursing
  • Degrees: Master

Wilkes University’s School of Nursing offers CCNE-accredited online degrees and certificate programs ideal for working health care professionals, instructed by experienced, respected faculty dedicated to mentoring and personalized support for every student.

  • Programs: M.S. with Major in Nursing - Nursing Informatics, RN to BS, RN to MS - Nursing Informatics, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor, Doctorate

Earn your Master's degree online from Norwich University.

  • Programs: Master of Science in Nursing Online
  • Degrees: Master

Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Degrees: Bachelor
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More Pennsylvania Registered Nursing Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Bloomsburg Doctorate 8,745
Bucks County Community College Newtown Associate 9,649
Butler County Community College Butler Associate 3,656
California University of Pennsylvania California Masters 8,206
Carlow University Pittsburgh Doctorate 2,178
Cedar Crest College Allentown Masters 1,888
Clarion University of Pennsylvania Clarion Masters 6,795
Community College of Allegheny County Pittsburgh Associate 18,525
Community College of Beaver County Monaca Associate 3,194
Community College of Philadelphia Philadelphia Associate 17,334
DeSales University Center Valley Masters 2,898
Delaware County Community College Media Associate 10,816
Drexel University Philadelphia Doctorate 20,682
Duquesne University Pittsburgh Doctorate & First Professional 10,296
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania East Stroudsburg Masters 7,053
Eastern University Saint Davids Doctorate & First Professional 4,291
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Edinboro Masters 7,686
Gannon University Erie Doctorate 4,134
Harcum College Bryn Mawr Associate 947
Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg Harrisburg Associate 9,774
Holy Family University Philadelphia Masters 3,487
Immaculata University Immaculata Doctorate 4,057
Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus Indiana Doctorate 14,018
Keystone College La Plume Bachelor 1,796
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Kutztown Masters 10,295
La Roche College Pittsburgh Masters 1,499
La Salle University Philadelphia Doctorate 5,994
Lehigh Carbon Community College Schnecksville Associate 7,184
Lock Haven University Lock Haven Masters 5,241
Luzerne County Community College Nanticoke Associate 6,323
Mansfield University of Pennsylvania Mansfield Masters 3,338
Marywood University Scranton Doctorate 3,316
Mercyhurst College Erie Masters 4,253
Messiah College Grantham Bachelor 2,837
Millersville University of Pennsylvania Millersville Masters 8,306
Misericordia University Dallas Doctorate 2,355
Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus Blue Bell Associate 9,184
Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary Bethlehem Masters & First Professional 1,989
Mount Aloysius College Cresson Masters 1,595
Neumann College Aston Doctorate 3,084
Northampton County Area Community College Bethlehem Associate 7,912
Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences Pennsylvania Associate 680
Pennsylvania College of Technology Williamsport Bachelor 6,682
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus University Park Doctorate 43,252
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona Altoona Bachelor 4,034
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Fayette- Eberly Campus Uniontown Bachelor 1,119
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto Mont Alto Bachelor 1,204
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington Upper Burrell Bachelor 912
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Worthington Scranton Dunmore Bachelor 1,347
Reading Area Community College Reading Associate 4,682
Robert Morris University Moon Township Doctorate 5,055
Saint Francis University Loretto Doctorate 2,125
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Slippery Rock Doctorate 8,325
Temple University Philadelphia Doctorate & First Professional 34,696
Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia Doctorate & First Professional 2,924
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia Doctorate & First Professional 23,980
University of Pittsburgh-Bradford Bradford Bachelor 1,407
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh Doctorate 27,020
University of Pittsburgh-Titusville Titusville Associate 573
University of Scranton Scranton Doctorate 5,612
Villanova University Villanova Doctorate & First Professional 10,470
Waynesburg University Waynesburg Doctorate 2,462
West Chester University of Pennsylvania West Chester Masters 13,219
Westmoreland County Community College Youngwood Associate 6,239
Widener University-Harrisburg Campus Harrisburg Doctorate 521
Widener University-Main Campus Chester Doctorate 4,866
Wilkes University Wilkes-Barre Doctorate 5,114
York College Pennsylvania York Masters 5,720
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