Mississippi University for Women’s College of Nursing and Health Science recently received two No. 1 rankings.

The W received a top score of 99.56 and was named the Best Nursing School in the state of Mississippi – ADN, BSN, MSN, according to RegisteredNursing.org. Niche also ranked The W as the No. 1 college for Nursing in the state.

“Mississippi University for Women is home to excellent nursing degree programs, including associate and bachelor’s degree routes,” RegisteredNursing.org said. “Nursing students learn to integrate clinical excellence with advanced practical concepts to advance the nursing profession. Students also get the benefits of a dedicated Nursing Learning Resource Center and the guidance of experienced faculty.”

According to RegisteredNursing.org, the state of Mississippi has an aging population that is starting to require more and more skilled registered nurses, which makes nursing education necessary, not only for those just starting out in the career but also for existing nurses looking to advance in the industry. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the average registered nurse in Mississippi makes an annual salary of approximately $56,980.

RegisteredNursing.org ranked the top 10 nursing schools in Mississippi by analyzing current and historical NCLEX-RN “pass rates”, or the percentage of graduates who pass the exam, out of the 23 RN programs in the state. Programs reviewed include schools that offer an Associate in Nursing (ADN/ASN), BSN, or Direct-Entry MSN Degree.

For more information on RegisteredNursing.org’s top nursing school rankings, see its Methodology Page (https://www.registerednursing.org/rn-ranking-methodology/).

RegisteredNursing.org’s goal is to promote excellence in nursing by providing future and current nurses with the education and employment resources they need to succeed.

Niche gave The W an overall grade of B, and it received four out of five stars based on 341 reviews.

Niche helps connect colleges and schools with students and families. With in-depth profiles on every school and college in America, over 140 million reviews and ratings and powerful search and data tools, Niche.com helps millions of students and families find and enroll in the right school for them. For schools, school districts and communities, Niche’s platform, data and services help thousands of schools recruit and enroll more best-fit students.

For more information about Niche’s rankings, go to: https://www.niche.com/colleges/search/best-colleges/s/mississippi/

Oct. 7, 2022
Contact: Adam Minichino
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About The W

Located in historic Columbus, Mississippi, The W was founded in 1884 as the first state-supported college for women in the United States. Today, the university is home to 2,227 students in more than 70 majors and concentrations and has educated men for 40 years. The university is nationally recognized for low student debt, diversity and social mobility which empowers students to BE BOLD.

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