Ivy Tech Terre Haute nursing program ranked #1 in Indiana for associate degree programs
TERRE HAUTE – In September, Nursing Schools Almanac released its 2021 rankings of the best nursing programs in Indiana. Ivy Tech Community College’s Terre Haute campus was ranked first on the list of best associate degree in nursing programs and second on the list of best licensed practical nursing programs.
Ivy Tech Terre Haute students’ pass rate on the NCLEX-RN exam among first-time test-takers is 95.3%, from 2011-2020. Ivy Tech Terre Haute students’ pass rate on the NCLEX-PN exam among first-time test-takers is 99.3% from 2011-2020.
“The Ivy Tech School of Nursing holds students to the highest standards of clinical practice and patient care skills,” said Kim Cooper, dean of the School of Nursing. “Graduates are highly sought after upon graduation, and are well-prepared to serve our communities and healthcare employers in West Central Indiana, and beyond.”
“School of Nursing graduates often say they are eager to start work to ease the burden on current healthcare professionals,” continued Cooper. “Their deep commitment to the field will make an impact in patients’ lives and public health.”
There are more than 180 students currently enrolled in Associate of Science in Nursing programs and more than 25 Licensed Practical Nursing students. The School of Nursing graduates approximately 20 Licensed Practical Nursing and between 90 and 100 Associate of Science in Nursing students annually. All School of Nursing graduates complete clinical rotations encompassing various acute and long term locations in the Wabash Valley before graduating and entering the workforce.
Information about Ivy Tech’s Associate of Science in Nursing and Practical Nursing programs can be found at ivytech.edu/nursing. Ivy Tech Terre Haute also offers healthcare associate degrees in Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Healthcare Specialist, Medical Assisting, Medical Imaging, Medical Laboratory Technology, Paramedic Science, Respiratory Therapy, and Surgical Technology. Classes that start in October 2021 and January 2022 are open for registration at ivytech.edu/applynow.