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Ep163: Should I Attend a Public or Private Nursing School?

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Deciding whether or not to attend a private nursing school can be a hard decision for many nurses.  In fact, with some public nursing schools having wait lists YEARS long it can seem impossible to ever achieve your dream UNLESS you attend a private school.

I actually attended a private nursing school myself and ($40,000) later I am a practicing RN.

4 Tips to Evaluate Private Nursing Schools

  • Accredidation
  • NCLEX Pass Rates
  • Recognition
  • Cost

If you can find a program that meets these 4 points . . . GO FOR IT!

Date Published - Jan 8, 2016
Date Modified - May 13, 2016

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.