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School of Nursing

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The Colorado State University-Pueblo Nursing Program was established in 1964 and was recognized as a School of Nursing in January of 2017. The School of Nursing provides various opportunities for students looking to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or a Graduate Degrees: Masters of Science with a major in Nursing (MS) and/or Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP).

The mission of the School of Nursing is to prepare graduates for professional positions as safe, competent and caring nurses to meet the health care needs of diverse populations.

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"Save one life, you're a hero.  Save a hundred lives, you're a nurse." - Unknown

Registered Nursing Top Ranked Nursing Schools
CSU-Pueblo's School of Nursing BSN program is ranked #4 on's 2019 Best RN Programs in Colorado!
Ranking based on current and historical NCLEX-RN "pass rates" and received a score of 94.82.
Top Pick MSN-Family Nurse Practitioner 2019-20
CSU-Pueblo's AGACNP/FNP Graduate Nursing Program was named "Best Value Nursing Program" for 2019-20 by! did a deep dive into the tuition rates of every ACEN-accredited FNP program in the country to find top quality nursing schools in each state offering future family NPs the best value in a graduate program. The MS in Nursing AGACNP/FNP program at CSU-Pueblo School of Nursing came out as the clear winner in Colorado, earning a spot on the list of Best Value Family Nurse Practitioner Programs for 2019-20.


    The Nursing Department will:

    • Provide quality learning experiences for nursing students that prepare graduates for entry level baccalaureate nursing practice or advanced nursing practice in a culturally diverse community.
    • Provide multiple degree entry paths based on previous education and academic entrance criteria that support student achievement at a professional level.
    • Serve as a regional nursing education center for Southern Colorado, by collaborating with local and regional health care agencies to provide nursing programs.
    • Maintain educational excellence demonstrated by program status consistent with the Colorado Board of Nursing, national accrediting agency criteria and educational emphases on professional nursing standards.
    • Provide a supportive and caring learning environment to address the learning needs of a diverse student population.
    • Support role development responsive to the changing health care environment by redefining and maintaining competencies throughout one’s practice.


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    Accredited by:
    Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing and/or ACEN
    3343 Peachtree Road NE
    Suite 850
    Atlanta, GA 30326
    Phone: 404.975.5000
    Fax: 404.975.5020

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