Admissions Info for Top Florida Nursing Schools

Below are admission information for top Florida nursing schools.  Keep in mind that many of the nursing programs in this state are highly competitive when it comes to admissions. There is simply not enough space for all of the many applicants that are out there. Some schools have long waiting lists before entry into the nursing program  Nevertheless, there are many programs to apply to. Those who have a low GPA might want to consider one of the direct entry RN programs at a private nursing school instead.

If you have not started taking nursing school prerequisite courses, browse through this list of the best Florida nursing schools and start taking prerequisite courses that are common to all of the schools you are considering. Make sure you shoot for a grade of “A” in all courses, especially the science courses. It’s very competitive in Florida with too many pre-nursing students and not enough spots. Good luck with your journey to become a nurse.

Florida State College / University / Community College

Broward College – Fort Lauderdale, FL

Florida Atlantic University ABSN – Boca Raton, FL

FSCJ / FSCC Florida State College at Jacksonville – Jacksonville, FL

Hillsborough Community College HCC – Tampa, FL

Miami Dade College – Miami, FL

PBSC / PBCC (Palm Beach State College) – Lake Worth, FL and Belle Glade, FL

Valencia Community College – Orlando, FL

UCF – University of Central Florida – Orlando, Cocoa, and Daytona

University of Florida Accelerated BSN – Gainesville, FL

University of North Florida Accelerated BSN – Jacksonville, FL

University of South Florida Second Degree Accelerated BSN – Tampa, FL

Private Nursing School

Concorde Career College RN and LVN Programs – Tampa, Jacksonville, and Miramar

Keiser University RN Nursing Program – various campuses in Florida

NOVA Southeastern University – Fort Lauderdale, FL and Fort Meyers, FL

Remington College Accelerated BSN – Lake Mary, FL

University of Miami Accelerated BSN – Miami, FL

List of All Accredited RN Programs in Florida