25 Best Associate Degrees in Nursing (ADN) 2020
These are the top 25 schools for an associate degree in nursing, based on median salary one year after graduation. Students who graduated with an associate degree in nursing from Yuba College have the highest median salary, at $97,900. The lowest median student debt on the list is $3,500, at Fresno City College. In many states, an associate degree in nursing qualifies students to apply for RN licensure, though it is becoming increasingly common for registered nurses to attain a bachelor's degree in nursing first. Most of the colleges on this list are located in California, which has the nation's highest salaries for RNs.
2020 Best Colleges Highlights
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