The Top Christian Nursing Colleges

Many of the top Christian universities in the nation include some of the best nursing programs. They add a spiritual aspect to the typically scientific study about nursing careers. Here is a list of the top Christian nursing colleges that offer a wide variety of degree programs.

California Baptist University

California Baptist University is located in Riverside, California. Its School of Nursing includes some of the best private Christian nursing programs in the nation. It offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, as well as a Master of Science in Nursing program. They also offer a program for students who are already working as Registered Nurses to earn their Bachelor’s Degree.

George Fox University

George Fox University is located in Newberg, Oregon. It was founded in 1885 and has been focused on providing a quality Christian education since then, especially through the staff made up of committed Christians. Their Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is one of the most successful in the country – 100 percent of their students last year passed the state licensing exam for nursing upon completion of the program. They aim to prepare their students for a successful career or to pursue further education.

Liberty University

Liberty University was established in 1971 in Lynchburg, Virginia. It is now the world’s largest Christian liberal arts university. The school also includes Liberty University Online, which is the largest private, non-profit online school in the country and has the same Christian foundation at the physical location of the university. The online school offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program intended for students who are already working as Registered Nurses, as well as a Master of Science in Nursing program with a focus on nurse educator career opportunities.

Huntington University

Huntington University is a private university located in Huntington, Indiana that focuses on providing a spiritual atmosphere. It has been ranked one of the top colleges in the country. The school’s nursing department offers a Bachelor of Science program. The nursing program is one of the newest program’s the school has put in place but has been accredited by the state as well as nationally.  All the nursing students are also welcome to be a part of the school’s Nursing Student Council, which aims to provide job opportunities to students and enhance communication between the students and the school.

Anderson University

Anderson University is located in Anderson, Indiana and focuses on providing a strong religious foundation. It was founded in 1917 and is one of the best colleges in the country. The university’s School of Nursing offers Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs for students right out of high school as well as those who already attended registered nursing schools. They also offer graduate nursing programs that grant a Master of Science in Nursing focused on either Administration or Education or a dual degree in Nursing and Business Administration.

Grand Canyon University

Grand Canyon is a private Christian university in Phoenix, Arizona that was founded in 1949. Its programs are accredited and have been recognized frequently for their combination of an excellent education and a focus on Christian ways. The university’s College of Nursing includes several Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs and programs that prepare students for a Master’s degree program. They also offer many graduate degree programs that grant Master of Science in Nursing degrees in many different specialties.

Washington Adventist University

Washington Adventist University is a private college located in Takoma Park, Maryland. It promotes itself as a Christ-centered institution and has focused on developing moral leadership qualities in its students since its establishment in 1904. The university’s School of Health Professions, Science, & Wellness offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program that students can complete in 4 years. The program aims to prepare students for a position in the nursing field or for studies in a graduate degree program.

Emory University

Emory University is located in Atlanta, Georgia. Both the school as a whole and its nursing program have been rated some of the top in the country. It hasn’t lost sight of its religious values since being founded in the 1830s. The nursing program offers a Bachelor of Science degree and also offers an accelerated Master of Science degree program to allow students to obtain an advanced nursing degree in a shorter period of time than usual. The nursing school also offers a Ph.D. program and degrees in other areas of the healthcare industry.

Loyola University

Loyola University, in Chicago, Illinois, offers a nursing program that has been called the second-highest in all Christian colleges. It’s known for incorporating a secular focus and strong sense of discipline into its challenging courses. The nursing school offers a Bachelor of Science in nursing for students without any degrees yet and an accelerated version of the program for students who have already obtained a Bachelor’s degree in another area of study. In addition, the university has a Master of Science degree program, a Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and a Ph.D. program.

Marquette University

Marquette University is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and was founded in 1881. The school’s College of Nursing has been ranked as one of the top in the county. It offers a Bachelor of Science program, Master of Science Program, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and Ph.D. program. They also offer joint degree programs for nursing students at the master’s degree level that want to earn a business degree too.