My daughter looking for BSN colleges in Massachusetts.
She is in 11th now, can someone help me BSN colleges info.
When we search in Google every college got good NCLEX rate I’m confusing. (We got one year time just started understanding)
how we know which college link to which hospital for clinicals.
I can’t put the link because it filters out Niche with the dot com- but google best colleges for nursing in massachusetts + niche and there’s a list to start which is:
Mass College of Health and Pharmacy
College of our Lady of the Elms
and goes longer
why just mass? If it’s money, depending on stats, she can find it in many states and in New England you have a tuition exchange, etc.
Thank you for the reply. We are open for the New England area and as well East Coast. we are worried about of state tuition fee is very high. How does the tuition exchange work for MA students? any idea?
Looks like Western Connectictut.
What you really need to do is post her #s - her GPA (weighted, unweighted). Her SAT if she has. Her ECs. If she’s a stellar student, you’d be amazed at the merit at schools like Arizona, Arizona State, Arkansas, Ole Miss, Miss State, Florida State, Miami Ohio, South Carolina, and more.
There are threads on here about nursing - some say you want to find schools that are direct admit vs. transfer in. You can get a list of direct admit programs…I put below.
Others say to find a program that has clinicals nearby so you don’t have to go far - so to find a school where you sort of have a one stop shop - like Pitt.
Thanks. (Lot of good info)
How about Drexel university / UMASS Boston/Lowell?
UMASS BOSTON showing link to many hospitals also it is in Boston.
I’m not a nurse…but I will say…if cost is an issue, look at all options that are affordable in your state. This can include getting a Associates Degree in Nursing at a community college…then getting a job and working towards a BSN while working.
Tuition exchange in New England only applies if your major is not available in state. You will not get instate rates outside of MA for nursing, except for University of Maine which has tuition match.
I’m not an expert on nursing schools, but as a MA parent I’ve always wondered why people go to expensive schools like BC for nursing. I would consider saving your money and going to Worcester State (or whatever other state school works for you).
The list I sent showed western ct. if i pulled it up right.
We are also thinking State schools.
Some people are telling if we go private school starting salaries are better than private.
Other way we are paying lot.
Not sure any difference on teaching staff (Private and Public).
Again you’ve provided no stats. You can sometimes find OOS publics or even private for less. Depends on your stats and financial position.
They are telling you that employers pay private school graduates more than public school graduates…in nursing?
I don’t believe that.
A critical care nurse makes more money than an elementary school nurse (in the same city-- an elementary school nurse in NY might make more money than a critical care nurse in a rural area with a low cost of living. A nursing supervisor in a large hospital makes more money than a nurse in private pediatric practice.
You should explore the many resources to understand compensation bands and trends in nursing and not believe what “some people” are telling you. All the data is out there.