Practical Nursing Program Ranked #15 in Midwest

Rochester Community and Technical College is proud to announce its Practical Nursing program is ranked #15 in the Midwest for the year 2020 by RCTC was the only Practical Nursing program in Minnesota ranked in the top 15. RCTC’s Practical Nursing program was also ranked #1 amongst the 26 Minnesota colleges evaluated.

RCTC’s Associate Dean of Nursing, Susan Jansen, states “RCTC is very proud of our graduates, students, faculty and staff. We also thank our clinical partners for providing excellent learning opportunities and role modeling professional nursing practice.”

RCTC’s Practical Nursing program was one of 660 Practical Nursing programs evaluated in the Midwest region. Each program was evaluated based on NCLEX-PN exam pass rates and the numbers of students at each college taking this exam. The NCLEX-PN exam is used by state boards of nursing around the country for testing proficiency and granting practical nursing licensure (LPN). NCLEX-PN rates are one of the best ways to determine how well a school is preparing their students for a career in practical nursing. Rankings and methodology can be found at: The Nursing Process organization provides access to nursing education and career information based on state data.

You can learn more about RCTC’s PN Program here.