The students aiming to obtain nursing education in New Hampshire have the option of attending various nursing schools, community college, technical colleges and university campus for their nursing studies. These NH schools and colleges offer ADN/LVN, BSN, MSN, Doctoral, Masters, Specialty, Accelerated Programs and PhD to aspiring students. If you are willing to obtain second degree along with your BSN or MSN, these schools also provide your second degree.
Most of the Nursing Schools in NH are located around metropolitan cities such as Portsmouth, Nashua Metropolitan Division, Keene, Rochester – Dover, Concord, Claremont and others. University of New Hampshire in Durham, Riviera College in Nashua, St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua, Saint Anselm College and Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences are few major schools and colleges that can be attended by you for your nursing education.
The nursing schools, colleges and university in NH also have certain prerequisites to get admission into the school. A student willing to get enrolled in any specific programs is required to meet certain pre requisites of the school, such as appearing for the Entrance test, completion of certain pre admission courses, possession of high school diploma or GED, required SAT scores and others.
The students have the option of appearing for both campuses based day, evening, full time or part time classes. For the working professionals, there are online program classes offered by both the campus based colleges and other online schools. But, any student enrolling for these online classes or any programs offered by the campus based school must see that these programs are accredited through national accrediting commissions, either by National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. New Hampshire State Board of Nursing must also grant the approvals to the nursing schools and their degree programs.
The students willing to pursue their nursing education in NH but unable to do so due to their financial constraints can apply for various scholarships, loans funds and grants offered by state and federal agencies, private organizations and individuals.