Nursing Schools in Louisiana
104 University Circle, Lafayette, LA 70503, (377) 482-1000
The mission of the College of Nursing and Allied Health Professions is to prepare graduates who are able to assume
leadership roles in the advancement of the practice of nursing, dietetics and dental hygiene. The faculty aims to prepare
graduates who are responsive to the needs of culturally diverse consumers of health care. The College is committed to
generating collaborative relationships with professional and technical colleagues and consumers to promote health and
prevent disease. The College strives to articulate this mission through the provision of excellent undergraduate
education, and through active participation in community service, research, and other scholarly activities.
3820 J Bennett Johnston Ave, Lake Charles, LA 70616, (337) 491-2698
The Practical Nursing program is designed to prepare the student to become a Licensed Practical Nurse. The program
consists of both classroom instruction and supervised clinical activities in accredited hospitals, nursing homes, and
other health care agencies. The program content has been developed utilizing the Administrative Rules for the Louisiana
State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners (LSBPNE). The Nursing program incorporates the concepts of holistic nursing,
hierarchy of needs, stress and adaptation, creative problem-solving, and psychosocial development.
College Ave, Natchitoches, LA 71497-0002, (318) 357-6011
Northwestern State University admitted their first baccalaureate Nursing students in 1949. Over the past six decades, more
than seven thousand students have received degrees from the NSU College of Nursing, making it the oldest state supported
nursing program in Louisiana. The nursing degrees offered are ASN, BSN and MSN. The university offers also bridge programs
– LPN to ASN and RN to BSN.
906 E 1st St Thibodaux, LA 70301, (985) 446-8111
The faculty in Nicholls are dedicated, love to teach and are committed to preparing the next generation of excellent
nurses and allied health professionals. They have impressive clinical backgrounds, commitment to sharing the latest
advances in their profession and a deep respect for students, demonstrated by embracing the the college’s core values for
diversity, excellence, integrity, respectfulness, responsibility, caring, professionalism, and safety.
4014 LaSalle St., Monroe, LA 71203-3613, (866) 500-5322
The mission of the Associate of Science in Nursing at Louisiana Delta Community College is to offer an effective and
efficient program of study that produces competent and safe entry-level graduates prepared to function within the roles of
an associate degree nurse. Upon completion of the program, graduates will have the preparation necessary to apply to take
the National Council Licensure Exam for Registered Nurses (NCLEX–RN).
42353 Deluxe Plaza, Suite 16, Hammond, LA 70403 (985) 419-2050
Compass Career college is an open-admission, state approved proprietary school of vocational learning concentrating in the
fields of Allied Health, Practical Nursing, and Cosmetology. The college is dedicated to providing the highest quality
career training, and an atmosphere of encouragement and development of moral and ethical values preparing the students for
entry into the work force. The College’s mission statement is to meet the needs of the South Louisiana community and its
citizens by providing a positive environment for students’ growth and development in their vocational training.
3616 North Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70806, (225) 387-7623
The Baton Rouge General's School of Nursing is dedicated to helping students become highly skilled RN's. They focus on
the latest treatment techniques, technologies and holistic care in a world where nurses are some of the most valuable
professionals. The school is accredited by the National League of Nursing Accreditation Committee and approved by the
Louisiana State Board of Nursing. In 2007, it ranked #1 in the U.S. out of 818 schools nationwide for the percentage of
graduates passing the national licensing exam for registered nurses (NCLEX-RN).
8100 71 South, Alexandria, LA 71302-9121, (318) 445-3672
The Department of Nursing in the Louisiana State University at Alexandria provides nursing provides education to meet
community needs. The nursing program is committed to providing high quality nursing education to develop nurses who use
critical thinking to solve problems; who appreciate diversity; who demonstrate high standards of professional practice;
and who are caring, informed, accountable, creative and articulate decision-makers. The courses offered lead to the
Associate in Nursing (ADN program) and the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-to-BSN program). Individuals who already
hold the LPN credential are encouraged to apply to the accelerated LPN-to-ADN transition program.
433 Bolivar St, New Orleans, LA 70112-2223, (504) 568-4808
The mission of LSUHSC School of Nursing is to provide local, national, and international leadership in the education of
professional nurses to function as generalists, advanced practitioners, educators, scholars, and researchers who shape the
delivery of nursing practice and education. The schools offers a variety of academic programs, starting from BSN programs
(for new students or for students switching after graduating with a different degree), through MSN and Doctorate of
Nursing programs, including also various bridge programs.
548 Western Ave., Hammond, LA 70402, (985) 549-2000
Southeastern’s School of Nursing prepares graduates for a professional career in nursing. Established in 1963, the program
has over 1800 majors and annually graduates approximately 140 undergraduates and 15 to 20 masters level nurses in
functional areas such as nurse educator, administrator and nurse practitioner. The graduate program is offered as part of
an intercollegiate consortium. The baccalaureate and graduate programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate
Nursing Education (CCNE).