Local and affordable, WCSU offers small class sizes and accessible faculty that help our students have high NCLEX pass rates. Our scores for students who pass on their first attempt range between 91 - 100%. At WCSU you’ll work toward your degree in person or online, learn from practicing professionals in evidence-based programs and enhance your skills in our nursing simulation labs.
Undergraduate, RN to BS, Masters and Doctoral Studies, allowing for a comprehensive interactive curriculum, engaged learners, emphasis on critical thinking and promoting professionalism in nursing practice.
Diverse students benefit from convenient & comprehensive programs
We welcome you to explore our nursing programs and see how WCSU helps you advance your career.
Our nursing faculty are experts in their fields, with advanced professional degrees from leading educational institutions, as well as specialty certification where appropriate. Our facilities include skills labs, a physical assessment lab, simulation rooms and simman patient simulators.
Our baccalaureate degree program in nursing; master’s degree program in nursing; Doctor of Nursing Practice program; and post-graduate APRN certificate program at Western Connecticut State University are all accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791. The Department of Nursing was accredited in 2018.