This may depend on an individuals time and financial status. There are many accredited nursing programs.
Some may want to be at universities that also have medical schools. Those may not be located close to where a student lives. The advantage of the universities with medical schools is the opportunity to see more complex cases and work with physicians in training. But costs associated with those schools or moving away from home may be higher
Staying closer to home or going to school part time can still provide a good nursing education at smaller private colleges.
Students with limited financial means may start with an LPN or Associate degree and begin to work was they go on to get their BS in nursing.
Introverts may prefer a smaller college and extroverts may thrive at a larger school.
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- Checking out your opportunities and touring your top choices can help you make the best decision for your education.