Alcorn's School of Nursing ranks No. 1 on’s Top 25 list for HBCU nursing programs

The Cora S. Balmat School of Nursing at Alcorn State University receives more recognition for being a top institution.

The School ranks No. 1 on Nursing on’s Top 25 Historically Black Colleges & Universities Nursing Schools for 2020 list. The School offers a well-regarded associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees in nursing. The School also launched the University’s first doctorate program with its Doctor of Nursing Practice program. All degrees are accredited by the Accreditations Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). was formed to provide useful information and resources to those interested in the field of nursing. The website also provides information to help future nursing students make informed decisions about what nursing school and the job fits them.

President Felecia M. Nave expressed pride in the School’s continued success. She complimented the faculty and staff for equipping the students to have a bright future in nursing. 

“Alcorn’s School of Nursing is a premier school known for producing some of the nation’s best nurses in the field,” said Nave. “Our students find instant success in the job market upon earning nursing degrees because of their exceptional training and work ethic. The School’s faculty and staff are dedicated to preparing their students to have successful careers once they graduate.”

Nave also spoke about how students can pursue their educations at an affordable price. She applauds the School for providing an experience where students can focus on achieving their dreams.

“Our School of Nursing provides quality education at an affordable price. At Alcorn, part of our mission is to create a pathway for students to fulfill their dreams while maintaining focus. Becoming a nurse requires dedication, hard work, and, most importantly, a passion for helping others. To be a nurse is more than a job; it’s a calling. So, the University must do everything to ensure that our students are equipped for their careers.”

For more information about the nursing program, visit their page on the University website.