RNCareers.org, a leading nursing education resource, recognizes Alcorn State University as one of the best nursing schools in Mississippi. This accolade further cements the university’s reputation as a nationally recognized Nursing School of Distinction.

“I am elated that we were voted one of the best schools in Mississippi,” said Dr. Shirley Evers-Manly, dean of the Cora S. Balmat School of Nursing at Alcorn. “The most thrilling factor about this acknowledgement is that it is supported by our outstanding faculty, current students and alumni. As Dean of the only HBCU Nursing School in Mississippi, to me, this recognition signifies that we are performing well to prepare our students to succeed as future nurse leaders.”

Each year, RNCareers.org evaluates over 1,700 nursing schools to compile its merit-based rankings. Factors include program accreditation, tuition costs, academic excellence, faculty qualifications, student satisfaction, program offerings, career outcomes, and school reputation.

“Alcorn State University has long been recognized for its commitment to excellence in nursing education. The institution’s rigorous curriculum, state-of-the-art facilities, and dedicated faculty ensure that nursing students receive the highest quality education and training in California and the nation. Their graduates are well-prepared to make significant contributions to the healthcare profession. This recognition by RNCareers.org underscores the university’s unwavering dedication to preparing its students for successful careers in the healthcare profession,” said Jeff Morrow, Publisher at RNCareers.org.

RNCareers.org is independently managed by a team of nurse educators, nurse practitioners, RNs, and LPNs, and has been a leading, go-to resource for nursing education for more than 12 years. The online resource provides comprehensive information on nursing programs, career pathways, licensing requirements, and job opportunities across the United States. Students can find detailed rankings of nursing schools, advice on how to become a nurse, guides on more than 100 nursing specializations, and a wealth of resources for nursing students and professionals.