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College of Nursing

The MUSC College of Nursing has a long and distinguished history of 140 years preparing the finest professional nurses who care, cure, and create new knowledge in improving the health of individuals, families, and communities. We educate more than 600 students each year who earn baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees. We continue to change what’s possible in the lives of patients and actively shape the health care of tomorrow.


NCLEX 1st-time Pass Rate 2022


DNP program in the nation, US News ranking


Online RN-BSN program in the nation, US News ranking


ANCC pass rates for 2022

Explore Our Programs

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Uncover your calling in one of the country’s leading nursing schools. Our bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs are taught by skilled, research-helming educators and provide access to interprofessional and clinical opportunities found nowhere else in the state.

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What sets us apart?

Dedicated faculty, visionary leadership, an immersive curriculum, and incredible students, all committed to Changing What’s Possible.

I credit the tremendous growth I have experienced to the challenging coursework and understanding and experienced faculty.

Christopher Brown, DNP student

Christopher Brown, DNP student

The faculty’s dedication and enthusiasm let me know that teaching was more than a job; they were genuinely invested in helping me succeed.

Akeya Harold, DNP graduate

Akeya Harold, DNP graduate

Throughout my time in the program, I’ve had the opportunity to work with brilliant and supportive faculty who have helped me grow into a well-rounded nursing researcher.

Kylie Newsome, Ph.D. student

Kylie Newsome, Ph.D. student

The faculty, learning experiences and resources in the Accelerated BSN program are preparing me to have a future successful career as a nurse.

Jenny Nankoua, ABSN student

Jenny Nankoua ABSN student

The level of professionalism and personal attention you get from the nursing leaders at the College of Nursing is unparalleled and raises the bar on online education.

Krista Coppola, RN-BSN graduate

Krista Coppola, RN-BSN graduate
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