- Courtesy of Margaret Beaty/Pikes Peak Community College
Two-year and four-year colleges are ranked based on first-time test takers' pass rates on the NCLEX-RN exam, required for a nursing license.
With an average pass rate of 98.9 percent, PPCC ranked above Colorado State University-Pueblo (No. 4), University of Northern Colorado (No. 5), University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus (No. 9), and Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences at UCCS (No 12).
Pikes Peak Community College offers an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing and is launching a Bachelor of Science in Nursing bridge program, which will allow registered nurses to obtain a bachelor's degree.