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Registered Nurse Program

Snow College RN program is a 1 plus 1 nursing program. Students will first receive a Practical Nursing Certificate. Students then enter the PN-RN program where they receive an Associate of Science in nursing which allows them to take the RN-NCLEX exam.

Acceptance into the PN-RN program is based off of a point system. You can find the application in the RN Packet. We can accept up to 50 students; all 50 students are filled from the same application pool. Current Snow College LPN students will have the opportunity to transfer directly into the PN-RN program if all qualifications are met; an application is still required for those who are interested in transferring to ensure qualifications. Students must submit a PN-RN application by the March 1st deadline.

Classes will be held at the Snow College Richfield Campus and Ephraim Campus. Caring instructors teach concurrently by live instruction and video conferencing, allowing students from both campuses to participate in all lectures and discussions. Students are required to travel occasionally to meet as a group at one campus for labs and other activities.

Snow College’s RN program is fully accredited from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing Inc. (ACEN).

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
(404) 975-5000


Associate Degree of Nursing Mission Statement 

The mission statement for the Associate Degree of Nursing program is three fold:

  1. To educate students in the registered nurse role to be competent, caring nurses.
  2. Inspire students to commit to innovative lifelong learning.
  3. Encourage students to serve the community and the patients they care for.

Core Theme #1: Tradition of Excellence 

Goal: Nursing staff will educate students in the history of nursing and the advances of medicine that will empower students to achieve RN licensure and job placement in the medical field.

Core Theme #2: Culture of Innovation 

Goal: Nursing Staff will encourage students to use innovative initiatives that will encourage critical thinking and a desire for life-long learning. 

Core Them #3: Atmosphere of Engagement 

Goal: Nursing staff will create opportunities locally or globally, to engage students in service to the surrounding community and their patients.


  2017 2018 2019
NCLEX Pass Rate: 50% 61.2% 91.4%
Job Placement: 74% 79% 88%
Graduation: 87% 94% 100%