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Join a top 100 Nursing School* and live the NurseLife.
 

The Professional Nursing program at our hospital-affilaited campus educates and prepares students for entry level registered nursing positions in a variety of health care settings. The program consists of course work in nursing, science, general education, and clinical practice at select health care institutions.

The hospital-affilaited campus is an on-site Registered Nursing program through a partnership between Physicians Regional Medical Center and Jersey College.

 


*Jersey College is ranked as a top 100 College in the United States According to a reportby Georgetown University’ Center on Education and the Workforce, entitled “Ranking 4,500 Colleges by ROI (2022)”
for 15-year Net Present Value.

Nursing Programs

The mission of the Jersey College nursing programs is to ensure a pipeline of highly educated nurses are able to successfully join a health care team and contribute to meeting the total needs of the patient.

 

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Professional Nursing:
LPN to RN Bridge Program

Associate Degree in Nursing

This track is for students who are already licensed as LPNs and are working to further their careers.
 

Upcoming Start Dates:

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August 26, 2024

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Professional Nursing:
Traditional RN Program

Associate Degree in Nursing

The RN Program prepares students to become Registered Nurses. You'll receive theoretical and practical training as well as preparation for the NCLEX exam.

Upcoming Start Dates:

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August 26, 2024

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“Transitioning from LPN to RN has been a goal of mine for many years. I’m grateful I chose Jersey College; the teachers and staff provided a supportive environment, and their curriculum prepared me well to pass the NCLEX on my first attempt.”

Stefanie G.

Naples / Traditional RN

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“It will all pay off in the end. The amount of preparation Jersey College made available to me was more than I could ever imagine."

Alyssa S.

Jacksonville / Traditional RN

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“I graduated after being an LPN for 25 years and it was the best decision I ever made. I am now 3 courses away from my MSN in Nursing Education and Adult-Gerontology NP! Thank You Jersey College!”

Stephanie B.

Ewing / LPN to RN Bridge

Real World Nursing Training

Our affiliations with Physicians Regional Medical Center and other facilities can provide unique opportunities for hands-on clinical practice.

Learning in a hospital-affiliated environment can enhance the opportunity to work directly with patients and healthcare professionals. This is a critical step when preparing for a career in Nursing.

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Preparing You For a Career in Nursing
 

The dedicated team at Jersey College is here to support you with your career preparation,  interview tips, workshops and more.

Our programs provide both theoretical knowledge and practical skills you need to apply to join the nursing field. The curriculum and high-quality skills labs can give you the confidence to become the nurse you always dreamed of and the preparation you need to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX).

For more information, visit the our Nursing Programs page, or explore these resources:

 

Nurses answer the calling when the world needs us most. It's who we are.

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Explore Our Campus

Our space is designed to maximize your learning and provide an unforgettable nursing school experience.
 

Connected Classrooms
with modern learning technology
A nursing student uses state-of-the-art technology in a Jersey College classroom.
Skills Lab
for hands-on learning
High-quality simulation equipment in a Jersey College Sim Lab.
Learning Centers
Where Students can study, work & consult with faculty
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Our campus offers modern classrooms and practical facilities; career services for students and alumni; and workshops and counseling opportunities to assist you throughout your program.

The modern facilities allow you to learn and practice the processes and techniques necessary to prepare for excellence in the field. The campus provides modern learning technology with hands-on practice and facilities where students can spend time studying, working in groups, and consulting faculty. The Naples campus features:

  • 10,000 sq. ft. campus
  • 1,500 sq. ft. skills lab
  • 7 classrooms
  • Student study rooms and lounge space

Naples Campus

Jersey College

8340 Collier Blvd
Naples, FL 34114

Hours: M-F 7am-5pm

(239) 203-2700

We Are Jersey College

Nursing is not just a job, it’s a lifestyle, it’s a NurseLife. Nursing is about compassion, dedication, excellence, and drive. It’s what our students learn and what our faculty live and breath.  At Jersey College, we take great PRIDE in our institution and living of the NurseLife. 
 

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    Instructors at Jersey College's Naples campus deliver comprehensive lessons in a vibrant classroom setting, preparing students for successful nursing careers.

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    Nursing students in Naples gather with enthusiasm in their clinical skills lab, ready to take on the challenges of their education together.

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    A student in Naples engages with hands-on learning, perfecting her skills with a stethoscope in the clinical skills lab.

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At Jersey College, our instructors prepare you to live the NurseLife.

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2023 NCLEX®
PASS RATE**

10K+

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ALUMNI

*Jersey College is ranked as a top 100 College in the United States According to a report by Georgetown University’ Center on Education and the Workforce, entitled “Ranking 4,500 Colleges by ROI (2022)” for 15-year Net Present Value.
**This cumulative rate represents all 1st-time testers for both the Practical and Professional Nursing programs. Individual results may vary. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results.

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Ask A Student

Q: "What's it like using the Skills Labs?"

A: "Hands-on learning at its best. Glad we get to learn on mannequins that are like real people before we are out in the hospital with a live patient. My skills are great thanks to the sim lab. It also helped my confidence as a nurse."

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Other Frequently Asked Questions

Professional and Practical Nursing Programs FAQs

  • What is the difference between an ADN and a BSN?
  • What nursing roles do you qualify for with an associate’s degree?
  • Is an ADN different from an LPN?
  • Is an ADN the same as an RN?
  • What do I need to apply?
  • Are transfer credits accepted?
  • How long is the program?
  • When are exams scheduled?
  • Is Jersey College accredited?

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition

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Financial Aid

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Third-Party Financial Assistance Program

Students attending the Naples Campus are eligible to apply for a $10,000 grant from Physicians Regional Healthcare toward their nursing education. Students will be awarded up to $5,000 per year* for two years to cover their institutional charges. (One year is equal to three semesters of enrollment.)

Popular Resources

Jersey College offers financial aid for those who qualify. Several additional options are available:

  • Assistance programs through affiliations of select locations
  • Financial Aid Planners help you understand your options and apply
  • Federal financial aid
  • State and Private funding options*
  • Veterans’ benefits*

*Available at select campuses

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Accreditations & Licensure

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The Naples campus is licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education, license number 10258. The Professional Nursing program is licensed by the Florida Board of Nursing. Jersey College is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.

Effective March 8, 2023, the Professional Nursing (Associate Degree) Program at Jersey College at the Naples campus is a candidate for initial accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. This candidacy status expires on March 8, 2025.

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400

Atlanta, GA 30326

(404) 975-5000

http://www.acenursing.com/candidates/candidacy.asp

Note: Upon granting of initial accreditation by the ACEN Board of Commissioners, the effective date of initial accreditation is the date on which the nursing program was approved by the ACEN as a candidate program that concluded in the Board of Commissioners granting initial accreditation.

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