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

Our Practical Nursing "LPN" Program and RN Program are available at the Tampa campus with multiple start dates throughout the year.

The Tampa staff includes well trained and experienced instructors and administration from around the region that are dedicated to providing a comprehensive nursing education that can prepare you for a real-world career.
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*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.

91%

2023
NCLEX-RN
Pass Rate

95%

2023
NCLEX-PN
Pass Rate

**This cumulative rate represents all 1st-time testers. Individual results may vary. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results.

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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Practical Nursing:
LPN Program

Diploma in Nursing

The "LPN" program combines coursework with clinical practice to provide a well rounded nursing education.
 

Upcoming Start Dates:

Day

September 30, 2024

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Night classes are offered at select campuses. Learn more >>

September 3, 2024

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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:

Day

August 12, 2024

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Night classes are offered at select campuses. Learn more >>

August 12, 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:

Day

August 12, 2024

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Night classes are offered at select campuses. Learn more >>

August 12, 2024

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“The instructors at Jersey College are absolutely outstanding, they make it their mission to do everything in their power to pull out your very best potential.”

Grace C.

Tampa / LPN

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“As a student, I just want to tell you that there is no institution like Jersey College. This is the best place for excellence and accelerating yourself to a higher level and a higher purpose. It is an honor to be a graduate.”

Jessie A.

Tampa / Traditional RN

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“The school isn’t like your regular college where you’re just a number; you get to know everyone of your instructors as well as the Dean of students and the program chairs. All of them are completely dedicated to getting you through the program.”

Ryan M.

Tampa / LPN

A Schedule that Works for You

Evening classes are available for select programs!

Our flexible curricula are designed to support students with families and day jobs and provide the same quality nursing education in a night program that you’d receive during the day.

Learn About Evening Classes

 

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
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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
Two nursing students study together in a learning center on their Jersey College campus.

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 Tampa campus features:

  • 40,000 sq. ft. campus
  • 4,000 sq. ft. simulation lab
  • 9 classrooms
  • Student study rooms and lounge space

Tampa Campus

Jersey College

3625 Queen Palm Dr
Tampa, FL 33619

Hours:
Mon-Thurs: 7am-5pm
Fri: 7am-4pm

(813) 246-5111

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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    Jersey College's Tampa campus blends beautifully with its natural surroundings, offering a serene and inspiring setting for nursing students.

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    Nursing students in Tampa engage in a hands-on training session, learning essential lifesaving techniques under expert supervision.

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    Showcasing the lighter side of learning with a fun photo opportunity in the skills lab.

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    Students at Jersey College in Tampa enjoy a sunny study session outdoors, combining fresh air with focused learning.

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    The facilities foster close collaboration between instructors and students.

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    Our Tampa campus provides modern facilities like this computer lab, where students utilize technology to enhance their learning and clinical skills.

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    Engaged and focused, Jersey College students in Tampa participate in an interactive classroom session, gaining valuable knowledge for their nursing careers.

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

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Nursing
PROGRAMS

92%

2023 NCLEX®
PASS RATE**

10K+

number of 
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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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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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 Tampa campus is licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education, license number 3719. The Practical and Professional Nursing programs are licensed by the Florida Board of Nursing. Jersey College is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.

The Professional Nursing (Associate Degree) program at Jersey College at the Tampa campus located in Tampa, FL is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326, (404) 975-5000. The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Professional Nursing (Associate Degree) program is Continuing Accreditation. View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding the program at http://www.acenursing.com/accreditedprograms/programsearch.htm.

Student Stories & Campus News

Nursing School Resources

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