TURLOCK — Stanislaus State University’s accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is the best program in California according to the website TopRNtoBSN.com. The web site ranked the school’s program as tops in the state, No. 23 nationally and No. 2 in the Western Region. The University of Washington’s program was the only one ranked higher in the West by the web site.
The program was the only one in California ranked in the top 50 of accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs. Those are programs which focus on students who already earned a bachelor’s degree in another course of study.
The school’s program for students without a prior bachelor’s degree ranked fifth in California and No. 31 in the nation. UCLA and UC Irvine were also in the top 10.
The rankings were based on graduation rates, low student debt upon graduation and overall respect for the program as measured by admission selectivity.