Nursing program tops ratings

For Immediate Release:  May 3, 2016

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University’s nursing program has been rated first in the commonwealth and 60th in the nation by CollegeAtlas.org. The rating, based on data from the 2013-14 academic year, considered affordability, academic quality, accessibility and pass rates on the board exam.

The rating places BU’s nursing program above seven sister institutions in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education: Indiana University of Pennsylvania, second; East Stroudsburg, fifth; Edinboro, ninth; West Chester, 11th; Mansfield, 18th; Lock Haven, 20th; and Clarion, 24th.

For nearly a decade, CollegeAtlas.org has provided up-to-date information about college and higher education opportunities to help prospective students make informed choices about universities, degrees and academic programs.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 10,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.