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Penn State’s College of Nursing is one of the largest educators of pre-licensure students in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, with over 2000 undergraduate and graduate students on 13 campuses. Our College is positioned to lead the next generation of nurses and nurse scientists while enhancing the health of all people through quality care and education. To learn more about the College of Nursing, check out our printer-friendly fact sheet.

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A Message for our nursing community

Read about the college’s response to the events of January 6th and learn more about our upcoming accreditation visit.

The Pennsylvania State University College of Nursing will host a virtual accreditation visit by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) on January 27-29, 2021.

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