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RN Programs in Colorado

There are many RN programs in Colorado that students can choose to take. Nursing programs can last between two and four years based on their complexity, but they all lead to jobs within the field of nursing. Registered nurses are often responsible for patient care, documentation, organization, and assisting physicians in general.

The amount of money a person can earn in registered nursing is based on many different factors. For instance, some parts of the country have higher standards of living and thus offer more money for the RNs in the area. A nurse may also earn more money if he or she has more experience in the industry than someone else.

Becoming an RN by Examination in Colorado

In order to become an RN by examination in Colorado, an individual must submit:

  • A completed application
  • The application processing fee
  • Documentation of any name change if the individual has changed his or her name
  • A completed Affidavit of Eligibility
  • Proof that he or she graduated from one of the following:
  • A traditional nursing program
  • A non-traditional program (He or she must also have completed the Student Permit application process)
  • A foreign nursing program (He or she must also submit the CES credentials review "Professional Report" from the CGFNS.) Then he or she must register for the NCLEX with Pearson VUE.

Becoming an RN by Endorsement in Colorado

In order to become an RN by endorsement in Colorado, an individual must submit:

  • A completed application
  • The application processing fee
  • Documentation of any name change if the individual has changed his or her name
  • Verification of being licensed in another US state

Individuals must also create an online Health Professions Profile regardless of whether they are becoming an RN through examination or endorsement.

Reinstating an RN License

If an individual wants to reinstate his or her RN license, he or she must submit:

  • A completed application
  • The application processing fee
  • Documentation of any name change if the individual has changed his or her name
  • A completed Affidavit of Eligibility

He or she must also create an online Health Professions Profile regardless of whether they are becoming an RN through examination or endorsement.

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The Best RN Schools in Colorado

By offering the most complete directory of nursing schools, NurseGroups.com helps Colorado residents find the best local RN programs, as well as the best online RN schools whose accreditation is accepted by the Colorado Board of Nursing.

Why Online RN Classes?

Being a registered nurse is a great career. But many working adults who want to become an registered nurse have an extremely busy schedule - balancing a full-time job, family commitments and other personal responsibilities. The traditional classroom setting offered by most local nursing schools doesn't offer the same flexibility as taking their RN classes online.

Online nursing programs allow each student to fit their education into his or her already busy schedule. Online students can participate in "classroom" discussions and take exams when it's convenient for them. RN nursing students can access their virtual classroom 24 hours per day / seven days per week.

Also, taking RN courses online saves students even more time, as online students don't need to commute to school. Online schools enable busy people to get an RN degree, without interfering with their current professional and personal life.


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Colorado Board of Nursing
1560 Broadway, Suite 880
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: (303) 894-2430
Fax: (303) 894-2821

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Other Schools with RN Programs in Colorado

Concorde Career Institute
111 Havana Street
Aurora, CO 80010
Platt College
3100 South Parker Road
Aurora, CO 80014
Pueblo Community College - Fremont Center
51320 W Highway 50
Canon City, CO 81212
Pikes Peak Community College
5675 S. Academy Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Pueblo Community College Southwest Center
60 Cactus Street Suite 1
Cortez, CO 81321
Colorado Northwestern Community College
50 College Dr.
Craig, CO 81625
Community College of Denver
1111 West Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80217
Denver School of Nursing
1401 19th Street
Denver, CO 80202
Metropolitan State College of Denver
Speer Blvd. and Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80217
Regis University
3333 Regis Boulevard
Denver, CO 80221
University of Colorado Denver
1250 14th Street
Denver, CO 80217
Front Range Community College - Larimer County Campus
4616 S Shields St.
Ft Collins, CO 80526
Morgan Community College
920 Barlow Rd.
Ft Morgan, CO 80701
Colorado Mountain College
831 Grand Avenue
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
Mesa State College
1100 North Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501
Aims Community College
5401 West 20th Street
Greeley, CO 80634
University of Northern Colorado
1862 10th Avenue
Greeley, CO 80639
Otero Junior College
1802 Colorado Ave.
La Junta, CO 81050
Lamar Community College
2401 South Main Street
Lamar, CO 81052
Arapahoe Community College
5900 South Santa Fe Drive
Littleton, CO 80120
University of Phoenix
10004 Park Meadows Drive
Lone Tree, CO 80124
Front Range Community College - Boulder Campus
2190 Miller Drive
Longmont, CO 80501
Colorado State University
2200 Bonforte Boulevard
Pueblo, CO 81001
Pueblo Community College
900 W. Orman Ave
Pueblo, CO 81004
Northeastern Junior College
100 College Avenue
Sterling, CO 80751
Trinidad State Junior College
600 Prospect Street
Trinidad, CO 81082
Front Range Community College
3645 West 112th Avenue
Westminster, CO 80031

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