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Colorado RN Programs

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.

Additional Resources

On-Campus & Online RN Schools

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 discussion forums 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.

Colorado RN Resources on NurseGroups.com

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

Colorado Nurses Association

Other CO Schools with RN Programs

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