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RN Programs in Colorado

RN Programs in Colorado

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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 CGFNSThen 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

Concorde Career Institute

Platt College

  • 3100 South Parker Road
    Aurora, CO 80014
    Programs: BSN, RN

Pueblo Community College

Pikes Peak Community College

Pueblo Community College

  • 60 Cactus Street Suite 1
    Cortez, CO 81321
    Programs: ADN, RN

Colorado Northwestern Community College

Denver School of Nursing

Metropolitan State College of Denver

Regis University

Front Range Community College

Morgan Community College

Colorado Mountain College

Colorado Mesa University

Aims Community College

Otero Junior College

Lamar Community College

Arapahoe Community College

University of Phoenix

Front Range Community College

Colorado State University

Pueblo Community College

Northeastern Junior College

Trinidad State Junior College

Front Range Community College

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