RN Programs in Fairfield, Connecticut

Get your RN degree in Fairfield, Connecticut - online & campus-based options available.

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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer Fairfield RN Programs?

RN programs (both campus-based & online RN courses) are medical training programs offered by universities, vocational or technical schools, and community or junior colleges. Some hospitals even offer registered nursing training as an RN diploma.

How do I become an licensed RN?

Each state sets its own RN licensure requirements. In order to earn your RN license, you must pass the NCLEX® examination. The NCLEX® is a comprehensive nursing exam that can only be taken by graduates of nursing programs approved by your state's board of nursing.

Do I need to complete an LPN program before I go to college to get an RN Degree?

No you don't need to complete LPN training before you can get your RN license. An accredited RN Associate Degree program takes 2 years. You can earn your RN Diploma in 3 years. (BSN - 4 years, RN to BSN degrees can be 2-3 years).

Are There Free Nursing Schools in Fairfield?

The education necessary to become an RN is valuable, and registered nurses make really good money in Connecticut. However, students can lower the cost of RN school with financial aid. There are numerous grants and nursing school scholarships in Connecticut. They might not make your RN degree free but it can at least be more affordable.

Contact one of the accredited nursing schools listed here to get information about the financial aid you qualify for. Find out more about online nursing schools in Connecticut.

RN Job Description

Registered nurses (RNs), regardless of specialty or work setting, treat patients, educate patients and the public about various medical conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients' family members. RNs record patients' medical histories and symptoms, help perform diagnostic tests and analyze results, operate medical machinery, administer treatment and medications, and help with patient follow-up and rehabilitation.

RN Schools Near You & Online Near Fairfield, Connecticut

Fairfield University

  • 1073 North Benson Road Fairfield, CT 06824
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, Clinical Nurse Leader, Nurse Anesthetist, RN, RN to BSN
    (203) 254-4000

Sacred Heart University

  • 5151 Park Avenue Fairfield, CT 06825
    Programs: BSN, Clinical Nurse Leader, DNP, Family Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner - certificate, Nursing Administration, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN
    (203) 371-7999

St Vincent’s College

  • 2800 Main Street Bridgeport, CT 06606
    Programs: ADN, CNA, Medical Assistant, Radiography, RN

Bridgeport Hospital

  • 267 Grant Street Bridgeport, CT 06610
    Programs: CNA, RN
    (203) 384-3000

Norwalk Community College

  • 188 Richards Avenue Norwalk, CT 06854
    Programs: ADN, CNA, Medical Assistant, RN
    (203) 857-7000

Western Connecticut State University

  • 181 White Street Danbury, CT 06810
    Programs: BSN, RN, RN to BSN

Southern Connecticut State University

  • 501 Crescent Street New Haven, CT 06515
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, Clinical Nurse Leader, Family Nurse Practitioner, RN, RN to BSN
    (203) 392-5200

Yale University

  • 500 College Street New Haven, CT 06511
    Programs: Accelerated MSN, BSN, DNP, Nursing Administration, Nursing PhD, Physician Assistant, RN
    (203) 432-2700

Quinnipiac University

  • 275 Mount Carmel Ave. Hamden, CT 06518
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, Physician Assistant, Radiography, RN
    (203) 582-8200

Gateway Community College

  • 88 Bassett Road North Haven, CT 06473
    Programs: ADN, Nuclear Medicine Tech, Radiation Therapy, Radiography, RN, Sonography
    (203) 285-2000

Naugatuck Valley Community College

  • 750 Chase Parkway Waterbury, CT 06708
    Programs: ADN, CNA, Radiography, RN
    (203) 575-8000

Saint Joseph College

  • 1678 Asylum Avenue West Hartford, CT 06117
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN
    (860) 232-4571

Capital Community Technical College

  • 950 Main Street Hartford, CT 06103
    Programs: ADN, CNA, EMT Paramedic, LPN, Radiography, RN
    (860) 906-5000

Goodwin College

  • One Riverside Drive East Hartford, CT 06118
    Programs: ADN, CNA, Medical Assistant, RN, RN to BSN
    (860) 528-4111

Three Rivers Community Technical College

  • 574 New London Turnpike Norwich, CT 06360
    Programs: ADN, CNA, RN
    (860) 886-0177

University of Connecticut

  • 231 Glenbrook Road Storrs, CT 06269
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, Clinical Nurse Leader, DNP, Nursing Administration, Nursing PhD, RN, RN to MSN
    (860) 486-3716