RN Programs in Gary, Indiana

Get your RN degree in Gary, Indiana - online & campus-based options available.

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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer Gary 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 Gary?

The education necessary to become an RN is valuable, and registered nurses make really good money in Indiana. However, students can lower the cost of RN school with financial aid. There are numerous grants and nursing school scholarships in Indiana. 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 Indiana.

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 Gary, Indiana

Ivy Technical State College

  • 1440 East 35th Avenue Gary, IN 46409
    Programs: ADN, LPN, RN
    (219) 981-1111

Indiana University

  • 3400 Broadway Gary, IN 46408
    Programs: ADN, BSN, Health Information Management-Associate, Radiation Therapy, Radiography, RN
    (219) 980-6500

Purdue University-Calumet

  • 2200 169th Street Hammond, IN 46323
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, ADN, BSN, CNA, LPN to BSN, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN
    (219) 989-2400

Brown Mackie College

  • 1000 East 80th Place, Suite 205M Merrillville, IN 46410
    Programs: ADN, LPN, RN
    (219) 769-3321

Valparaiso University

  • 1100 Campus Drive South Valparaiso, IN 46383
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, ADN, BSN, BSN to DNP, DNP, Family Nurse Practitioner - certificate, LPN, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN

Ivy Technical State College

  • 3100 Ivy Tech Drive Valparaiso, IN 46383
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, RN
    (219) 464-8514

Purdue University

  • 1401 S. U.S. 421 Westville, IN 46391
    Programs: ADN, BSN, RN
    (219) 785-5200

Ancilla Domini College

  • 9601 Union Rd. Donaldson, IN 46513
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (574) 936-8898

Indiana University

  • 1700 Mishawaka Avenue South Bend, IN 46634
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, ADN, BSN, Radiography, RN, RN to BSN
    (574) 520-4872

Ivy Technical State College

  • 220 Dean Johnson Boulevard South Bend, IN 46601
    Programs: ADN, CNA, EMT Paramedic, LPN, Medical Assistant, RN
    (574) 289-7001

St Mary’s College

  • St Mary's College Notre Dame, IN 46556
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, RN
    (574) 284-4000

Bethel College

  • 1001 Bethel Circle Mishawaka, IN 46545
    Programs: ADN, BSN, MSN, RN, RN to BSN
    (574) 807-7000

Goshen College

  • 1700 South Main Street Goshen, IN 46526
    Programs: BSN, Clinical Nurse Leader, MSN, RN, RN to BSN
    (800) 348-7422

Purdue University

  • 504 Northwestern Avenue West Lafayette, IN 47907
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, BSN to DNP, DNP, MSN, RN
    (765) 494-4636

Ivy Technical State College

  • 3101 S. Creasy Ln. Lafayette, IN 47905
    Programs: ADN, LPN, Medical Assistant, RN
    (765) 269-5000

St Elizabeth Health

  • 1701 South Creasy Lane Lafayette, IN 47905
    Programs: RN
    (765) 502-4000

Ivy Technical State College

  • 1942 East North Street Kokomo, IN 46901
    Programs: ADN, CNA, EMT Paramedic, LPN, Medical Assistant, RN
    (765) 454-5112