RN Programs in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico

Get your RN degree in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico - online & campus-based options available.

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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer Mayaguez 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 Mayaguez?

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

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 Mayaguez, Puerto Rico

Inter American University of Puerto Rico

  • Call Box 20,000 Aguadilla, PR 00605
    Programs: BSN, RN
    (787) 891-0925 ext 2422

Universidad Adventista De Las Antillas

  • PO Box 118 Mayaguez, PR 00681
    Programs: BSN, RN
    (787)834-9595 ext 2210

University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez

  • PO Box 9015 Mayaguez, PR 00681
    Programs: BSN, RN

Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico

  • PO Box 4050 Arecibo, PR 00614
    Programs: ADN, Nurse Anesthetist, Public Health Nursing, RN, RN to BSN

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Puerto Rico

  • 2250 Las Americas Avenue, Suite 513 Ponce, PR 00717
    Programs: BSN, MSN, RN

Colegio Universitario de San Juan

  • 180 Avenida Jose Oliver San Juan, PR 00918
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (787) 480-2430

Inter American University of Puerto Rico

  • PO Box 191293 San Juan, PR 00919
    Programs: ADN, BSN, RN

Universidad del Sagrado Corazon

  • PO Box 12383-Loiza Station San Juan, PR 00914
    Programs: BSN, RN

Universidad Metropolitana

  • PO Box 21150 San Juan, PR 00928
    Programs: ADN, BSN, MSN, Nursing Administration, RN

Universidad de Puerto Rico en Humacao

  • 100 Road 908 CUH Station Humacao, PR 00791
    Programs: ADN, BSN, RN