Nursing School

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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga School of Nursing RN (registered nurse) program has been ranked as the best nursing program in the state of Tennessee

The UTC school of nursing scored a 97.92 out of 100 on’s assessment of 47 nursing schools in Tennessee.

The nursing programs were analyzed on several factors, including NCLEX-RN (National Council Licensure Examination), which are standardized tests that are required to pass to  become a RN.

As stated on’s webpage of “2023 Best RN Programs in Tennessee”:

“The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - School of Nursing's BSN program aspires to educate nurses who embrace diversity, inclusion, and foster change in the field. Graduates are known for being innovators in patient care.”

Per the “About the School of Nursing” webpage on, since its founding, the UTC school of nursing has been actively engaged in providing quality nursing education to its students, and  placing emphasis on inspiring positive change and improving the future of nursing.

And because of the dedication of students and faculty in the program, testing scores are remarkably high, making students highly desired among employers upon completion of the program.

Students that are interested in UTC’s nursing program are encouraged to contact the nursing advisor at for more information.


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