#1 Practical Nursing Program in North Carolina

The Gaston College Licensed Practical Nursing program has once again earned a number one ranking in North Carolina. NursingProcess.org placed Gaston College at the top of its list of Best LPN programs in the state for 2022.

In a Facebook posting, NursingProcess.org said, “We are happy to announce that Gaston College offers the Best LPN program in North Carolina. We evaluated 43 nursing schools in the state, and Gaston College, Dallas, scored the highest among all in our ranking methodology.” The College’s score was 98.19%.

The Gaston College LPN program was top-ranked in 2021 by PracticalNursing.org. Their website describes Gaston College as “a premier postsecondary educational resource…that promotes student success through a high-quality practical nursing diploma program that prepares future nurses for licensure and beyond.” 

2022 LPN GraduatesOn Tuesday, August 2, 48 Practical Nursing students were honored at a pinning ceremony that marked their completion of the program. Some of these graduates will be taking the licensure exam shortly and can begin working as Licensed Practical Nurses upon passing the exam.

“Being recognized again as having the best LPN program in the state is a tribute to the devotion of our faculty and staff and the commitment of our wonderful students,” said Leslie Pressley, Director of Nursing Programs. “We are so proud of our class of 2022 graduates and we know the education and training they received at Gaston College has prepared them for success in their chosen profession.”

Gaston College Nursing programs are nationally accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. For more info about our programs, visit gaston.edu/health-human-services/nursing-programs/.

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