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NCMC Nursing Programs Rank Best in Missouri


September 23, 2021

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The North Central Missouri College associate’s degree in nursing (ADN) and licensed practical nursing (LPN) programs have been named on the 2021 list of best nursing programs in Missouri by Nursing Schools Almanac. Both the ADN and the LPN program earned the #3 spot out of those ranked. NCMC earned this top ten spot through a methodology including NCLEX-PN and NCLEX-RN pass rates. For more information about NCMC’s ADN ranking visit  and  for the PN ranking.

“We are excited to be ranked as one of the best nursing programs in Missouri by Nursing Schools Almanac,” said Kelly Claycomb, NCMC’s PN to ADN Nursing Program Director. North Central Missouri College is an excellent place to obtain a quality nursing education as noted by how successful our graduates have been. We are honored to be recognized for this award!”

Nursing Schools Almanac used several years of data to calculate each school’s NCLEX pass rate among first-time test takers, and then ranked schools accordingly. To learn more about Nursing Schools Almanac, visit

For more information about NCMC LPN programs, visit or contact the Nursing Department at (660) 359-3948 ext. 1316.