ADN Programs in Colorado

Earn an Associates Degree in Nursing in Colorado

Are you the type of person who enjoys helping others and would love to make a difference in their lives? If so, why not consider a career in registered nursing? Colorado is a great place to begin a nursing career, and as a registered nurse (RN), with an associate degree in nursing, or ADN, you can expect an average salary of nearly $67,000 per year! This figure was obtained from and is current as of the beginning of January 2017.

ADN programs in Colorado combine traditional classroom instruction with clinical skills training to provide you with all of the knowledge and skills you need to work as a registered nurse. In most cases, approved ADN programs last two years. Depending on the institution you choose for your training, you may also need to pass a nursing program entrance exam before being admitted to the school's ADN program.

Before you can obtain employment as an ADN in Colorado, you must apply for a Colorado state nursing license. You can do this by first passing the National Council of State Boards of Nursing licensing exam for RNs.

The 23 Best ADN Schools in Colorado

Listed below are some of the finest schools that offer ADN programs in Colorado. These have been approved by the Colorado State Board of Nursing.

  1. Adams State College

    208 Edgemont Blvd, Alamosa, CO 81101

  2. Aims Community College

    5401 W. 20th St., Greeley, CO 80632

  3. Arapahoe Community College

    5900 S. Santa Fe Dr., Littleton, CO 80160

  4. Colorado Mountain College

    802 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs, CO 81601

  5. Colorado Northwestern Community College

    500 Kennedy Drive, Rangely, CO 81648

  6. Colorado State University

    2200 Bonforte Blvd, Pueblo, CO 81001

  7. Colorado Technical University

    4435 N Chestnut Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80907

  8. Community College of Denver

    1111 W. Colfax Ave., Denver, CO 80204

  9. Front Range Community College

    3645 W 112th Ave, Westminster, CO 80031

  10. Lamar Community College

    2401 S Main St, Lamar, CO 81052

  11. Metropolitan State College of Denver

    Speer Blvd and Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80217

  12. Morgan Community College

    920 Barlow Road, Fort Morgan, CO 80701

  13. Northeastern Junior College

    100 College Avenue, Sterling, CO 80751

  14. Otero Junior College

    1802 Colorado Ave, La Junta, CO 81050

  15. Pikes Peak Community College

    5675 S Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906

  16. Pueblo Community College

    900 West Orman Avenue, Pueblo, CO 81004

  17. Red Rocks Community College

    5420 Miller St, Arvada, CO 80002

  18. Regis University

    3333 Regis Blvd, Denver, CO 80221

  19. Trinidad State Junior College

    1101 Main Street, Alamosa, CO 81101

  20. Trinidad State Junior College

    600 Prospect St, Trinidad, CO 81082

  21. University of Colorado

    1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO 80918

  22. University of Colorado Denver

    1380 Lawrence Street, Lawrence Street Center, Suite 1400, Denver, CO 80217

  23. University of Northern Colorado

    Carter Hall - Rm 4000, Greeley, CO 80639