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Laredo College Named as the #1 Community College Nursing Program in Texas  


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Laredo College is honored to receive the stellar designation of being the number one community college nursing program in Texas for the second consecutive year. Additionally, of the more than 1,000 nursing programs available in Texas to become a registered nurse, the LC Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program was selected by as the fourteenth-best nursing program in the nation among community colleges. is an online resource dedicated to engaging and informing registered nurses by providing well-written, in-depth information, resources and data for those interested in pursuing a degree in healthcare and nursing. Their nursing experts and educations specialists can provide information on best-ranked RN programs, financial aid options, accelerated and online degree options and nursing school applications, according to their website. ranked the top 54 nursing schools in Texas by analyzing current and previous National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) pass rates. Programs are ranked by their accumulated passing rates for the last three years as reported by their state board of nursing. For the past three years, LC students have had an impressive 100% passing rate. Last year, also named LC’s AND Program as the #1 community college registered nursing program in the state.


Laredo College’s outstanding ranking is a direct result of the quality instruction offered through our institution’s ADN Program.


Individuals interested in pursuing a career in a healthcare related field should consider the advantages offered by LC’s Nursing Programs. For those interested in a career in nursing, prospective students can explore three different options, including the nursing assistant or vocational nursing certificate, or an associate degree in nursing.


After completing the programs and passing the national licensing exam, LC graduates can begin working in the healthcare field anywhere in the United States after one or two years of study.For more information, contact the LC Community and Media Relations Office at (956) 721-5140 or visit