Ocala School of Nursing Campus
Your Local Rasmussen Community at the Ocala School of Nursing
You’re not alone at Rasmussen University—you’re part of our community, nationally and at the Ocala School of Nursing campus.
With five Nursing programs at every level, you can gain the skills and confidence to prepare for your next career move. Rasmussen University is also the #1 educator of Practical Nursing grads and registered nurses (RNs) in Florida.12
Whether your program is fully online or includes on-campus courses, your Ocala School of Nursing campus support team will be there every step of the way.
Many of our non-nursing programs are available fully online, with additional resources and support on campus. See all online programs.
Next step: Let’s find the right program for you.
Take me to:
Rasmussen University School of Nursing
Prepare to become an experienced and knowledgeable nurse in one of our Nursing degree programs. Hands-on training in the campus nursing lab allows you to practice your skills in an immersive, up-to-date facility. Benefit from utilizing the latest medical technology in the campus medical lab. As the #1 educator of Practical Nursing grads and RNs in Florida, we're proud to provide the resources and experienced instructors you need to be the confident nurse you inspire to be.1,2
Ocala School of Nursing
1227 SW 17th Ave
Ocala, Florida 34471
- M - TH: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
- F: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
- SA: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
- SU: Closed
"We pride ourselves on making each student's experience personal, meaningful and life-changing."
Contact an Admissions Advisor
To answer questions related to enrollment, tuition and financial aid, speak with an admissions advisor.
Check Out Our Admissions Page
View the steps to your enrollment and learn more about our admissions process.
Maximize Your Transfer Credits
Find out whether you may already have credits to put toward your education and career.
Higher Learning Commission
Rasmussen University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
The associate nursing program at Rasmussen University at the Ocala campus (with an off-campus instructional site in Orlando) located in Ocala, Florida, is accredited by the:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the associate nursing program is Continuing Accreditation.
View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing degree programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
655 K Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001
Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
Graduation from a physical therapist assistant education program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) is necessary for eligibility to sit for the licensure examination, which is required in all states.
Rasmussen University – Ocala is seeking accreditation of a new Physical Therapist Assistant education program from CAPTE. The program is planning to submit an Application for Candidacy, which is the formal application required in the pre-accreditation stage, on June 1, 2019. Submission of this document does not assure that the program will be granted Candidate for Accreditation status. Achievement of Candidate for Accreditation status is required prior to implementation of the technical phase of the program; therefore, no students may be enrolled in technical courses until Candidate for Accreditation status has been achieved. Further, though achievement of Candidate for Accreditation status signifies satisfactory progress toward accreditation, it does not assure that the program will be granted accreditation.
Candidacy Contingency Plan:
Rasmussen University has a contingency plan in place should the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program not receive Candidacy for Accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). Students enrolled in the PTA program are not eligible to start technical courses until Candidacy for Accreditation has been granted by CAPTE. If candidacy is not achieved, students will be notified of the program status and advised of other programs offered at Rasmussen University.
Accreditation Contingency Plan
Rasmussen University has a contingency plan in place should the PTA program not receive Accreditation from CAPTE. Students who are enrolled in the PTA program will be notified if an adverse decision on accreditation is received by CAPTE, and at that point no new students will be enrolled into the program until accreditation can be achieved.
Students enrolled in the PTA program at the time of an adverse decision on accreditation by CAPTE will be offered the option of completing their current coursework. Students will have the option of remaining in the PTA program until a final decision regarding the PTA program accreditation status is received from CAPTE. Students not opting to stay in the program will receive assistance to identify an accredited PTA program for consideration of transfer.
- According to 2016, 2017 and 2018 Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training conferrals as reported in IPEDS.
- 659 successful NCLEX-RN attempts in FL in 2018 were from Rasmussen University graduates.