Bloomington School of Nursing Campus

4400 West 78th Street 6th Floor, Bloomington, MN 55435
952-545-2000

Welcome to the Bloomington School of Nursing!

Bloomington isn’t just about malls and busy airports. Nursing also has a home here—at the Rasmussen University Bloomington campus. We offer innovative, career-focused programs built for today’s healthcare landscape. We’re proud to foster the careers of great nursing talent. It happens right here in Minnesota, one of the country’s leading healthcare hubs. Along with Bloomington, we have four other campuses in the Twin Cities: Blaine, Brooklyn Park, Eagan and Lake Elmo/Woodbury.

Prepare to become an experienced, knowledgeable nurse in one of our Bloomington programs. Advance toward your ability to lead a team. Build your future while making a difference in the healthcare field. Discover a wide range of programs and an industry-wise faculty employing state-of-the-art techniques. From clinical lab experience to hands-on training and beyond, we’re here to help you succeed at every next level.

We’re also proud to be the #1 educator of Registered Nurses (RNs) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) in Minnesota in 2021 and the #1 educator of Associate's degree in Nursing (ADN) grads in Minnesota and the country.6

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Bloomington School of Nursing

Address
4400 West 78th Street
6th Floor
Bloomington, Minnesota 55435

Phone
952-545-2000

Fax
952-545-7038

Hours
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

Bloomington School of Nursing Campus

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Your Future as a Nurse in Minnesota

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    Ready to advance your nursing skills or join the frontlines as a nurse in Bloomington?

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$86,130 Mean annual wage of RNs in Bloomington (2020)

$52,2003 Mean annual wage of LPNs in Bloomington (2020)

+4,900 Projected annual job openings for RNs in Minnesota (2018–2028)

^12% Projected RN job growth in Minnesota (2018–2028)

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Wondering about your prospects as a nurse in Bloomington? The North Star State was ranked the second best U.S. state to work as a nurse, according to Wallethub. Take a look at just a few of the appealing aspects of becoming a nurse in Minnesota.

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Nursing Programs at Our Bloomington Campus

We have a variety of nursing options at our Bloomington campus, from Diploma to Doctoral degree and everything in between.

Learn more about specific programmatic accreditation.

  • Practical Nursing - Diploma
    • On-campus and online classes
    • Field experience
    • Self-directed assessments (optional)

    Our Practical Nursing program can help you take the first step toward becoming a nurse and prepare for an in-demand role as an LPN. You’ll get set for the NCLEX-PN®7 exam in a smaller class size with a bigger support system. Develop real-world skills while you earn your degree and seek licensure.

    This program is not offered at the Bloomington campus, but nearby at our other Twin Cities locations.

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  • Professional Nursing - Associate's Degree (ADN/RN)
    • On-campus and online classes
    • Field experience
    • Self-directed assessments (optional)

    For students just entering the field or advancing from an LPN to an RN. This program provides the preparation you want to sit for the NCLEX-RN®8 exam. You’ll receive immersive, hands-on training in a range of clinical settings. Getting started starts right here.

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  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) - Bachelor's Degree
    • On-campus and online classes
    • Field experience
    • Self-directed assessments (available for standard degree)

    Our standard entry option is for students without a Bachelor's degree and our accelerated second degree entry option is for students with a Bachelor's degree who want to make a career change into nursing. Our BSN offers robust support, tutoring assistance and small interactive classes to help you earn the licensure you need to become an RN.

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  • RN to BSN - Bachelor's Degree
    • Online classes
    • Online Empowered Learning: learn by doing real-world projects and manage your pace
    • Practicum experience in your local community
    • Campus support and resources (optional)

    Perhaps you are already a licensed RN, one who wants to continue onward and upward. You can broaden your skills with a BSN degree built around strategic leadership and practices. It’s a program that fits flexibly with your busy lifestyle. And it positions you for the leadership role you want and deserve.

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  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) - Master's Degree
    • Online classes
    • Online Empowered Learning: learn by doing real-world projects and manage your pace
    • Practicum experiences in your local community
    • Campus support and resources (optional)

    For students ready to reach the pinnacle. You’ll take on more responsibility, learn to lead and strengthen your career. Our MSN program features three specializations: Nursing Leadership and Administration, Nursing Education, and Healthcare Technology, Simulation and Informatics. Through online learning and in-person practicum experiences, you’ll hone your skills at a higher level.

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  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) - Doctoral Degree
    • Online classes
    • Online Empowered Learning: learn by doing real-world projects and manage your pace
    • Practice experiences in your local community
    • Campus support and resources (optional)

    Transformational nursing leaders are needed more than ever before. Choose from two specializations that align with your interests and talent: Executive Leadership or the unique combination of Public Health and Policy.

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Nursing Information Sessions at the Bloomington Campus

Still have questions about Bloomington and Nursing? Join us for an upcoming campus nursing information session. There’s nothing like a first-hand view to see what separates Rasmussen University from other Nursing schools. Our admissions advisors are ready for your queries and help make your admissions process smooth.

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Jack C testimonial

"Rasmussen has been really great about getting me ready for the workforce—helping me build my nursing skills along the way. Instructors work very closely with you one-on-one to help develop your skills, and that is just really helpful when the time comes and you become a professional nurse."

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Minnesota BSN Student

Campus Updates

Bloomington School of Nursing Campus News and Events

  1. 11.8% of successful NCLEX-PN® attempts in MN in 2021 were from Rasmussen University graduates.
  2. According to Associate Degree Registered Nurse conferrals from 2016–2020 as reported in IPEDS.
  3. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, [salary data accessed July 27, 2021] https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes_33460.htm. BLS salary data represents averaged earnings for the occupations listed and includes workers at all levels of education and experience. This data does not represent starting salaries. Employment conditions may vary.
  4. Labor Market Employment Outlook Statistics reported through CareerOneStop, [employment information accessed July 27, 2021] https://www.careeronestop.org/Toolkit/Careers/Occupations/occupation-profile.aspx?keyword=Registered Nurses&onetcode=29114100&location=mn. Job growth represents Minnesota-specific projected growth for the occupation listed.
  5. Labor Market Employment Outlook Statistics reported through CareerOneStop, [employment information accessed July 27, 2021] https://www.careeronestop.org/Toolkit/StateAndLocal/ProjectedEmployment.aspx?soccode= 291141&location=mn.. Projected Annual Job Openings in Minnesota for the occupation listed refers to the average annual job openings due to growth and net replacement.
  6. 22.7% of successful NCLEX-RN® attempts in MN in 2021 were from Rasmussen University graduates.
  7. NCLEX-PN is a registered trademark of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc.
  8. NCLEX-RN is a registered trademark of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc.
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