St. Cloud Campus - School of Nursing Campus

226 Park Avenue South, St. Cloud, Minnesota 56301
320-251-5600

Welcome to the St. Cloud Campus - School of Nursing!

St. Cloud is a major center for healthcare and nursing in Minnesota. And, Rasmussen University is a proud national leader in nursing education. We have been educating Minnesotans for over 120 years, and we are proud to continue fostering the careers of great nursing talent in today's healthcare landscape.

Prepare to become an experienced, knowledgeable nurse in one of our St. Cloud programs. You'll have access to a wide range of programs with online and on-campus classes, clinical lab and simulation experiences, and hands-on training at healthcare facilities.

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St. Cloud School of Nursing

Address
226 Park Avenue South
St. Cloud, Minnesota 56301

Phone
320-251-5600

Fax
320-251-3702

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

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St. Cloud School of Nursing Campus

Nursing lab at the St. Cloud Campus
Nursing lab at the St. Cloud Campus
Nursing lab at the St. Cloud Campus

Your Future as a Nurse in Minnesota

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    RU Ready to advance your nursing skills? Join the frontlines as a nurse in St. Cloud!

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93% Of our BSN students in Minnesota passed the NCLEX-RN® exam in 202354

+1,2207 Projected annual job openings for LPNs in Minnesota (2020-2030)

+4,3202 Projected annual job openings for RNs in Minnesota (2020–2030)

^7%6 Projected RN job growth in Minnesota (2020–2030)

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Nursing Programs at Our St. Cloud Campus

We have a variety of nursing options at our St. Cloud campus, from the PN/LPN Diploma to ADN/RN, RN to BSN, MSN and DNP degrees.

Learn more about specific programmatic accreditation.

  • Practical Nursing - Diploma
    • St. Cloud 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®3 exam in a smaller class size with a bigger support system. Develop real-world skills while you earn your degree and seek LPN licensure.

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  • Professional Nursing - Associate's Degree (ADN/RN)
    • St. Cloud 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 prepares you to sit for the NCLEX-RN®4 exam and to be a registered nurse (RN). You’ll receive immersive, hands-on training in a range of clinical settings. Getting started starts right here.

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  • RN to BSN - Bachelor's Degree
    • Online classes
    • 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 into your busy lifestyle. And it positions you to seek leadership roles at your next level.

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  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) - Master's Degree
    • Online classes
    • Practicum experiences in your local community
    • Campus support and resources (optional)

    For nurses ready to seek leadership rolesroles or become a nurse practitioner. You'll prepare to take on more responsibility, help more patients and seek new career growth. Choose your MSN specialization:

    MSN Specializations:

    • Nursing Leadership and Administration
    • Nursing Education
    • Healthcare Technology, Simulation and Informatics

    MSN-NP Specializations:

    • Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP)
    • Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
    • Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (PPCNP)
    • Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)

    Currently, the MSN-NP program is not eligible for participation in Title IV federal student aid programs. This program is not available in all states.

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  • Post-Graduate Nursing Certificate
    • Online classes
    • Practicum experiences in your local community
    • Campus support and resources (optional)

    For nurses with a graduate degree (such as MSN, MSN-NP or DNP) interested in another specialization. Choose your specialization:

    Post-Graduate Nursing Certificate Specializations:

    • Nursing Leadership and Administration
    • Nursing Education
    • Healthcare Technology, Simulation and Informatics

    Post-Graduate Nursing Certificate NP Specializations:

    • Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP)
    • Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
    • Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (PPCNP)
    • Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)

    Currently, this program is not eligible for participation in Title IV federal student aid programs. This program is not available in all states.

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  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
    • Online classes
    • Practice experiences in your local community
    • Campus support and resources (optional)

    For nurses called to lead at the highest levels in healthcare and public health and policy. You’ll be guided by distinguished nurse faculty who are invested in your success and your future as a leader. Choose from two specializations: Executive Leadership or the unique combination of Public Health and Policy.

    Currently, this program is not eligible for participation in Title IV federal student aid programs. This program is not available in all states.

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Nursing Information Sessions at the St. Cloud Campus

Still have questions about Nursing programs at the St. Cloud campus? Join us for an upcoming nursing information session on campus or online. There’s nothing like a firsthand view to see what separates Rasmussen University from other Nursing schools. Our admissions advisors are ready to answer your questions and help make your admissions process smooth.

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Rasmussen knows nursing.

And the first step in charting your future in the field is joining us at a Nursing Information Session.

Speaker 2 (00:09):

And we just go over all the program details. So, breaking down classes, costs, credit transfer, clinicals, scheduling, hours and expectations, different financial aid options, and then discussing the enrollment process and qualifying.

Info sessions are held, you know, during daytime hours. So, it's a great opportunity for prospective nursing students to actually see our current nursing students.

Speaker 3 (00:32):

I think a Nursing Information Session is great because you actually can come to the campus. You can see what the classrooms look like. Uh, they tour through the SIM lab. Like, days when I'm running SIM they'll, you know, they'll, they say, “Hey, can we come walk through your SIM lab?” And so they get to see what it looks like. They get to look behind the scenes and see this is where the teacher sits.

Speaker 2 (00:54):

Um, there's a chance that it'll be in one of our labs. Um, and then what we do is if there aren't classes going on in our SIM labs, we do try to get the tour of that so that prospective nursing students can actually see the SIMs.

Speaker 3 (01:07):

It's a safe learning environment in that it's okay to make mistakes. Um, where students were learning. No, nobody ever said nursing school would be easy, but it's always worth it at the end that being able to be a nurse—function as a nurse. Um, it's just such a fun career.

Speaker 2 (01:26):

Um, we just assure our students that we do have steps in place. We have internal discounts, um, so corporate partner discount, military discount, and then we have a Change A Life scholarship. So, if a student refers somebody else, that new student whose life is being changed by going to school—maybe for the first time—can receive a scholarship.

Speaker 3 (01:43):

I think people realize that it's the career to be in. It's the career. It's, it's a great career to be in. And I think that's what drives people to go back.

Speaker 2 (01:52):

Just keeping in mind that there's a variety of programs here. There's no one set path that is right. It's just students need to figure out which is gonna be the best path for them.

Speaker 1 (02:02):

Take the next step and join us at a Nursing Information Session. Regularly offered at many Rasmussen campuses.

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