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Saint Anselm nursing alumna Lisa Kwolek '13 now works in an emergency roomLisa Kwolek '13: ER Nurse. Anselmian.
Nursing alumna Carly Staab is earning her master's in nursing at Yale to be a family nurse practitionerCarly Staab '12: Nurse. Yale Graduate Student. Anselmian.
Saint Anselm nursing students with an instructor in a labOur nursing students start preparing early (and practice often) in simulation labs and clinicals
Saint Anselm College nursing studentsOur nursing students complete clinicals in more than 47 hospitals in Massachusetts and New Hampshire

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Our nurses have a reputation for excellence.

One of the biggest benefits of a Saint Anselm degree in nursing? Hospitals and health professionals know and respect our program. 

What else will you gain? Confidence, personal and academic growth, and experience. Saint Anselm nurses work in the top hospitals around the country. They're ethical. Compassionate. And most importantly, well prepared.

In fact the class of 2015 had an NCLEX pass rate of 96.5%.

Our Program

We prepare nurses of the future with a curriculum that offers hands on experience and an emphasis on developing critical thinking, ethical decision making and effective communication skills.

Our nursing students start early--their sophomore year--and practice often. Whether in our labs or at their clinicals, our nurses are getting experience so they're ready for any patient care setting.

Our nurses graduate prepared to provide quality care to patients across the lifespan and in all health care settings. They are able to adapt to advances in technology and health care, and are leaders in their fields.

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Orvieto Semester Engages 22 Saint Anselm Students in Italy

Orvieto Semester Engages 22 Saint Anselm Students in Italy

Orvieto Semester Engages 22 Saint Anselm Students in Italy

This semester, 22 students are participating in Saint Anselm College's study abroad program, a Semester in Orvieto, Italy, where they are immersed in Italian culture and history....Read More

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College Celebrates Benedictine Heritage Week

College Celebrates Benedictine Heritage Week

College Celebrates Benedictine Heritage Week

During the week of March 20-24, the Council on Being Catholic and Benedictine will honor Saint Anselm College’s Benedictine heritage with a series of events....Read More

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Programs Offered this March to Celebrate Women’s History

Programs Offered this March to Celebrate Women’s History

Programs Offered this March to Celebrate Women’s History

This March, the Saint Anselm College community celebrates women's history with a series of events....Read More

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Ninety-five Students Volunteer During Spring Break

Ninety-five Students Volunteer During Spring Break

Ninety-five Students Volunteer During Spring Break

During spring break, 95 Saint Anselm College students will travel to seven sites throughout the United States to serve others in solidarity as part of the 27th year of Spring Break Alternative (SBA) trips....Read More

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College Community Gathers to Celebrate Faculty Research

College Community Gathers to Celebrate Faculty Research

College Community Gathers to Celebrate Faculty Research

The Saint Anselm College community recently gathered for the third annual Celebration of Research and Scholarship. Faculty presentated their original and collaborative 2016 published works....Read More

Nursing Labs

Nursing students practice in our labs on SimMan
"Because of the SimMan, I never walked into the hospital feeling unprepared or lost."
- Hilary Gorgol '14

You'll find the latest technology in our multiple nursing labs including SimMan and a Pyxis simulator.
Learn more about our facilities »

Hospital Partnerships

Our program partners with 69 hospitals and healthcare facilities in Massachusetts and New Hampshire including:

  • Boston Children's Hospital
  • Brigham & Women's Hospital
  • Catholic Medical Center
  • Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
  • Lahey Clinic
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • UMass Memorial in Worcester, Mass.
See the full list of hospitals, medical centers, and other facilities »

NCLEX Pass Rates

2015
Saint Anselm 96.5%
National Pass 84.5%

Our nurses excel in the NCLEX which leads to lots of opportunities after graduation.

Read some of our alumni stories »

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