Saint Anselm College offers one of the most selective and respected nursing programs in New England, preparing its graduates to join the dynamic world of nursing as compassionate caregivers and leaders in their profession. 


About the Department

We prepare nurses of the future with a nursing curriculum that not only offers hands on experience, but develops critical thinking, ethical decision making and effective communication skills. 

With its foundation in the liberal arts and sciences, the program offers a humanistic approach to patient care. It provides the latest in simulation technology, as well as clinical experiences and preceptorships at leading hospitals in the region. 

When students graduate they are prepared to provide quality care to patients across the lifespan and in all health care settings. They are also prepared to adapt to advances in technology and health care, as well as help lead those changes as their careers develop. 


Class of 2023 NCLEX Pass Rate


in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Programs by U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges of 2024


in New Hampshire by College Factual

Department Contacts

Executive Director: Maureen M. O’Reilly 
Mailing Address: 100 Saint Anselm Drive #1745
Phone: (603) 641-7080 

Course Catalog

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The baccalaureate degree in nursing at Saint Anselm College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, (

The Department of Nursing is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing and the National League for Nursing and approved by the New Hampshire Board of Nursing.

Upon completion of the baccalaureate program the graduate is eligible to take the NCLEX-RN and qualify for entry-level nursing positions.