ESCC Practical Nursing Program Receives #1 Ranking


The Practical Nursing program at your Eastern Shore Community College has been ranked as the top in the state.

The website gathered a list of all nursing schools offering LPN/LVN programs in every state and then ranked the best based on the following three factors:

• Average NCLEX-PN First Time Pass Rates of Recent Five Years – 40% of Overall Score
• Academic Quality (Enrollment Rate, Graduation Rate & Retention Rate) – 30% of Overall Score
• Editorial Staff Ratings and Nursing School Reputation – 30% of Overall Score

The data required for the rankings was gathered from IPEDs, State Board of Nursing Websites, U.S. News & World Report, Niche, Grad Reports, Rate My Professors, and the official school websites. The site gauged Academic Quality, Affordability, & Reputation of 87 nursing schools in Virginia. ESCC scored the highest 98.97% in the ranking system, and has been ranked at the top for offering the best LPN program in the state for 2022.

By starting the LPN program at Eastern Shore Community College, students gain a solid understanding of nursing fundamentals which prepare them to work in a variety of healthcare settings. The college offers a supportive learning environment where students can excel under the guidance of a committed faculty with unparalleled support. exists to simplify access to nursing education and career information that is based on data in individual states and to help students aspiring to pursue other healthcare careers with information about healthcare programs and careers.

View the complete LPN Program state-by-state ranking. More information on the Practical Nursing Program at ESCC is available at