A Proud Tradition

The Elms College School of Nursing, founded in 1978, has graduated thousands of nurses across entry-level, degree-completion and advanced-preparation programs.

Caring for the Person

Elms nurses are a significant presence in the community, serving from bedside to curbside, and in clinical, educational, and leadership roles. Our nursing students get involved early thanks to the caRe vaN and other volunteering opportunities.

Recognized Excellence

Hospitals know Elms nurses are leaders in the field, and employers often ask our faculty for hiring recommendations. They know about our reputation for excellence, and they want to hire our nurses.

The Elms Experience

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    The Lyons Center

    State-of-the-Art Simulation Labs

    The Lyons Center for Natural and Health Sciences, houses state-of-the-art nursing skills and simulation labs designed and equipped to simulate real-life patient settings, as well as research and lab facilities.


The best way to find out if Elms is right for you is to see for yourself.

Many applicants decide to attend based on the warm, welcoming feel they get from our faculty, staff and students.

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Meet the Faculty


Applications are accepted on a rolling basis — and we’ve waived the fee! Apply when it fits your schedule.

With 90% of our students receiving financial aid, we know how to combine scholarships, grants, and loans to make your degree affordable.

How to Apply
Financial Aid


The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master’s degree in nursing and doctor of nursing practice degree in adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner and family nurse practitioner at Elms College School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 665 k Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 200636 (202) 887-6791. The baccalaureate degree program is fully approved by the MA Board of Registration in Nursing.