A national online guide to healthcare education has ranked the registered nursing program at Holyoke Community College as the best of its kind in Western Massachusetts.
In its 2020 nursing school rankings, Nursing Process listed HCC at No. 5 overall out of the 60 accredited associate degree nursing programs in Massachusetts that it considered for review, according to the independent otganizations website.
At number 5, HCC’s associate of science in nursing program was the highest ranked community college nursing program in the four Western Massachusetts counties.
“We’re grateful for the recognition. We take great pride in our nursing program at HCC and work very hard to make sure we offer our students an unparalleled educational experience,” HCC Dean of Health Services Clare Lamontagne said.
Nursing Process considers graduation rate, student-to- faculty ratio, affordability, reputation, and first-time licensing pass rate in its rankings.
HCC’s nursing programs are based in the Center