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Kansas City nursing school students

At RCoN we are transforming healthcare through heroic leadership. Our programs are designed to unlock your potential and hone in on unique strengths that will help you confidently navigate a rewarding career in a complex healthcare environment.

Here in Kansas City we are the first college of nursing to have a dedicated education unit which brings students an innovative model of clinical instruction. Here’s a glimpse at our classroom experience within the state-of-the-art simulation center.

As an RCoN student you will have access to a diverse college community within Kansas City’s largest healthcare network. Many of our graduates secure employment within the HCA healthcare network which spans 179 hospitals across 20 states and in the U.K.

Applying to RCoN gets you one step closer to building lasting relationships with faculty, staff and peers while completing impactful hands-on learning!

$110,000+ for RCoN student scholarships raised through The Research Foundation

13:1 student-faculty ratio

Industry growth by 2026: 36% NPs | 15% RNs | 20% Health Services Manager

Are you ready to take the next step?

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Research College of Nursing currently accepts MSN students living in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, and Virginia.
Note: Nurse Practitioner students must be a resident of Missouri or Kansas during last four semesters