Whether you're a nurse or aspiring to become one, we're here to provide resources that guide and support you on your nursing journey.
Our Commitment to Nursing Education
Despite making up the majority of the healthcare workforce, nurses are in demand — and filling that demand starts with nursing education.
NurseJournal collaborates with nursing professionals to provide clear, accurate information that helps you navigate the many different nursing degrees, career paths, and advancement opportunities out there.
As you use resources like our nursing program rankings, financial aid guides, Ask a Nurse tool, and degree recommendations, we hope you'll feel confident about every choice you make along your nursing education journey.
Our Editorial Process
At NurseJournal, you'll find expert-driven, data-backed information covering all aspects of the nursing field. Our team follows strict editorial and sourcing guidelines to ensure that content is timely, accurate, and free from bias.
Content is continually updated to ensure that information is current. Find out more about the sources we use.
Fact-Checked by Professionals
All pages are fact-checked by our team of editors or reviewed by nursing professionals for accuracy. Learn more about our healthcare review partners.
Program rankings are based on a student-centered, data-driven methodology. Read more about the rankings creation process.
Meet Our Team
Joelle Y. Jean, RN, FNP-BC
Meet Our Contributors
Our team of supporting contributors include experienced content writers in the nursing and education space who are carefully vetted and trained on editorial best practices to produce thoroughly researched, data-backed articles.
Contributors also include nurse reviewers who use their insider knowledge in healthcare to ensure that articles are accurate, up to date, and appropriately sourced.
Visit our contributor page to learn more about the NurseJournal team.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long have you been in operation?
What makes you a trusted resource for nursing information?
NurseJournal collaborates with nurses who write, contribute to, and review our content. Our team of writers and editors also follow an editorial process that ensures that information is backed by trustworthy data sources.
If you see an error in our content or would like to contribute to NurseJournal, you can reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do I already have to be a nurse to use your site?
No! You can find resources on our site that answer questions you might have at any stage of your nursing journey, whether you are a nursing student, a seasoned professional, or simply interested in the nursing field and want to learn more.
We also offer career development information, nurse advice, and coverage of industry news and reports for nurses or anyone else interested in trending topics in nursing.
Do you offer nursing degree programs?
No, we only provide information about schools that offer nursing programs.
How do you determine which schools make your rankings?
Our school rankings are created using a unique methodology that takes into account factors such as academic quality, student success, and affordability. We use data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) as our primary source for rankings calculations.
Our rankings are free of editorial influence and schools cannot pay for a spot on our list or a higher ranking. You can learn more about our ranking methodology here.
We do partner with some schools that are featured on the site outside of rankings. These featured posts are always labeled as advertisements. View our advertising disclosure to learn more.
How does your site make money?
Nursejournal.org is an advertising-supported website. We partner with trusted, accredited online schools that compensate us to be featured on the site. These schools are suggested to readers who interact with degree search tools and featured posts labeled as advertisements.
We may also be compensated through affiliate product links. To learn more about how our site is supported, view our advertising disclosure.
Can I share your information on my site or social media?
All of the information on our site is free to share — all we ask is that you include a link to NurseJournal.org.