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ECC LPN program ranked #2 in Iowa

Top Nurisng Rank BadgeThe Practical Nursing diploma programs at Ellsworth Community College and Marshalltown Community College (both operated by Iowa Valley Community College District) have been ranked the #2 Top Accredited LPN Program in Iowa for 2018 by

The rankings, released last month, are based on a methodology that includes NCLEX-PN exam passage rates, financial aid available to nursing students, and number of students in the nursing program. Additional factors in the selection process were well-developed architecture, better infrastructure, superior technology, ranking in U.S. News & World Report, teachings offered by world-class faculty, inclusion of world-class facilities, and world-class opportunities for students and graduates.

Helena Parker of, who announced the rankings, said, “We need to mention that the main purpose of our ranking is to help students, parents, professionals, and web visitors find the best nursing schools in the state of Iowa. We wish you a hearty congratulation on your achievements!”

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