Nursing Education


Becoming a Nurse

If you are considering becoming a nurse find information on types of programs, schools offering those programs, financing a nursing education, etc.

Clicking on a link below will direct you to that specific content area.


Nursing Incentive Scholarship Fund (NISF)

Contains information on the funding resource administered by the Kentucky Board of Nursing.


Complaints Against Nursing Programs

If you have a concern regarding a nursing program, the Board will consider written complaints which reflect on the quality of a program and are in direct violation of a state regulation.  Go to if you would like additional information on submitting a matter for consideration by the Board.​​​​​​

See Also...

Education Committee


NCLEX Pass Rates by Nursing Program

One step to becoming licensed to practice nursing in Kentucky is to pass the National Council Licensing Exam (NCLEX®). 

Program of Nursing Approval Status

The link below will open a table that lists the current approval status for programs of nursing under the jurisdiction of the Kentucky Board of Nursing.

Contact Us:

Education Contact
For education related issues, you can use the contact link above, or call 502-429-3333 or 1-800-305-2042, ext 3333.

NISF Contact
For more information about the Nursing Incentive Scholarship Fund, use the contact link above, call 502-429-3333, or click here to be taken to the website page.