What Sets Us Apart

We have been recognized five years in a row with the Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

We’re pleased to be recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for 2021-2024 for innovation in teaching, learning, and creating a digital learning environment to achieve 21st century nursing education practices.

We rank No. 21 among the nation’s best master’s nursing programs – plus 27th among Doctor of Nursing Practice programs – by U.S. News & World Report.

We rank 23rd among nursing schools in research funding received from the National Institutes of Health, with research emphasis in HIV and sexual health, maternal-child health, aging, and cancer and palliative care.