UC College of Nursing ranks highly in U.S. News & World Report rankings

The UC College of Nursing's programs were once again recognized by U.S. News & World Report's 2024 Best Graduate Nursing Programs rankings.

The rankings — pulled from surveying programs offered by public, private and for-profit institutions — are based on factors such as graduation rates, academic and career support services offered to students and admissions selectivity. The College's rankings include:

  • No. 11 Best Nurse Anesthesia Program, climbing 11 positions from the previous ranking and placing in the top 9% of accredited programs in the country
  • No. 37 Nurse Midwifery Program
  • No. 41 Master of Science in Nursing, placing in the top 7% of accredited programs in the country
  • No. 49 Doctor of Nursing Practice, climbing 13 positions from last year and placing in the top 13% of accredited programs in the country

“We are proud to consistently offer quality nursing education to a growing number of students across the country,” says the college’s Interim Dean Gordon Gillespie, PhD. “Our strong history of and commitment to providing quality, innovative and affordable education for both our on-campus and online students is reflected in our continued placement in these and other rankings.”

The UC College of Nursing was the first in the U.S. to offer a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and remains a nationally recognized institution for its academic standards, diversity and inclusion efforts, technology application and research activity. Today, the college's more than 20,000 living alumni proudly reflect its tradition of leadership and core values as they work to improve the health of individuals and communities around the world.

These recognitions confirm the college’s commitment to preparing advanced-practice nurses ready to have a positive impact on their patients’ health and well-being by designing, providing and assessing quality and safe care to all.

Featured photo at top of Procter Hall. Photo/University of Cincinnati.

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