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School of Nursing Advances Four Spots in U.S. News Ranking

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing is ranked No. 11 among more than 500 nursing schools in the latest U.S. News and World Report “Best Graduate Schools” edition released in March. VUSN moved up four spots to No. 11 from the last ranking four years ago.

“We are very proud that we advanced four places, and it is an exceptional achievement that our Family Nurse Practitioner, Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Nurse-Midwifery, Nursing Informatics, Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner and Healthcare Leadership programs are among the top specialty programs.

“There’s never been a better time to pursue a graduate degree in nursing, and Vanderbilt University School of Nursing is among the best places to pursue a graduate nursing program of study. We have nationally-renown faculty, dedicated staff, nearly 900 current students pursuing their master’s, Doctor of Nursing Practice or Ph.D. degrees and more than 9,000 alumni who are making a difference in nursing every day,” said Dean Linda Norman, DSN, RN, Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing.

Among Nursing Specialty disciplines, the School of Nursing’s Midwifery program ranked No. 3; Nursing Informatics, No. 3; Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program, No. 4; Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program, No. 5; Family Nurse Practitioner program, No. 7; Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program, No. 9; Healthcare Leadership (Nursing Administration), No. 10; and Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program, No. 12.

 



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