UNM College of Nursing Ranked Among Nation’s Top Graduate Schools
The University of New Mexico College of Nursing’s Master of Science of Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs are among the best in the country and the top in New Mexico, according to the latest ranking from U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools.
UNM’s midwifery master's program is ranked seventh, the Master of Science of Nursing program is ranked 77th – in the top 15 percent in the nation – and the Doctor of Nursing Practice program is ranked 81st – in the top 30 percent.
“This is only the beginning,” said Christine E. Kasper, PhD, RN, dean of the College of Nursing. “The College is poised to accelerate to the top. Our distinguished faculty are advancing the practice of nursing and educating the next generation of outstanding researchers, scholars and innovators.”
The College has a long record of meeting the health care needs of New Mexico’s rural and vulnerable populations, with a focus on addressing chronic illness, women and children’s health and health policy.
Each year, U.S. News & World Report ranks professional school programs in business, education, engineering, law, medicine and nursing. The rankings in these areas are based on expert opinions about program excellence, as well as statistical indicators that measure the quality of a school's faculty, research and students.
For more information on the U.S. News & World Report rankings visit: U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools