US Top Nursing School Ranking

Ranking of Top 25 Graduate Nursing Schools in US:

Rank, Institution
1. University of Washington
2. University of California–San Francisco
3. University of Pennsylvania
4. Johns Hopkins University
5. University of Michigan–Ann Arbor
5. University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill (School of Nursing)
7. Oregon Health and Science University
7. University of Illinois–Chicago
7. University of Maryland–Baltimore
7. University of Pittsburgh–Main Campus
7. Yale University
12. University of California–Los Angeles
12. University of Iowa
12. University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill (School of Public Health)
15. Case Western Reserve University
15. Duke University
15. Indiana University-Purdue University–Indianapolis
15. University of Colorado–Denver
19. Columbia University
19. Rush University
19. University of Texas Health Science Center–Houston
19. University of Texas–Austin
19. University of Virginia
19. University of Wisconsin–Madison
19. Vanderbilt University

Nursing Specialty Rankings:

Best Graduate Nursing Programs - Pediatric:
1. University of Pennsylvania
2. Yale University
3. University of Colorado–Denver
4. University of Washington
5. University of California–San Francisco
6. University of Pittsburgh–Main Campus
7. Rush University
8. Columbia University
8. University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill (School of Nursing)
10. Boston College

Best Graduate Nursing Programs - Gerontological/Geriatric:
1. University of Pennsylvania
2. University of Iowa
3. New York University
4. Case Western Reserve University
5. Oregon Health and Science University
6. University of Michigan–Ann Arbor
7. University of California–San Francisco
8. University of Texas Health Science Center–Houston
9. Rush University
10. Duke University

Best Graduate Nursing Programs - Adult/Medical-Surgical:
1. University of California–San Francisco
2. University of Washington
3. Indiana University-Purdue University–Indianapolis
3. Yale University
5. University of Pennsylvania
6. University of Colorado–Denver

Best Graduate Nursing Programs - Psychiatric/Mental Health:
1. University of Washington
2. University of California–San Francisco
2. University of Pennsylvania
4. Yale University
5. University of Virginia
6. Indiana University-Purdue University–Indianapolis

Best Graduate Nursing Programs - Nursing Service Administration:
1. University of Iowa
2. University of Pennsylvania
3. University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill (School of Nursing)
4. University of Illinois–Chicago
4. University of Michigan–Ann Arbor
6. University of Maryland–Baltimore
7. Johns Hopkins University

Best Graduate Nursing Programs - Family:
1. University of Washington
2. University of California–San Francisco
3. University of Pennsylvania
4. Yale University
5. University of Colorado–Denver
5. University of Maryland–Baltimore
7. Columbia University
8. University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill (School of Nursing)
9. Pace University
10. Rush University

Source: US News & World Report 2008 Edition