College of Nursing grad programs move up in rankings

Graduate programs at the UWM College of Nursing the are again ranked among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2021 edition of “American’s Best Graduate Schools.”

This year the college moved up in the rankings for its Master of Nursing program (ranked No. 74 out of 603 schools) and its Doctor of Nursing Practice (ranked No. 59 out of 603 schools). The college has consistently been ranked in the top 15% of schools for the Doctor of Nursing Practice and Master of Nursing programs.

“Top rankings are important because they validate our success in preparing expertly trained nurse leaders through innovative, quality education programs that focus on evidence-based practice and interprofessional collaboration,” Dean Kim Litwack said.

U.S. News first published a reputation-only graduate school ranking in 1987. The annual “America’s Best Graduate Schools” report began in 1990.

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