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VCU School of Nursing rises in U.S. News and World Report rankings

VCU School of Nursing rises in U.S. News and World Report rankings

VCU School of Nursing

VCU School of Nursing is once again ranked in the top 50 of the nation’s graduate schools of nursing, moving up seven spots according to this week's announcement by U.S. News and World Report. 

VCU School of Nursing is ranked at No. 41 overall. In addition, VCU’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program made the top 50 for the first time since it was launched three years ago, ranking No. 48.

“We're thrilled to continue to be among the top nursing programs in the nation,” said Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean and the Doris B. Yingling Endowed Chair. "This national recognition reflects the outstanding quality of our academic programs and research, as well as our highly talented faculty and students.” 

The U.S. News rankings are based on a variety of factors, including a school’s reputation, student factors, admission rates, student/faculty ratio, f​aculty practice, grant funding and more.

To learn more about the 2019 Best Nursing Schools rankings, visit https://www.usnews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-nursing-schools?int=eab894

To view other VCU graduate program rankings, visit https://news.vcu.edu/article/VCU_programs_recognized_among_the_best_in_updated_US_News__World.

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