School Returns to No. 1 in U.S. News Rankings

U.S. News & World Report has named the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing as the No. 1 nursing graduate program in the country in its survey for 2017. The DNP program was ranked No. 2 in the first such rankings ever by U.S. News.

Other JHSON rankings highlights:

  • No. 1 in Administration—(tie) up from its previous No. 5 ranking
  • No. 2 in Nurse Practitioner (pediatric: primary care)—up from No. 7
  • No. 2 in Nurse Practitioner (adult, gerontology: primary care); (tie) up from No. 7
  • No. 2 in Nurse Practitioner (adult, gerontology: acute care)
  • No. 4 in Nurse Practitioner (family)

The top school of nursing for NIH and other research funding, this year JHSON also launched the first U.S. DNP cohort in Saudi Arabia, welcomed its first class of Master of Science: Entry into Nursing students, and remained strategically focused on cultivating excellence, locally and globally, according to Dean Patricia Davidson, PhD, MEd, RN, FAAN.

“I’m excited to celebrate our success and reflect on a year of accomplishments, but I also hope we keep our focus on the many opportunities still ahead of us,” Davidson says. “The rankings are a positive reflection of our hard work and should serve as encouragement for our continued mission of excellence in nursing education, practice, and research.”