Following are some of the best US universities offering undergraduate nursing programs:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing
- It is highly regarded as one of the best nursing schools in the country.
- Programs offered include: bachelor of science in nursing program (BSN), master's of science in nursing program (MSN), Doctoral program (PhD), etc.
- The School is the first in the state to offer a four-year baccalaureate nursing degree.
- The School is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses' Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
- Ranked 9th among undergraduate nursing programs in the nation by nursing deans and scholars in an article published in Nurse Educator magazine in 1995.
- The School has been ranked 4th nationally in receipt of nursing research funds from the National Institutes of Health.

Simmons College
- The Nursing Programs have received accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.
- In 1933 the School implemented a 5 year baccalaureate program in Nursing, and became a charter member of the National League for Nursing.
- It is consistently rated as a "Best College" in US News & World Report and was included in the Princeton Review Best 361 Colleges.

The University of Texas School of Nursing
- It is one of the oldest schools of nursing in the Southwest.
- The School of Nursing has been ranked among the top ten institutions in terms of research funding received from the National Institutes of Health.
- The School offers advanced practice nursing preparation in the areas of: Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS), Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP), Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP), Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (ACPNP), and Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (FPMHNP).

Albany State University
- The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program is approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing, and the BSN and MSN programs are accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. Both Nursing programs are also accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
- Ranked 26th out of 81 in the US News first ranking of undergraduate education at HBCUs.

* Suggested Reading: US Nursing Specialty Rankings

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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