The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing was ranked No. 1 in the nation by the 2016 U.S. News Best Graduate Schools peer assessment rankings on the quality of its master's programs in nursing, with a perfect score of 100 percent. In addition, Penn was ranked No. 1 in six categories: Administration; Nurse practitioner (adult/gerontology, acute care); Nurse practitioner (adult/gerontology, primary care); Nurse Practitioner (family); Nurse Practitioner (pediatric, primary care); Nurse Practitioner (psychiatric/mental health, across the lifespan).

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing was rated as one of the top five accredited nursing school graduate programs in the nation, ranking 2nd in the U.S. News 2016 survey along with University of California-San Francisco. The school’s online graduate nursing programs were also ranked 3rd by U.S. News and World Report.

The School of Nursing at University of Pittsburgh has increased its ranking in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools. It was ranked 5th, up from 7th. Many of the School’s specializations in the graduate programs are also highly graded in the report, including Nurse Anesthesia (#1), Clinical Nurse Leader (#3), Administration (#5).

Columbia University School of Nursing has moved from 21st to 11th; placing it within the top 15 schools of nursing in the nation. In addition, five of the Columbia Nursing specialty programs were ranked among the top 10 in the nation.

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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