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The Duke University School of Nursing strives to continue to offer the highest quality, cutting edge programs. To maintain these standards, our academic programs have recently undergone a rigorous review and a revised curriculum will be implemented beginning in the 2014-2015 Academic Year. Additional information will become available in November 2013.

ABSN students gather in the Champagne Courtyard after classAt Duke University School of Nursing, preparing for the nursing profession involves the active transformation of knowledge into practice.

  • Cultural competency is an integral part of what we teach and learn here. A growing number of students choose to participate in cultural immersion experiences in Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean.
  • Faculty members are conducting in-depth and cross-disciplinary research, searching for practical solutions to health-care issues ranging from the care of sickle cell disease patients to best practices for helping patients waiting for a liver transplant cope with the uncertainties of the process.
  • We champion innovation and entrepreneurship in nursing practice, research, and education.
  • Duke University School of Nursing values diversity as a crucial component in its engagement with students, faculty, and the world. You’ll find a learning climate where creativity, robust yet respectful debate, and a genuine respect for others can flourish—an environment where diversity can spawn intellectual engagement and collaborative partnerships. Our students are women and men of all ages, at every stage of their nursing careers. Our faculty, like our students, come from across the nation and the world.

Whether you’re just entering the field of nursing or pursuing an advanced degree, Duke University School of Nursing offers a top-ranked and uniquely personalized education to help you prepare for the future you want.
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If at any time you have questions, please contact the Office of Admissions and Student Services. Our staff is available to help answer any questions you may have.

Duke University's Annual Clery Security Report as Mandated by Federal Statute 20 USC § 1092. The Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report include institutional policies concerning campus safety and security, as well as statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on Duke University property and on public property adjacent to campus and fires that have occurred in residence halls. A copy of this Report can be obtained by contacting the Duke Police Department at 684-4602 or writing to 502 Oregon Street, Durham, NC 27708 or by accessing: