Rankings and Accolades

Duke University School of Nursing received several high rankings in the 2022-23 editions of U.S. News & World Report Best Schools rankings.

Overall

  • #2 Best Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program in the country, U.S. News & World Report (2022)
  • #2 Best Graduate Nursing School in the country, U.S. News & World Report (2023)
  • #2 Best Doctor of Nursing Practice Program U.S. News & World Report (2023)
  • #1 Master's Nurse Practitioner specialty programs including adult-gerontology, primary care; family; and psychiatric mental health, U.S. News & World Report (2023)
  • #1 Master's specialty programs including nursing administration, U.S. News & World Report (2023)
  • #1 Doctor of Nursing Practice Leadership Program U.S. News & World Report (2023)
  • #2 Master's Nurse Practitioner Specialty Program including adult-gerontology, acute care, U.S News & World Report (2023)

In addition, Duke University School of Nursing received top rankings in the 2022 editions of U.S. News & World Report Best Online Graduate School rankings.

Online

  • #5 Best Online Nursing School U.S. News & World Report (2022)
  • #2 Best Online Nursing School for VeteransU.S. News & World Report (2022)
  • #1 Nurse Practitioner specialty programs including family and nursing administration/leadership, U.S. News & World Report (2022)
  • #1 Nursing Education ProgramU.S. News & World Report (2022)
 

Research

  • $31.8 million in funded research (2021)
  • $8.4+ million in external funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) (2021)
  • 5th among nursing schools engaged in NIH-funded research (2021)
  • 6th overall in NIH funding for individual training awards, resulting in three PhD students receiving research training grants 

 

Awards & Accolades

 

Students/Faculty

  • 1,128 students from 46 states and 7 countries (Fall 2021)
  • 91 regular-rank faculty are doctorally prepared and include Fellows in the Academy of Nursing Education, in the American Academy of Nursing, and Fellows in the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (Fall 2021)

 

 

 
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