Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Ranked No. 1 by U.S. News & World Report
U.S. News & World Report has ranked the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) as the No. 1 accredited graduate nursing school program in the country in its 2017 survey. In addition, the school’s Doctor of Nursing (DNP) program was ranked No. 2 in the first-ever DNP rankings by U.S. News & World Report.
“This has been a tremendous year for our school,” says Patricia Davidson, PhD, MEd, RN, FAAN, dean of the JHSON. “We launched the first U.S. DNP cohort in Saudi Arabia, and remained strategically focused on cultivating excellence within our programs and advancing our research funding. It’s exciting to see the DNP added to the rankings as nursing leadership has become imperative to meeting the needs of changing populations and healthcare systems.”
Placing higher this year in many specialty areas, the school also ranked:
- No. 1 in Administration; tied—up from No. 5
- No. 2 in Nurse Practitioner (pediatric: primary care)—up from No. 7
- No. 2 in Nurse Practitioner (adult, gerontology: primary care); tied—up from No. 7
- No. 2 in Nurse Practitioner (adult, gerontology: acute care)
No. 4 in Nurse Practitioner (family)
Located in Baltimore, the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing is a globally-recognized leader in nursing education, research and practice and ranks #1 nationally among graduate schools of nursing and #6 for online programs, according to U.S. News & World Report. In addition, the school was named the “Most Innovative Nursing Graduate Program in the U.S.” by Best Master of Science in Nursing Degrees, and ranks #1 among nursing schools for Federal Research Grants and National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding. For more information, visit www.nursing.jhu.edu.