The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Ranks Top 5 for Online Nursing Programs


The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) earned the No. 5 spot in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Nursing Programs rankings. The school moved into the top five from its previous No. 6 ranking, tying with the University of Cincinnati.

Commenting on the rise in online ranking, Patricia Davidson, dean of JHSON, said, “While looking strategically at our online offerings, we have remained dedicated to providing an excellent education to our students both onsite and online. Our collaborative work environments and multiple methods of learning are comprehensive yet flexible for students all over the world.”

Online options at JHSON include:

The No. 1 accredited graduate nursing program for 2017 and No. 2 for DNP programs according to U.S. News & World Report, JHSON is also ranked the best nursing program in the U.S. by Mometrix, No. 1 for its nursing master’s program by College Choice, and No. 2 in the world by QS University.


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 #2 for DNP programs, according to U.S. News & World Report. In addition, the school is ranked by QS World University as the # 2 nursing school in the world and is named the “Most Innovative Nursing Graduate Program in the U.S” by Best Master of Science in Nursing Degrees. The school is among the top nursing schools for Federal Research Grants and National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding. For more information, visit

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