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Rankings and Distinctions

Penn Nursing programs consistently rank at the very top of U.S. News and other global rankings. 

U.S. News & World Report

The 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools ranks Penn Nursing second in the country. 

In their nursing specialty rankings—for those individual programs that are included—Penn Nursing ranked first or second in six categories:

In 2017, the U.S. News and World Report National Universities Rankings placed the University of Pennsylvania at number nine.

QS World University Rankings

The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing is the number one nursing school in the world according to the 2016 ranking by QS World University. The rankings highlight the world’s top universities in 42 different subject areas based on academic reputation, employer reputation, and research impact.

INSIGHT Into Diversity: Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

Penn Nursing received the 2016 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.