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Rankings and Distinctions

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

Penn Nursing is the number one nursing school in the world for the sixth consecutive year.

QS World University Rankings

For the sixth year in a row, the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing is ranked the number one nursing school in the world according to a recent survey by QS World University. The rankings highlight the world’s top universities in 51 different subject areas based on academic reputation, employer reputation, and research impact.

U.S. News & World Report

The US News and World Report ’2022 Best Graduate School’ rankings have been released and six individual Penn Nursing programs are noted for their high marks, with two programs taking the number one spot, and two other programs scoring high marks. They are:

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.