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Rankings and Distinctions

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

QS World University Rankings

For the second 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 42 different subject areas based on academic reputation, employer reputation, and research impact.

U.S. News & World Report

The US News and World Report ’2018 Best Graduate School’ rankings have been released and six individual Penn Nursing programs are noted for their high marks, with four programs taking the number one spot, resulting in more number one specialties than any other school. 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.