A world-class city filled with art and culture and an incredible campus that offers cutting edge resources–that’s what students receive at Penn Nursing. And that’s just the start. Penn Nursing and the wider university offer something for everyone, as well as a lifelong community.

Penn Nursing is globally known for educating dynamic nurses—because our School values evidence-based science and health equity. That’s where our expertise lies, whether in research, practice, community health, or beyond. Everything we do upholds a through-line of innovation, encouraging our exceptional students, alumni, and faculty share their knowledge and skills to reshape health care.

Penn Nursing students are bold and unafraid, ready to embrace any challenge that comes their way. Whether you are exploring a career in nursing or interested in advancing your nursing career, a Penn Nursing education will help you meet your goals and become an innovative leader, prepared to change the face of health and wellness.

Penn Nursing is the #1-ranked nursing school in the world. Its highly-ranked programs help develop highly-skilled leaders in health care who are prepared to work alongside communities to tackle issues of health equity and social justice to improve health and wellness for everyone.

Penn Nursing’s rigorous academic curricula are taught by world renowned experts, ensuring that students at every level receive an exceptional Ivy League education. From augmented reality classrooms and clinical simulations to coursework that includes experiential global travel to clinical placements in top notch facilities, a Penn Nursing education prepares our graduates to lead.

Six Penn Nursing Programs in Top-Tier for US News & World Report Rankings

The US News and World Report ‘2017 Best Graduate School’ rankings have been released and six individual Penn Nursing specialties came in either first or second place.

March 17, 2016

The US News and World Report ‘2017 Best Graduate School’ rankings have been released and six individual Penn Nursing specialties came in either first or second place. They are:

  • Adult/Gerontology, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner #1
  • Adult/Gerontology, Primary Care Nurse Practitioner #1
  • Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner #1
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner #1
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration #1 (tied with Johns Hopkins)
  • Family Nurse Practitioner #2 (tied with Duke University)

Overall, Penn Nursing placed in the top tier of graduate schools of nursing nationally, taking second place. The School’s Nurse Midwifery program ranked in the top ten.

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