Nurse Practitioner: Family

Ranked in 2011, part of Nursing

From treating a child's flu symptoms to promoting good health in the community, family nurse practitioners' duties involve patients of all ages. These are the top nursing programs for family nurse practitioner training.

Rank School name
#24 Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA

#24 University of Texas—​Arlington

Arlington, TX

#21 Emory University

Atlanta, GA

#21 Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

#21 University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

#19 Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA

#19 Rush University

Chicago, IL

#16 University of Colorado—​Denver

Denver, CO

#16 University of Illinois—​Chicago

Chicago, IL

#16 University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

#14 Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing

Hyden, KY

#14 University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

#13 Duke University

Durham, NC

#12 University of Alabama—​Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

#11 University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

#10 Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN

#9 University of Maryland—​Baltimore

Baltimore, MD

#7 Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

#7 Yale University

New Haven, CT

#6 Oregon Health and Science University

Portland, OR

#5 Columbia University

New York, NY

#4 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

#3 University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

#2 University of Washington

Seattle, WA

#1 University of California—​San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

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