Nursing

Ranked in 2011 | Nursing Rankings Methodology

With a master's in nursing, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists can perform a full range of health services. Students may focus on areas such as geriatrics, nutrition and women's health. These are the best nursing schools.

Rank School name Score
#21 University of Alabama—​Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

4.0
#21 University of California—​Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

4.0
#21 University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

4.0
#21 University of Minnesota—​Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN

4.0
#21 University of Texas Health Science Center—​Houston

Houston, TX

4.0
#21 University of Wisconsin—​Madison

Madison, WI

4.0
#32 Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

3.9
#32 University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

3.9
#32 University of Rochester

Rochester, NY

3.9
#32 University of Texas—​Austin

Austin, TX

3.9
#36 Georgetown University

Washington, DC

3.8
#36 Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

3.8
#36 University of Kansas

Kansas City, KS

3.8
#36 University of Nebraska Medical Center

Omaha, NE

3.8
#36 University of Texas Health Science Center—​San Antonio

San Antonio, TX

3.8
#36 University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

3.8
#36 University of Wisconsin—​Milwaukee

Milwaukee, WI

3.8
#36 Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA

3.8
#44 Georgia Regents University

Augusta, GA

3.7
#44 Marquette University

Milwaukee, WI

3.7
#44 Pennsylvania State University—​University Park

University Park, PA

3.7
#44 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Little Rock, AR

3.7
#44 University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

3.7
#44 University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Memphis, TN

3.7
#50 Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing

Hyden, KY

3.6

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