Nursing Program Ranked 7th in the Nation in Annual Study

A Second School of Nursing Program Is Ranked 13th in the Nation

April 10, 2003

The Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program at the University of Rochester School of Nursing has been named the 7th best in the nation in the U.S. News and World Report annual rankings. The Adult Nurse Practitioner program was ranked 13th in the nation, and the Family Nurse Practitioner program was ranked 21st.  Overall, the University of Rochester School of Nursing improved seven places this year in the rankings, moving from 36th to 29th in the nation.

"We strive to offer innovative, high-quality programs, so it's wonderful to see our hard work validated on a national level," says Patricia Chiverton, Ed.D., R.N., dean of the School of Nursing. "At a time when nursing is more important than ever in health care, we're proud to be educating nurses who are making a real difference in their profession."

There are 682 baccalaureate and post-graduate nursing programs in the country.

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