Yale School of Nursing, Yale University's Graduate Nursing Programs

Yale Tied for Seventh in US News and World Report Rankings of Graduate Schools of Nursing

March 16, 2011

Yale University School of Nursing (YSN) is tied for seventh overall in the 2011 US News and World Report rankings of graduate schools of nursing. In the previous ranking in 2007, YSN was also tied for seventh. This review covers over 1,000 graduate schools across the United States.

In addition to the number seven overall ranking, several YSN masters programs were ranked in the top ten. The Psychiatric-Mental Health specialty was tied for first, the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program was second, Nursing-Midwifery was tied for fifth, the Family Nurse Practitioner specialty was tied for seventh, and the Adult Nurse Practitioner was ninth.

"These rankings affirm our reputation among other nursing deans as a top tier school," commented Margaret Grey, DrPH, RN, FAAN, Dean of Yale University School of Nursing and Annie Goodrich Professor. "We are all gratified by the positive outcome of this review, along with our high ranking for the PhD program from the National Research Council."

Yale University School of Nursing (YSN) enjoys a national and international reputation for excellence in teaching, research and clinical practice. One of Yale University's professional schools, YSN is a leading school of nursing in the United States, with a diverse community of scholars and clinicians with a common goal: better health care for all people. More information on YSN may be found at www.nursing.yale.edu.