Pitt Nursing Earns Worldwide Recognition

The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing’s outstanding reputation for excellence has been confirmed again with recent recognition as 12th in the world on the 2016 QS World University Rankings by subject, based on academic reputation, employer evaluation and research impact.

This international recognition is the most recent of accolades bestowed on Pitt Nursing with other exceptional rankings, including 5th on the 2016 U.S. News & World Report list of Best Graduate Schools, and 8th on the 2017 U.S. News & World Report list of Best Doctor of Nursing Practice Programs.

“It is an honor to be valued as a world-class nursing program based upon our faculty’s research impact, measured through citations, a wide desire for our graduates, and a strong academic reputation. We are pleased to join our peers across the U.S. and the globe in advancing the education and science underlying nursing in a time of transformation of nursing around the world,” said Jacqueline Dunbar-Jacob, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., dean of Pitt’s School of Nursing.

The School of Nursing has more than 960 students enrolled in its bachelor’s, master’s, Ph.D. and doctor of nursing practice programs.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing educates nurses for an increasingly demanding environment through a curriculum that combines rigorous academic work with varied and intensive clinical experiences and a growing involvement in research. More than 13,500 students have graduated from the School of Nursing’s baccalaureate, master’s, RN options and doctoral programs since the school was founded in 1939. For more information about the School of Nursing, visit www.nursing.pitt.edu.