University of San Diego Nursing School Rises in U.S. News & World Report's Rankings

The University of San Diego Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science Master’s Program in Nursing is now ranked 28th in the nation, up six spots from a year ago, according to U.S. News & World’s Reports latest ranking.  The master’s program ranks 2nd in California.

The nursing school’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program is ranked #38th and remains the highest-ranked program in California.

“I am very proud of our faculty, staff, and students who all work very hard and together to create our wonderful School of Nursing," said Sally Brosz Hardin, Dean of the USD Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science.

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About the University of San Diego

The University of San Diego sets the standard for an engaged, contemporary Catholic university where innovative Changemakers confront humanity’s urgent challenges. With more than 8,000 students from 75 countries and 44 states, USD is the youngest independent institution on the U.S. News & World Report list of top 100 universities in the United States. USD’s eight academic divisions include the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business, the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, the School of Law, the School of Leadership and Education Sciences, the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, and the Division of Professional and Continuing Education. In February 2016, USD launched the public phase of Leading Change: The Campaign for USD, which represents the most ambitious fundraising effort in the history of the university and builds upon the strong philanthropic momentum achieved by USD in recent years. In September 2016, USD introduced Envisioning 2024, a strategic plan that capitalizes on the university’s recent progress and aligns new strategic goals with current strengths to help shape a vision for the future as the university looks ahead to its 75th anniversary in the year 2024.


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