College's Rankings Inch Upward
Mar 21, 2018 12:00 AM
U.S. News & World Report released its annual Best Graduate Schools rankings this week and the 2019 report shows that things keep getting better for the University of Utah’s College of Nursing and School of Medicine.
For the College of Nursing, the Nursing Informatics programs inched up one spot to No. 6. The Nurse Midwifery specialty track was ranked No. 9. The Doctor of Nursing Practice program moved up three spots to No. 19. And the college overall move up a spot, coming in at No. 30.
"These new rankings are testament to the high-quality nursing education the college continues to provide," said Dean Trish Morton. "In particular, I appreciate the recognition of our nursing informatics program, one of the oldest in the country."
The School of Medicine garnered accolades as well with its Medical Primary Care program ranking 26th in the nation, an impressive eight spot climb from the 2018 rankings. The school’s Medical Research program was also recognized, coming in nationally at No. 41.
"The University plays a crucial role in helping educate future healthcare providers in our state," said Senior Vice President for Health Science A. Lorris Betz. "This latest recognition of our world-class nursing and medicine programs is a point of pride for the university and for the community we serve."
For a complete list of rankings, visit US News & World Report here.