U.S. News & World Report released its 2018 Best Graduate Schools rankings. The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies ranked high out of the 532 nursing schools with accredited master’s or doctoral programs.
The school rose to No. 31, from 49 the previous year, for its Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs, making UMKC the highest ranked DNP program in Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and Arkansas.
For its master’s nursing programs, UMKC ranked No. 43, higher than any other master’s nursing program in Nebraska, Kansas and Arkansas. It is the second highest in Missouri after the University of Missouri in Columbia at No. 38.
“UMKC students can feel confident they are receiving a world class education and graduate degree from our outstanding faculty and clinicians who engage with them as partners in their education. The diversity of our students adds immensely to the program experience and it shows in their successes in their careers” says Ann H Cary, Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Studies