Rankings & Achievements
The University of Maryland School of Nursing is ranked 11th among graduate nursing programs by U.S.News & World Report. Four of the School’s master’s specialties are ranked in the top 10 . The Health Services and Leadership specialty is ranked third, the Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing specialty is ranked seventh, the Adult and Gerontological Nurse Practitioner specialty is ranked eighth, and the Family Nurse Practitioner specialty is ranked ninth in the nation. Rankings are done every three years.
National Institute of Health (NIH) National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) Funding
The School of Nursing is ranked 19th in research funded by NINR.
Grant Funding in FY 2012, included:
- Extramural research funding of $7.6 million
- Total extramural funding of $12.8 million
This ranking does not include the substantial funding our investigators receive from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Centers for Disease Control & Prevention/The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (CDC/NIOSH), and other sources.