Quick Facts: The Impact of UMSON

News, numbers, stats, and everything else you’d like to know about the University of Maryland School of Nursing.

Stethoscope Icon3 locations: Baltimore; the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville, Maryland; and Laurel College Center

24 clinical simulation laboratories

40 percent of entry-level (Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Clinical Nurse Leader) graduates are employed at the University of Maryland Medical Center

6,112: Governor’s Wellmobile visits in 2016
Our Wellmobiles provide primary health care to uninsured and underserved residents across Central Maryland while serving as interprofessional clinical education sites.

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U.S.News and World Report - Best Grad Schols - Master's Degree 2018

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1st Clinical Nurse Leader and Nursing Informatics master’s programs

10th Doctor of Nursing Practice program

10th overall master’s program ranking

Our Students

  • 1,804: number of students attending UMSON
    • 823: undergraduate (BSN, RN-to-BSN)   Student Books Icon
    • 555: master’s
    • 418: doctoral (52 PhD; 366 DNP)
    • 8: certificate
  • 44: percentage of minority students
  • 12: percentage of male students
  • 22: Maryland counties (out of 24) from which UMSON students come

Our Faculty

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  • 148: faculty members
    • 131 full time
    • 17 part time
  • 34: clinical instructors
  • 114: faculty members hold doctoral degrees (77 percent of the total faculty)
  • 600-plus: faculty associates and clinical preceptors (overseeing student clinical experiences)

Student Mortar Board IconOur Alumni

  • ‌23,199 alumni in:
    • 50 states
    • 19 countries


Research and Funding

  • 13th in receipt of funding (for schools of nursing) from the National Institutes of Health
  • $8.34 M: total extramural funding in FY 16
    • $3.374 M: extramural research funding in FY 16
  • 2 interprofessional organized research centers
  • 1 University of Maryland, Baltimore interdisciplinary center of research
  • areas of research include:
    • chronic pain
    • impulsivity and drug abuse
    • neuromuscular disorders
    • sleep
    • web-based interventions
    • health care organizational issues
    • the microbiota and pre-term birth
    • palliative care
    • worksite wellness
    • bone health

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