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 Icon2 locations:

28 clinical simulation laboratories

Approximately 10% of pre-licensure students' clinical hours in any given course take place in the clinical simulation laboratories

300+ clinical learning sites

Entry to Practice*

  • 93% program completion
  • 23% were hired at the University of Maryland Medical Center upon graduation (self-reported)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Clinical Nurse Leader

3,000: Governor’s Wellmobile visits annually
Our Wellmobiles provide primary health care to uninsured and underserved residents across Central Maryland while serving as interprofessional clinical education sites.


In 2019, we're celebrating some milestones:

And we're still counting in these areas ...


Best Grad School | U.S. News & World Report | Nursing 2020Rankings

‌‌per U.S. News & World Report


Scholarships

59% of students receive
2,686
 awards (scholarships, Pell grants, loans, etc.) in fall 2018
$11,792 average aid awarded

Conway Scholars
$15.4M in support from William “Bill” and Joanne Conway
182scholarships awarded as of spring 2019


Student Books IconOur Students

  • 1,988 students from 29 states and 20 (out of 24) Maryland counties   
    • 849: undergraduate (BSN, RN-to-BSN)   ‌
    • 512: master’s
    • 613: doctoral (52 PhD; 366 DNP)
    • 14: certificate
  • 48: percentage of minority students
  • 12: percentage of male students
  • 31: average age

Our Faculty

  • 148: faculty members
    • 130 full time
    • 18 part time
  • 24: clinical instructors
  • 114: faculty members hold doctoral degrees (73 percent of the total faculty)
  • 650+: faculty associates and clinical preceptors (overseeing student clinical experiences)

Our Alumni

  • ‌24,581 alumni in:
    • 50 states and U.S. territories (Guam, U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico)
    • 27 countries
  • 2,245 alumni have earned a second degree from UMSON
  • 156 alumni have earned three degrees from UMSON

Firsts


Research and Funding

  • 9th in receipt of funding (for public schools of nursing) from the National Institutes of Health
  • $8.2M: total extramural funding in FY 18
    • $3.6M: extramural research funding in FY 18
  • 3 organized research centers
  • areas of research include:
    • Chronic pain
    • Healthy aging
    • Sleep/fatigue
    • Opioids/substance abuse
    • Health services
    • Health care informatics
    • Symptom management
    • Mental health
    • Maternal and birth outcomes
    • End of life and palliative care
    • Environmental exposures
    • Worksite wellness
    • Neuromuscular disorders
    • Implementation and dissemination science