Founded in 1909 and recognized as the first nursing program established within a university, the University of Minnesota (UMN) School of Nursing continues to lead the profession into the future. With a mission to generate knowledge and educate leaders to shape the future of nursing and advance health care to improve the health and wellbeing for all people and the planet, the school’s innovative research and evidence-based practice projects are addressing health issues across the lifespan in local, state, national and global contexts. The school’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program was ranked 7th and its Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program 15th in the most recent rankings by U.S. News & World Report. It is also ranked among the top programs in nurse midwifery and nursing informatics and is internationally renowned for its efforts to improve health and health care through the use of big data. The School is nationally ranked 14th in NIH funding to nursing schools and 1st in the Big Ten Academic Alliance. The UMN School of Nursing offers a DNP in Nursing Informatics and PhD in Nursing with a focus in Nursing Informatics, both virtually accessible.
University of Minnesota, School of Nursing
5-140 Weaver Densfor Hall
308 Harvard Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455