UNC School of Nursing undergraduate program ranks among top five in the country

U.S. News & World Report published its 2024 Best Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program rankings, and Carolina Nursing is tied for fourth among the Best Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs in the United States.

These rankings are determined by scores received from surveys of top academics and officials at nursing schools or departments at institutions nationwide that are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education or the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. In addition, the institutions must be regionally accredited and have recently awarded at least 40 BSN degrees.

Carolina Nursing is renowned for its rigorous academic programs, innovative research initiatives, and commitment to serving the public good. It is also recognized for its outstanding faculty, who are national and international leaders in their fields.

The School’s reputation for excellence has attracted students from across the country and around the world, and its graduates are among the most sought-after in the nursing profession.


About the UNC Chapel Hill School of Nursing

Established in 1950, the UNC School of Nursing is part of a cutting-edge, research-intensive university with top-ranked schools of medicine, public health, pharmacy, dentistry and social work located just steps away and adjacent to the renowned UNC Hospitals.

A globally top-ranked public school of nursing, Carolina Nursing provides a diverse, energetic and collegial environment for participating in world-class interprofessional education, scientific inquiry and practice opportunities. The school offers BSN, MSN, DNP and PhD degree programs, as well as post-graduate certificate programs.

As a leading provider of bedside nurses and nurse practitioners, educators, researchers and leaders devoted to public health and access, the UNC School of Nursing is uniquely positioned to serve the front lines of the most pressing health care challenges we face today.

For more information, visit nursing.unc.edu.

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