UNCSON Ranks 10th in World Rankings

The UNC School of Nursing ranks 10th among nursing schools the world over and third among US schools of nursing according to ShanghaiRanking’s Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2017 report.

Considered the most influential international ranking by the Chronicle of Higher Education, the annual AWRU report ranks universities and schools based on transparent methodology and third-party data, using six objective indicators including faculty awards and distinctions, and the number and impact of scientific publications.

“Of course, we’re thrilled with this recognition of the quality of our people and programs,” said Nena Peragallo-Montano, dean of the UNC School of Nursing. “Our history shows that when we focus our best efforts on serving the health care needs of the people of North Carolina, great results come not only for them, but for people around the globe. Rankings like this one give some proof to that, and we are pleased.”

UNC ranked 33rd among the world’s top universities, and had 11 subjects that scored in the top 20.

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