Best Doctor of Nursing Practice Colleges

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Below you can explore the top colleges and universities in the United States offering master’s-level accredited Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs for the 2018-2019 school year.

2018-2019 U.S. News & World Report’s Nursing School Rankings

RankingCollege NameLocation
#1
Duke UniversityDurham, NC
#2
Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimore, MD
#3
University of WashingtonSeattle, WA
#4
Rush UniversityChicago, IL
#5 Tie
Case Western Reserve UniversityCleveland, OH
#5 Tie
Emory UniversityAtlanta, GA
#5 Tie
University of PittsburghPittsburgh, PA
#8 Tie
University of Alabama – BirminghamBirmingham, AL
#8 Tie
University of Maryland – BaltimoreBaltimore, MD
#10
Yale UniversityNew Haven, CT
#11
Vanderbilt UniversityNashville, TN
#12
University of Illinois – ChicagoChicago, IL
#13 Tie
New York University (Meyers)New York, NY
#13 Tie
University of North Carolina – Chapel HillChapel Hill, NC
#15
University of IowaIowa City, IA
#16 Tie
Rutgers University – NewarkNewark, NJ
#16 Tie
University of VirginiaCharlottesville, VA
#18
University of Michigan – Ann ArborAnn Arbor, MI
#19 Tie
Columbia UniversityNew York, NY
#19 Tie
University of UtahSalt Lake City, UT
#21 Tie
Medical University of South CarolinaCharleston, SC
#21 Tie
Ohio State UniversityColumbus, OH
#23
University of Tennessee Health Science CenterMemphis, TN
#24
Arizona State UniversityPhoenix, AZ
#25
George Washington UniversityWashington, DC
#26 Tie
University of KentuckyLexington, KY
#26 Tie
University of Minnesota – Twin CitiesMinneapolis, MN
#28 Tie
University of ArizonaTucson, AZ
#28 Tie
University of FloridaGainesville, FL
#28 Tie
University of Wisconsin – MadisonMadison, WI
#31
Washington State UniversitySpokane, WA
#32 Tie
Georgetown UniversityWashington, DC
#32 Tie
Oregon Health and Science UniversityPortland, OR
#32 Tie
Villanova UniversityVillanova, PA
#35
Pennsylvania State University – University ParkUniversity Park, PA
#36 Tie
Indiana University-_Purdue University – IndianapolisIndianapolis, IN
#36 Tie
Uniformed Services University of the Health SciencesBethesda, MD
#36 Tie
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical CampusAurora, CO
#39 Tie
University of RochesterRochester, NY
#39 Tie
University of Texas Health Science Center – HoustonHouston, TX
#39 Tie
Wayne State UniversityDetroit, MI
#42 Tie
The Catholic University of AmericaWashington, DC
#42 Tie
University of MiamiCoral Gables, FL
#44 Tie
George Mason UniversityFairfax, VA
#44 Tie
University of PortlandPortland, OR
#44 Tie
University of San DiegoSan Diego, CA
#44 Tie
University of South CarolinaColumbia, SC
#48 Tie
University of KansasKansas City, KS
#48 Tie
University of Massachusetts – AmherstAmherst, MA
#48 Tie
University of MissouriColumbia, MO
#48 Tie
Virginia Commonwealth UniversityRichmond, VA
#52 Tie
University of ArkansasFayetteville, AR
#52 Tie
University of Texas – ArlingtonArlington, TX
#54 Tie
Baylor UniversityDallas, TX
#54 Tie
Florida Atlantic University (Lynn)Boca Raton, FL
#54 Tie
University of Missouri – Kansas CityKansas City, MO
#54 Tie
University of North Carolina – GreensboroGreensboro, NC
#58 Tie
Fairfield UniversityFairfield, CT
#58 Tie
Northeastern UniversityBoston, MA
#58 Tie
Samford UniversityBirmingham, AL
#61 Tie
University of CincinnatiCincinnati, OH
#61 Tie
University of Colorado – Colorado SpringsColorado Springs, CO
#61 Tie
University of ConnecticutStorrs, CT
#61 Tie
University of Tennessee – KnoxvilleKnoxville, TN
#61 Tie
University of Wisconsin – MilwaukeeMilwaukee, WI
#66 Tie
Florida International UniversityMiami, FL
#66 Tie
Florida State UniversityTallahassee, FL
#66 Tie
Marquette UniversityMilwaukee, WI
#66 Tie
Saint Louis UniversitySt. Louis, MO
#66 Tie
University of South FloridaTampa, FL
#71
University of Nebraska Medical CenterOmaha, NE
#72
Loyola University ChicagoChicago, IL
#73 Tie
Frontier Nursing UniversityHyden, KY
#73 Tie
Michigan State UniversityEast Lansing, MI
#73 Tie
Stony Brook University – SUNYStony Brook, NY

Source: U.S. News & World Report


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