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Ann Arbor, MI, March 16, 2016 – Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs were assessed for the first time ever in U.S. News & World Report rankings for 2017, and the post-Master's DNP program at University of Michigan School of Nursing (UMSN) ranked 10th in the nation. 

At the same time, UMSN earned 7th place for master's degree programs in U.S. News & World Report rankings for 2017. Among the master's specialty programs ranked individually by the publication for 2017, UMSN earned high rankings for several, including:

This was the second year that U.S. News gathered statistical data on nursing master's degree programs, in addition to peer assessment reputation surveys. The information was collected from more than 500 accredited graduate programs in nursing.

The University of Michigan continues to be recognized nationally in other graduate programs and disciplines. Among the programs ranked each year in America's Best Graduate Schools — business, education, engineering, law, medicine, as well as nursing — U-M maintained top-15 rankings in all six categories. View a summary of other U-M rankings for 2017. Not all academic programs are ranked every year.

UMSN was also once again named a top graduate nursing school by QS World, ranking 7th worldwide.