Why the University of Michigan School of Nursing?

Students in class at U-M School of NursingThe University of Michigan School of Nursing leads the way to nursing excellence through the synergy of education, research, and service.

Leading the way in knowledge and experience

Our academic programs fuse the critical study of theory with challenging clinical practice. Supported by a state-of-the-art Clinical Learning Center and partnerships with some of the best clinical mentor-preceptors in the country, we educate highly-skilled nurses and nurse researchers with the cadre of skills essential to providing high-quality healthcare.

Leading the way in scientific discovery

At the U-M School of Nursing, both expert and novice investigators alike find the tools, resources, and environment they need to go beyond conventional wisdom, creating knowledge, advancing the field, improving the health of our communities, and inspiring continued discovery. As a designated PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center, our commitment to advancing the practice of nursing through research and collaboration is evident. 

Leading the way in care that makes a difference

We honor caring for and serving others, no matter who they are, what they look like, or where they live. Relying on the considerable talent and skills housed within our school, we give to communities both locally and globally through the interchange of ideas, the sharing of resources, the teaching of skills, and the direct care of patients.
Join us to find out for yourself why we have over 12,000 of the University of Michigan's 480,000 living alumni worldwide. Join us and become one of the leaders and best.
In choosing the U-M School of Nursing, you choose to become part of a community of nursing scholars, but you also choose to study at the University of Michigan -- a top-ranked and world-recognized leader in higher education and research. Being a Michigan student means undeniable access to the resources and experiences that turn getting a degree into the opportunity to explore, research, engage, strive, and learn. Health Sciences at Michigan can access a comprehensive library system boasting over 7.5 million volumes and the North Campus Research Complex (NCRC) with 1.2 million square feet of research space and a $1 billion research budget, among other advantages that come with the Michigan Difference.