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Research Rankings - US Nursing Schools

The 2013 results are in!  Which US universities with research intensive nursing programs made the top ten in US National Institutes for Health Funding?  Here's the list:

1. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO
2. UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS
3. UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
4. JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY
5. UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH AT PITTSBURGH
6. NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
7. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES
8. UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
9. UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND BALTIMORE
10. EMORY UNIVERSITY

So what does this mean? If you are a newly minted PhD or Post-Doc and you want to get your research career off the ground, applying for a job at one of those institutions will give you a good shot at developing your career.

If you are looking for a PhD program or a Post-Doctoral Fellowship, one of those schools would probably be the best place to look for opportunities and mentoring.  Nursing schools in universities that can consistently obtain funding mean that they have good research infrastructure overall to support a budding research career.

And yes, you better believe I'm proud as heck to be affiliated with the #6 ranked NYU College of Nursing!


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