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GW SON Top-Ranked

GW SON continues to be ranked among the top 50 schools of nursing. GW is in the top 13% of ranked graduate nursing schools. 

US News & World Report also ranks our online MSN #13 out of more than 145 programs nationwide.

In a first-ever ranking of Doctor of Nursing Practice programs, we are no. 30, placing us in the top 20% of ranked programs. These top rankings reflects the quality of our student engagement, faculty credentials and training, student services and technology, peer recognitions, and admissions selectivity.

GW SON Top-Ranked Nursing School


GW SON is ranked in the top 13% of graduate nursing schools.  This national recognition illustrates our commitment to meet nurses’ demand for flexible and creative online learning opportunities.

Both of our graduate programs earn top ratings from US News & World Report.

Our online MSN program is ranked #13 out of more than 145 programs nationwide and in the first-ever ranking of DNP programs, our online DNP is no. 30, in the top 20% of ranked programs. 

Policy Highlights

Ed Salsberg

GW SON Instructor Published in Academic Medicine

July 16, 2015

GW SON’s Edward Salsberg will be published in the September issue of Academic Medicine, writing about, “Is the Physician Shortage Real? Implications for the Recommendations of the Institute of Medicine Committee on the Governance and Financing of Graduate Medical Education.”

Dr. Jessica Greene

Associate Dean for Research Presents on Financial Incentives at the Milken Institute School of Public Health

July 14, 2015

Dr. Jessica Greene, Associate Dean for Research, gave a seminar entitled “A Delivery System’s Experience with a Very Large Pay for Performance Compensation Model,” on June 23 at the Milken Institute School of Public Health as part of an ongoing health policy series.

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