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 #26 out of more than 144 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.

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Thank you for your interest in GW’s School of Nursing!

Unbound by tradition, the GW School of Nursing embraces innovation by pushing the cutting edge of nursing practice and education to provide our students with a deep appreciation for compassionate and high quality health care.  Our faculty are exceptional educators who understand the complex world of healthcare and build on the intersection of patient care, research, and policy.  We value lifelong learning, and our students are advancing nursing practice, leadership, and education as they make a difference in the world.

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Before you apply, explore this section to learn about the admissions process, deadlines, scholarships, financial aid information, and more.

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Office of Admissions

School of Nursing
45085 University Dr
Suite 201-T
Ashburn, VA 20147
Phone: 571-553-0138

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Students offer advice to applicants in US News story

US News is widely considered a premier resource for students interested in higher education, whether it’s college or graduate work. A recent US News story, “Get Accepted Into a Top Online Graduate Nursing Program,” features GW SON MSN student Patsy Deyo, who offers advice for others applying to graduate programs.

GW SON student shares tips for moms going back to school!

April 01, 2014

Patsy Deyo, an online student in the master’s in nursing program at George Washington University shares tips for mothers planning to go back to school. Read more on US News Education Online.