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CU Nursing Press Release

CU Nursing's Online Master’s Program Ranked Top 15 in the Country by U.S. News & World Report

AURORA, Colo. (February 7, 2024) – The University of Colorado College of Nursing at the Anschutz Medical Campus has been ranked among the 2024 Best Online Master’s in Nursing Programs in Colorado and the country by U.S. News & World Report. U.S. News ranks schools according to a variety of objective factors, such as research activity, faculty resources, student excellence, and qualitative ratings from experts.

The University of Colorado College of Nursing’s online Master’s in Nursing program tied for 14th with three other schools among 186 total programs. The college’s online MSN Administration and Leadership (iLEAD) program tied for 8th in the country with two other schools. The program moved up three spots from last year’s rankings. CU Nursing remains the #1 nursing program in Colorado.

“The newest U.S. News & World Report rankings reflect CU Nursing’s commitment to providing a quality education for our students,” CU Nursing Dean Elias Provencio-Vasquez, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAANP, says. “Our high rankings are a testament to our outstanding faculty, staff, and administration who constantly work to improve our curriculum and give our students the tools to succeed. We are very proud of our Master’s in Nursing and MSN Administration and Leadership (iLEAD) programs, and we will continue providing top nursing education in Colorado and the U.S.

In its 12th year, the U.S. News Best Online Programs is designed for individuals looking to complete or further their education. This year's edition evaluates more than 1,600 online bachelor's and master's degree programs using metrics specific to online learning. The rankings only include degree-granting programs offered primarily online by regionally accredited institutions.

U.S. News evaluated schools in the online Master’s in Nursing programs based on a variety of factors, such as student engagement, faculty credentials, and services and technologies.

About U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report is the global leader in quality rankings that empower consumers, business leaders and policy officials to make better, more informed decisions about important issues affecting their lives and communities. A multifaceted digital media company with Education, Health, Money, Travel, Cars, News, Real Estate and 360 Reviews platforms, U.S. News provides rankings, independent reporting, data journalism, consumer advice and U.S. News Live events. More than 40 million people visit USNews.com each month for research and guidance. Founded in 1933, U.S. News is headquartered in Washington, D.C.

 About the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a world-class medical destination at the forefront of transformative science, medicine, education and patient care. The campus encompasses the University of Colorado health professional schools, more than 60 centers and institutes, and two nationally ranked independent hospitals - UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital and Children's Hospital Colorado - that treat more than two million adult and pediatric patients each year. Innovative, interconnected and highly collaborative, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus delivers life-changing treatments, patient care and professional training and conducts world-renowned research fueled by over $650 million in research grants. For more information, visit www.cuanschutz.edu.

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