Fairfield Egan Graduate Programs Ranked Among Best in Nation by U.S. News & World Report

Fairfield Egan Graduate Programs Ranked Among Best in Nation by U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of the Best Graduate Schools has once again placed Fairfield Egan’s nursing programs in the Top 3 in the state.

The Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies has yet again been named among the nation’s best in U.S. News & World Report's 2023 Best Graduate School rankings.

Among the Best Nursing Schools that offer Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degrees, Fairfield was ranked #3 in the state, and nationally tied at #76 with Samford University, Seattle University, and University of Wisconsin. Fairfield Egan also tied at #80 among Best Nursing Schools that offer master’s programs nationwide, and tied at #3 statewide with Quinnipiac University.

2023 Best Graduate Schools Rankings:

  • #76 (tie) nationally, #3 in Connecticut, among schools with DNP programs.
  • #80 (tie) nationally, #3 (tie) in Connecticut, among schools with Master’s programs.

Ranking indicators for the 2023 Best Nursing Schools Rankings included quality assessment (peer assessment score, and health care professionals assessment score), research activity, faculty resources, master’s and DNP program student selectivity, and program size.

In addition to the above rankings, Fairfield Egan placed in the top 5 percent of colleges and universities nationally on College Factual’s annual Best Quality Rankings.

2023 College Factual Rankings:

  • #55 and Top 5% in Best Nursing Schools, and #2 in Connecticut Master’s Degree
  • #55 and Top 5% in Best Nursing Schools, and #2 in Connecticut for Doctorate Degrees
  • #1 Best Nursing Practice Doctor's Degree Schools in the New England Region
  • #2 in Best Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Doctor's Degree Schools
  • #2 in Best Nursing Doctor's Degree Schools in the New England Region
  • #55 and Top 5% in Best Nursing Schools Bachelor’s Degree Rankings
  • #2 in Connecticut for bachelor’s degree rankings.
For more information on Fairfield University's rankings and other accolades, visit fairfield.edu/rankings.

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Last modified: 04-22-22 9:30 AM

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