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Egan School of Nursing Among Top Programs in the Country, Best in State

In a 2018 ranking from College Factual, the University’s nursing program placed 11th out of all schools in the country, and first in Connecticut.

The Egan School faculty, staff, and students continue to surpass our most ambitious expectations and I’m confident that we will continue to rise in the future.

— Dean of the Egan School, Meredith Kazer, PhD, APRN, FAAN

The Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies continues to receive national attention, recently being named among the top 15 nursing programs in the country and the top nursing program in Connecticut. Additionally, College Factual’s ranking placed Egan graduates among the top 5% highest paid graduates in the country.

"I couldn’t be more proud of the Egan School’s extraordinary accomplishments that resulted in these rankings,” said Dean Meredith Kazer, PhD, APRN, FAAN. “The Egan School faculty, staff, and students continued to surpass our most ambitious expectations and I’m confident that we will continue to rise in the future."

The rankings from College Factual are the latest in a string of accolades. In their annual rankings for graduate schools, U.S. News and World Report named the Egan School among the best in the country in the category of Doctorate of Nursing degree, as well as Graduate Nursing degree. Both placements on the lists saw a jump of over 26 spots from the previous year.

Fairfield University's Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies programs use the latest in medical equipment and small classroom settings to provide a practical and engaging education for students. The school offers students a strong liberal arts education along with the theory-based knowledge and skills to work in the expanding fields of nursing and health studies. Students grow personally and professionally and become committed and compassionate nurses, capable of providing professional care to people in any setting. For more information, please visit Fairfield.edu/nursing.

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