Rankings and Distinctions

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) ranks the IU School of Nursing number 24 among universities who receive funding from the NIH.

We were the first school in the nation to be designated an NLN Center of Excellence in Nursing Education in two categories— Advance the Science of Nursing Education and Promote the Pedagogical Expertise of Faculty. Both of these designations were renewed.

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US News & World Report 2017 Graduate School Rankings for 2017:

  • DNP is #1 in the state of Indiana and in the top 10% of the schools ranked.
  • MSN program is #1 in the state of Indiana and in the top 12% of schools ranked.

Almost 40% of the baccalaureate-prepared professional nurses in Indiana graduate from the IU School of Nursing each year.

Many of our faculty are distinguished with fellowships in national nursing organizations:

  • Twenty-three Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing

    Representative group of FAAN Fellows from the IU School of Nursing

    From left, Mary Beth Riner, Sue Rawl, Janet Carpenter, Joan Haase, Pam Ironside, Robin Newhouse, Claire Draucker, Vicky Champion, Susan Pressler, Diane Von An, and Janet Welch.

    Complete List of Fellows

    Joan Austin
    Margaret Applegate
    Jan Beckstrand
    Diane Billings
    Janet S. Carpenter
    Victoria L. Champion
    Claire Burke Draucker
    Patricia Ebright
    Doris Froebe
    Janet Fulton
    Joan Haase
    Eileen Hacker
    Judith A.Halstead
    Brenda Lyon
    Rose Mays
    Joanne Martin
    Angela McBride
    Robin Newhouse
    Susan Pressler
    Susan Rawl
    Mary Beth Riner
    Phyllis Stern
    Lillian Stokes
    Janet Welch
    Lucia Wocial

  • Five Members of Sigma Theta Tau International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame

    Marion E. Broome
    Janet Carpenter
    Victoria Champion
    Joan Haase
    Robin Newhouse

  • Ten Fellows of the National League for Nursing

    Diane Billings (Honorary Fellow)
    Donna Boland
    Jan Fulton
    Judith A. Halstead
    Angela McBride (Honorary Fellow)
    Janet Phillips
    Deanna Reising
    Sharon Sims
    Melinda Swenson
    Lillian Stokes (Honorary Fellow)

  • Three Fellows of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

    Susan J. Moore
    Sharon Simms
    Melinda Swenson

Our T32 Training in Behavioral Health Research program has been funded for over 20 consecutive years.

Many of our faculty are editors of national publications:

  • Janet Fulton is the editor of Clinical Nurse Specialist - The International Journal for Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Sheri Robb is the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Music Therapy
  • Joyce Pittman is the deputy editor of the Journal of Wound Ostomy & Continence Nursing

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