DNP Program Remains Top in Florida for 2021.


The University of Florida College of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program, or DNP, remained the top in the state and was the 24th-highest ranked public program nationally, according to the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate School rankings. The College of Nursing is ranked No. 36 among all nursing programs.

“We are proud to remain the top DNP program in Florida and in the Top 24 among public universities,” said Anna McDaniel, Ph.D., dean and the Linda Harman Aiken Professor at the UF College of Nursing. “The past year has proven how invaluable nurses are in responding to and providing care and support at all times, but especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. At the College of Nursing, we prepare DNP graduates who meet the needs of diverse populations and reduce health care inequities through their commitment to care, lead and inspire.”

View the official UF news release here: UF continues upward momentum with U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate School Rankings