Baylor Graduate Programs Ranked by 2024 U.S. News & World Report

April 9, 2024

The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) is pleased to share the news of its placement in the U.S. News & World Report (USNWR) 2024-2025 Best Graduate School rankings. 

In the U.S. News Best Nursing Schools rankings, the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program in Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing in Dallas continues to hold No. 66 in the nation. Baylor nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program offers eight tracks, including Family Nurse PractitionerNurse-MidwiferyNeonatal Nurse PractitionerPediatric Nurse PractitionerAdult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse PractitionerExecutive Nurse Leadership, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and U.S. Army Anesthesia Nursing.

Plus, two Baylor graduate nursing programs are noted in U.S. News “Best Nursing Specialty” rankings:

  • The U.S. Army graduate program in anesthesia nursing (USAGPAN), which operates at the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio ranked at No. 2 nationally and is tied with the University of Pittsburgh. It is also the highest graduate program rank at Baylor University with Baylor Law School’s Trial Advocacy Program ranked at No. 3 and;
  • The nurse-midwifery program at No. 22 in the nation.

“We are always pleased to be ranked by the prestigious U.S. News & World Report,” said Dean Linda Plank, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing. “This achievement underscores our commitment to educate and prepare both baccalaureate and graduate-level nurses within a Christian community for professional practice, healthcare leadership, and worldwide service.”

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