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UTHSC News: College of Nursing’s BSN Program Ranked No. 31 in Nation by U.S. News & World Report


For the third year in a row, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has the highest-ranked Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program in Tennessee, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s list of undergraduate nursing programs in its Best Colleges list.

Nationally, the college ranked No. 31 out of 656 BSN programs listed by U.S. News & World Report, placing it in the top 5% in the country. The next most highly ranked undergraduate nursing program in Tennessee was the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, which ranked 67. The University of Memphis ranked No. 154 on the list. Other University of Tennessee nursing programs on the list were UT Chattanooga at 154 and UT Martin at 228. This is the third year that the magazine has ranked BSN programs. The UTHSC College of Nursing’s BSN program moved up on the list this from its position at 39 last year.

“I am incredibly proud to see the college’s BSN program continue to move up on this national ranking,” said College of Nursing Dean Wendy Likes, PhD, DNSc, APRN-BC, FAANP. “This demonstrates the dedication of our faculty, staff, and students. I am grateful that our program continues to produce excellent and compassionate nurses to serve our community.”

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