Among Duquesne University's ranking and honors, the School of Nursing is consistently recognized for its academic excellence, including:
- Designated the #1 Military Friendly graduate school for 2023-24.
- A high NCLEX-RN exam first-time pass rate - 95.58% (2021-22)
- Re-designation as a Center of Excellence in Enhancing Student Learning and Professional Development by the National League for Nursing (designation has been held since 2008)
- Four online graduate programs ranked among the top 10 nationally in the 2023 U.S.
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