Male faculty member with male and female nursing students in clinical setting

Accreditation and Rankings

Accreditations and Approvals

School of Nursing

CCNE logoAccredited by CCNE

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program and the post-graduate APRN certificate program at Duquesne University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

Approved by PA State Board of Nursing

Our programs are fully approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing, available for contact at:

P.O. Box 2649
Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
(Phone: 1.717.783.7142)

Duquesne University

Duquesne University is accredited by:

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education
3624 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

The State Board of Education of the Pennsylvania Department of Education
333 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17126
(Phone: 1.717.783.6788)

National Rankings


NCLEX-RN Exam First-time Pass Rate

U.S. News & World Report School of Nursing Rankings


Best Graduate Schools - MSN Program 2021


Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs 2021


Best Online Master's in Nurse Education 2021


Best Online Master's in Nursing Administration 2021


Best Graduate Schools - Family Nurse Practitioner Program 2021


Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs for Veterans 2021

Other Rankings

Duquesne University

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