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Accreditation and Rankings

ACCREDITATIONS and APPROVALS

School of Nursing

CCNE logoThe baccalaureate degree in nursing, master's degree 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, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036,  1-202-887-6791.  Any student concerns can be sent to the address listed.

Our programs are fully approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. (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, 1-267-284-5000.
  • The State Board of Education of the Pennsylvania Department of Education, 333 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17126, 1-717-783-6788

94.38%

NCLEX-RN Exam First-time Pass Rate

School of Nursing Rankings

#62

U.S. News & World Report

Best Graduate Schools - MSN Program 2021

#45

U.S. News & World Report
Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs 2020

#3

U.S. News & World Report

Best Online Master's in Nurse Education 2020

#5

U.S. News & World Report

Best Graduate Schools - Family Nurse Practitioner Program 2020

#17

U.S. News & World Report

Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs for Veterans 2020

 #9

GraduateNursingEDU.org
100 Most Social Media Friendly Nursing Schools

#15

College Factural
Best Colleges 2020
#15 out of 123 in the State of Pennsylvania
#162 out of a total 1,727 schools

Other Rankings

Duquesne University

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