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WVU Nursing again ranks in the top 100 undergraduate programs by U.S. News & World Report

WVU Nursing again ranks in the top 100 undergraduate programs by U.S. News & World Report

In rankings released by U.S. News & World Report, the West Virginia University School of Nursing undergraduate nursing program has again been named one of the top 100 in the nation.

Established in 1960, the WVU School of Nursing offers innovative academic programs at the undergraduate and graduate level to meet the demands of an ever-changing healthcare landscape in-person at five campuses, including Beckley, Bridgeport, Charleston, Keyser and Morgantown, as well as online program options.

“This ranking is an excellent illustration of the hard work of our students, faculty and staff,” said Dr. Tara Hulsey, Dean and E. Jane Martin Endowed Professor. “Our students and their success, both academic and personal, are our top priorities.”

For 2024, the undergraduate nursing program landed at No. 86 out of the 656 programs ranked, up from No. 93 the previous year.

The U.S. News & World Report BSN programs rankings are determined by the average of scores received from surveys of top academics and officials at nursing schools or departments. These officials rated the overall quality of undergraduate BSN programs they were familiar with on a 1-5 scale.

Schools are included and ranked in this standalone peer assessment survey if they have bachelor’s-level accreditation by either the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education or the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. In addition, these regionally accredited institutions must have recently awarded at least 40 BSN degrees.

WVU School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. For more information, visit


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