Nursing Schools Offering Doctoral Degrees

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Doctoral degrees with specialization in nursing sciences, maternal and neonatal nursing, and pediatric nursing and 8 other majors are offered by 406 nursing schools in all states. The most nursing schools providing doctoral degrees are in Pennsylvania (34 schools), New York (22 schools), Texas (19 schools), and California (19 schools).

The best nursing doctoral degree programs in the United States are offered by Duke University. That school offers an excellent nursing doctoral degree program evaluated with five stars for curriculum and four-star rating for teaching.

The best fifty nursing schools awarding doctoral degrees are below. To learn about all nursing schools awarding doctoral degrees, please narrow your search by state or major.

Top 50 nursing doctoral degree programs:

Duke University - Nursing School Ranking
1. Duke University

Durham, NC, 7 doctoral programs

Columbia University in The City of New York - Nursing School Ranking
2. Columbia University in the City of New York

New York City, NY, 2 doctoral programs

University of Pennsylvania - Nursing School Ranking
3. University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA, 2 doctoral programs

Vanderbilt University - Nursing School Ranking
4. Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN, 2 doctoral programs

Johns Hopkins University - Nursing School Ranking
5. Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD, 2 doctoral programs

Yale University - Nursing School Ranking
6. Yale University

New Haven, CT, 2 doctoral programs

University of Michigan Ann Arbor - Nursing School Ranking
7. University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI, 6 doctoral programs

Georgetown University - Nursing School Ranking
8. Georgetown University

Washington, DC, 2 doctoral programs

Emory University - Nursing School Ranking
9. Emory University

Atlanta, GA, 3 doctoral programs

University of California Los Angeles - Nursing School Ranking
10. University of California Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA, 2 doctoral programs

University of Virginia - Nursing School Ranking
11. University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA, 2 doctoral programs

New York University - Nursing School Ranking
12. New York University

New York City, NY, 7 doctoral programs

Villanova University - Nursing School Ranking
13. Villanova University

Villanova, PA, 2 doctoral programs

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Nursing School Ranking
14. University of North Carolina

Chapel Hill, NC, 2 doctoral programs

Northeastern University - Nursing School Ranking
15. Northeastern University

Boston, MA, 1 doctoral program

University of Florida - Nursing School Ranking
16. University of Florida

Gainesville, FL, 2 doctoral programs

Case Western Reserve University - Nursing School Ranking
17. Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH, 3 doctoral programs

The University of Texas at Austin - Nursing School Ranking
18. The University of Texas

Austin, TX, 3 doctoral programs

Florida State University - Nursing School Ranking
19. Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL, 1 doctoral program

University of Rochester - Nursing School Ranking
20. University of Rochester

Rochester, NY, 7 doctoral programs

Texas Christian University - Nursing School Ranking
21. Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX, 7 doctoral programs

University of Miami - Nursing School Ranking
22. University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL, 2 doctoral programs

University of Wisconsin Madison - Nursing School Ranking
23. University of Wisconsin Madison

Madison, WI, 2 doctoral programs

George Washington University - Nursing School Ranking
24. George Washington University

Washington, DC, 6 doctoral programs

Binghamton University - Nursing School Ranking
25. Binghamton University

Vestal, NY, 7 doctoral programs

Rutgers University New Brunswick - Nursing School Ranking
26. Rutgers University New Brunswick

New Brunswick, NJ, 3 doctoral programs

University of Washington Seattle - Nursing School Ranking
27. University of Washington Seattle

Seattle, WA, 6 doctoral programs

University of Minnesota Twin Cities - Nursing School Ranking
28. University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN, 2 doctoral programs

University of South Florida - Nursing School Ranking
29. University of South Florida

Tampa, FL, 2 doctoral programs

University of Pittsburgh - Nursing School Ranking
30. University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA, 6 doctoral programs

University of Massachusetts Amherst - Nursing School Ranking
31. University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, MA, 2 doctoral programs

Gonzaga University - Nursing School Ranking
32. Gonzaga University

Spokane, WA, 2 doctoral programs

Fairfield University - Nursing School Ranking
33. Fairfield University

Fairfield, CT, 5 doctoral programs

University of San Diego - Nursing School Ranking
34. University of San Diego

San Diego, CA, 2 doctoral programs

Ohio State University - Nursing School Ranking
35. Ohio State University

Columbus, OH, 1 doctoral program

University of Connecticut - Nursing School Ranking
36. University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT, 2 doctoral programs

Stony Brook University - Nursing School Ranking
37. Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY, 8 doctoral programs

Saint Louis University - Nursing School Ranking
38. Saint Louis University

Saint Louis, MO, 2 doctoral programs

University of Delaware - Nursing School Ranking
39. University of Delaware

Newark, DE, 2 doctoral programs

CUNY Hunter College - Nursing School Ranking
40. CUNY Hunter College

New York City, NY, 4 doctoral programs

Purdue University - Nursing School Ranking
41. Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN, 3 doctoral programs

Clemson University - Nursing School Ranking
42. Clemson University

Clemson, SC, 1 doctoral program

University at Buffalo - Nursing School Ranking
43. University at Buffalo

Buffalo, NY, 10 doctoral programs

Drexel University - Nursing School Ranking
44. Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA, 3 doctoral programs

University of South Carolina Columbia - Nursing School Ranking
45. University of South Carolina Columbia

Columbia, SC, 2 doctoral programs

University of Central Florida - Nursing School Ranking
46. University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL, 2 doctoral programs

Molloy College - Nursing School Ranking
47. Molloy College

Rockville Centre, NY, 6 doctoral programs

Michigan State University - Nursing School Ranking
48. Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI, 2 doctoral programs

Marquette University - Nursing School Ranking
49. Marquette University

Milwaukee, WI, 3 doctoral programs

University of Scranton - Nursing School Ranking
50. University of Scranton

Scranton, PA, 1 doctoral program © 2022 · Home · Terms of Use · Methodology