Facts & Rankings

Overview

  • The major center of nursing education and scholarship in Texas
  • More than $20 million in extramural funding
  • Ranked #15 among Schools of Nursing receiving funding from the National Institutes of Health (2018 - Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research)
  • Ranked #1 in Best Value PhD in Nursing Programs (2016 - Value Colleges)
  • Ranked #5 in Best Value BSN Programs (2019 - Value Colleges)
  • Ranked #7 in Best Value DNP Programs (2017 - Best College Values)
  • Ranked #10 among public schools of nursing and #19 among all schools of nursing in Best Master’s of Nursing Programs (2021 - TFE Times)
  • Ranked #11 among public schools of nursing, #21 among all schools of nursing, and the top nursing school in the state in Best Nursing Schools: Master's Programs (2022 - U.S. News & World Report)
  • Ranked #12 among public schools of nursing and #21 among all schools of nursing in Best Nursing Schools: DNP Programs (2022 - U.S. News & World Report)

Students: 755

Charts showing the number of Undergraduate and Graduate Students and Degrees Awarded in 2020.

*Note: Asian-American/ Pacific Islander, African American, Native American, Hispanic


Faculty: 90

  • 28 tenured/tenure-track faculty
  • 62 clinical faculty (full- and part-time)
  • 65 adjunct/affiliate faculty
  • 34% of faculty are minorities; 7% are men

Staff: 73

  • full- and part-time

Current Research

  • Current Extramural Awards:
    • ​26 Research Grant Awards
    • 11 Training and Special Projects
    • Total Value of Current Grants: 24.4 million
  • Pending Awards:
    • 20 Pending Research Projects
    • 5 Pending Training and Special Projects

Fellows

  • More than 100 Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN):
    • 20 current faculty
    • 8 faculty emeriti
    • 108 alumni
  • 3 Fellows in the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP)
  • 1 Fellow in the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (FAASM)
  • 1 Fellow in the American College of Critical Care Medicine (FCCM)
  • 2 Fellows in the American Heart Association (FAHA)
  • 3 Fellows in the Clinical Nurse Specialist Institute (FCNS)
  • 4 Fellows in the Gerontological Society of America (FGSA)
  • 2 Fellows in the National Academy of Practice (FNAP)
  • 1 Fellow in the Society of Behavioral Medicine (FSBM)