Facts & Rankings

Overview

  • Ranked #17 in the nation for best graduate nursing program by U.S. News & World Report (2017)
  • The major center of nursing education and scholarship in Texas
  • Ranked among the top universities in research funding by the National Institutes of Health
  • More than $20 million in extramural funding

Students: 795

Charts showing the number of Undergraduate, Graduate, and Degree Awarded in 2017.

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


Faculty: 79

  • 23 tenured/tenure-track faculty
  • 56 clinical faculty (full- and part-time)
  • 34 adjunct/affiliate faculty
  • 33% of faculty are minorities; 3.8% are men
  • 12 American Academy of Nursing fellows (current faculty)
  • 8 faculty emeriti, all of whom are AAN Fellows

Staff: 79

  • full- and part-time

Current Research

  • 14 Research Grant Awards
  • 10 Training and Special Projects
  • 21 Pending Research Projects
  • 1 Graduate Student Project
  • Total Value: 20.4 million