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 #16 among public schools of nursing and #24 among all schools of nursing in Best Nursing Schools: Master's and DNP Programs (2019 - U.S. News & World Report)

Students: 806

Charts showing the number of Undergraduate and Graduate Students and Degrees Awarded in 2018.

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


Faculty: 84

  • 24 tenured/tenure-track faculty
  • 60 clinical faculty (full- and part-time)
  • 38 adjunct/affiliate faculty
  • 28% of faculty are minorities; 6% are men

Staff: 80

  • full- and part-time

Current Research

  • 19 Research Grant Awards
  • 9 Training and Special Projects
  • 21 Pending Research Projects
  • 2 Pending Training and Special Projects
  • Total Value: 22.08 million

Fellows

  • More than 100 Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing:
    • 12 current faculty
    • 8 faculty emeriti
    • 84 alumni
  • 2 Fellows in the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • 1 Fellow in the American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • 1 Fellow in the American College of Critical Care Medicine
  • 2 Fellows in the American Heart Association
  • 2 Fellows in the Clinical Nurse Specialist Institute
  • 3 Fellows in the Gerontological Society of America
  • 1 Fellow in the Society of Behavioral Medicine