Areas of excellence, research & service

Research areas include compassionate and palliative care, intimate partner violence, pediatric and family health, chronic disease, health disparities, dementia and aging, interprofessional education and nursing history.

Academic home to four national nursing org presidents, including ANA president Pam Cipriano, AACN president-elect Clareen Wiencek, AAHN president Mary Gibson, and AWHONN president-elect Emily Drake.

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Ranked Among the Best

School of Nursing

UVA's graduate nursing programs - including a #2-ranked Clinical Nurse Leader program, a #7 Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program, a #18-ranked Doctor of Nursing Practice program and a top-20 Family Nurse Practitioner program - are in the nation's top three percent, according to 2017's US News Best Graduate Schools.

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NCLEX Pass Rates

The BSN and CNL programs include preparation for the NCLEX-RN exam (National Council Licensure Exam for Registered Nurses). Click here to see our graduates' NCLEX pass rates for the past five years.


National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN)

Click here for the latest NCLEX pass rates reported by the NCSBN.