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‘US News & World Report’ Releases Latest Graduate, Professional Program Rankings

University of Iowa College of Nursing Building

Each year, U.S. News & World Report ranks professional schools in business, education, engineering, law, medicine, and nursing. The 2022 rankings for each respective college at the University of Iowa are listed below.

12. College of Nursing—Doctor of Nursing Practice
20. College of Public Health
22. Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine—Primary Care
23. College of Nursing—Master’s
28. College of Law
39. Carver College of Medicine—Research
48. College of Education
84. College of Engineering

Overall, the UI has 63 graduate colleges and programs ranked by U.S. News. Ten of these programs hold top-10 rankings, and of those programs in the top-10, two are from the College of Nursing: Adult/Gerontological Primary Care (#4), and Adult/Gerontological Acute Care (#6). Overall, the college now has six programs ranked by U.S. News in the top 25.

Additionally ranked programs include:

  • Nurse Anesthesia (#10)
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (#12)
  • Nursing, Doctorate (#14)
  • Master’s (#23)

“We are pleased to announce that the University of Iowa College of Nursing was once again ranked among the best in the nation, earning several high rankings in the 2022 America’s Best Graduate Schools guidebook,” said Kelting Dean Julie Zerwic. “The rankings of nursing specialties are calculated solely from assessments by nursing deans and deans of graduate studies.

“Whether you are a current or former member of the college, you are an important part of our community and play a role in our success. Congratulations to all our faculty, students, staff, and alumni for representing our programs so well in all that you do as professionals and beyond.”

For the complete list of all UI colleges and programs ranked by U.S. News & World Report, go to

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Posted On: 
Mar 30th, 2021