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Welcome to the Indiana University School of Nursing!

The Indiana University School of Nursing opened its doors in Indianapolis in 1914. Since that time, it has evolved into one of the nation's most eminent schools, as evidenced by our achievements:
  • The IU School of Nursing ranks 14th in National Institutes of Health research funding in public universities.
  • Almost 40% of the baccalaureate prepared professional nurses in Indiana graduate from the IU School of Nursing each year.
  • US News & World Report Graduate School rankings for 2017 place the MSN program in the top 10% of schools ranked.  The DNP program is in the top 12% of schools ranked.
  • The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) at the IU School of Nursing is a graduate organizational and systems leadership program.
  • The PhD in Nursing Science at the IU School of Nursing prepares advanced practice nurses to generate knowledge and shape nursing practice to meet society's need for safe, quality and compassionate care.
  • The Research in Palliative and End-of-Life Communication and Training (RESPECT) Center, co-directed by two IU School of Nursing and one IU School of Medicine faculty, brings together an interdisciplinary team dedicated to improving the care of patients with serious and terminal illness through research, communication and collaboration.
  • NLN Center of Excellence in Nursing Education in two categories: Creating Environments that Promote the Pedagogical Expertise of Faculty (the school has held this designation since 2006) and Creating Environments that Advance the Science of Nursing Education. The Centers of Excellence Programs sets high standards and serves to truly distinguish and publicly recognize excellent schools. The IU School of Nursing is the first school in the history of the NLN to carry two designations.
  • The Indiana University School of Nursing Champion Center for Cancer Control research expands and strengthen the schools research and reasearch training program in cancer prevention and control.  With 12 faculty pursuing oncology research, IUSON has the largest number of oncology-intensive faculty in the country
  • Over 40 faculty members hold distinctions in the American Academy of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, National League for Nursing, and American Academy of Nursing Practitioners.
Last updated April 2017