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U.S. News and World Report Rankings

Posted on | April 8, 2011 | Comments Off

Mānoa’s College of Education is in top 12 percent of education programs in the nation and the nursing program among the country’s top 100 in U.S. News and World Report.

Mānoa’s College of Education was ranked 35 out of 279 graduate schools of education surveyed by U.S. News and World Report. Consistently ranked one of the top 100 teacher preparation schools in the nation, this is COE’s highest placement to date, ranking among the following top five prestigious schools—Vanderbilt University, Harvard University, University of Texas-Austin, Stanford University and Columbia University.

“Jumping from a rank of 50 to 35 in one year reinforced our confidence in what we are doing. It is the amazing work of our faculty and staff combined with the outstanding quality of our students that contributed to our success,” says Dean Christine Sorensen. Read more.

Mānoa’s School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene tied for 99th place out of 442 ranked schools, moving up from its previous position of 200th place. The nursing program at the forefront of health professionals education offering innovative programs enhanced by simulation technology and web-based education, with rich clinical experiences, cooperative internships and interdisciplinary study opportunities.

“Strong graduate nursing education is key to ensuring the delivery of quality healthcare in Hawaiʻi. Our focus on advanced practice and doctoral education provides RNs access to the lifelong learning needed for fast paced high technology care environments,” says Mary Boland, nursing school dean. Read more.

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