Kent State College of Nursing Master’s Degree Program Debuts in 2021 U.S. News Rankings of Best Graduate Schools

In its 2021 edition of Best Graduate Schools, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Kent State University in the top 100 Best Graduate Schools for a master’s degree in nursing.
Kent State ranks No. 87 in the country in its debut on the Best Graduate Nursing Schools list while the College of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program ranks No. 104.
“The faculty, staff and students have worked hard to accomplish this success,” said Barbara Broome, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean and Henderson Memorial Endowed Chair of Kent State’s College of Nursing. “We are all proud of the College of Nursing and collaborative work that has helped to achieve this high honor.”
In the new rankings of Best Graduate Schools, the Northeast Ohio Audiology Consortium, which is made up of Kent State and the University of Akron, ranked No. 29 for Best Audiology Programs. Kent State’s graduate programs also rank No. 70 in Best Clinical Psychology Doctorate Programs, No. 72 in Best Speech-Language Pathology Programs, No. 99 in Best Education Schools, No. 110 in Best Fine Arts Programs and No. 131 for Best Public Affairs Programs in the updated program rankings for the 2021 edition.
The Best Graduate Schools help prospective students compare institutions as they weigh their options and ultimately decide which school best fits their needs. For more information about U.S. News’ 2021 rankings of Best Graduate Schools, visit
For more information about graduate programs at Kent State, visit

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POSTED: Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 1:35pm
UPDATED: Friday, December 4, 2020 - 4:31pm
Lisa Abraham