About the School


For more than 27 years, the University of Washington School of Nursing has been a top-rated School of Nursing, including 17 years atop the U.S. News and World Report list, which began ranking nursing schools in 1993. We receive these accolades because of our:

  • Exceptional faculty
  • Highly sought-after graduates
  • Award-winning research
  • Innovative and technologically sophisticated curriculum
  • Vital community partnerships, both locally and globally

The University of Washington School of Nursing's Mission, Vision and Values:

  • Mission: Advance nursing science and practice through generating knowledge and preparing future leaders to address health.
  • Vision: Pioneer improvements in health and health care through innovative nursing science, education and practice.
  • Values: Collaboration*, Social Responsibility, Integrity*, Respect*, Accountability, Diversity*, Excellence*
*Those values with an asterisk are held in common with the overall University of Washington value

View the School of Nursing Strategy Map here.

View the School of Nursing Master Process here.