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Changing the Field of Nursing

Our nursing students become scholars, and enhance the practice if nursing through a wide range of research efforts. Like developing new understanding of health among vulnerable populations. And addressing health equity as it relates to rural health, chronic illness, women and children’s health and health policy issues.

We educate carefully selected, diverse nursing students to become primary care practitioners, nursing professors, nurse leaders.

Signature Programs

The nursing program at UNM prepares you for success in a profession with over one million job openings projected through 2022.

  • No. 1 Nursing School in New Mexico
  • No. 3 Mountain West region MSN Program
  • No. 11 Nationwide Nurse-Midwifery Program
  • No. 20 2022 Online Graduate Nursing Program
  • No. 43 BSN Nursing Program

Virtual Campus Experience

Explore the UNM College of Nursing’s Virtual Campus Experience and what being an undergraduate UNM student nurse means.

Educating Health Care Leaders of Tomorrow

In the News

UNM College of Nursing Online MSN Programs Highly Ranked

The University of New Mexico College of Nursing’s master of science in nursing online programs have been rated 21st in the nation and fourth in the Mountain West region in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.

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Leader & Innovator

Nicolle L. Gonzales, BSN, RN, MSN, CNM, has dedicated her career to supporting Indigenous birthing traditions and culture to ensure Native American people can give birth on their territories while being supported by their own Indigenous midwives.

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Health Care Education is More Than Science

As part of that training University of New Mexico Health Sciences and nutrition students have been participating in a two-part interprofessional education (IPE) diabetes care simulation led by Lisa Taylor, DNP, RN, FNP-BC.

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