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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 nurses to become primary care practitioners, nursing professors, nurse leaders and nurse scientists.

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. 5 Mountain West region DNP Program
  • No. 11 Nationwide Nurse-Midwifery Program
  • No. 67 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

Visiting Professorship

Culturally congruent nursing education is paramount within diverse states like New Mexico. The University of New Mexico College of Nursing is bringing in Margaret P. Moss, PhD, JD, RN, FAAN, as a visiting professor in social determinants of health (SDOH) and diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI).

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UNM College of Nursing Dean Appointed

Rosario Medina, PhD, FNP-BC, ACNP, CNS, FAANP, FAAN has accepted the opportunity to serve as the next dean of The University of New Mexico College of Nursing, beginning in her role on June 3, 2024.

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Powerful Voices

Many BSN students and two PhD students from the College of Nursing attended the 2024 State Legislative Session in Santa Fe this January. Their takeaways? That nurses have a powerful voice in the treatment and advocacy of their patients.

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