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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. 5 Mountain West region DNP Program
  • No. 11 Nationwide Nurse-Midwifery Program
  • No. 21 Online Graduate Nursing 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

UNM College of Nursing's BSN program ranks highly

The University of New Mexico College of Nursing has just been ranked in the top 15% of undergraduate nursing programs in the country by US News & World Report.

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Funding a Better Future

The University of New Mexico College of Nursing’s Christine Cogil, DNP, M P S, RN, FNP-BC, associate professor, has been awarded the U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration for Advanced Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW), a multifunctional grant that will help educate the future of nurses prepared to treat the rural and underserved.

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Three Generations of Nursing Legacy

A grandmother, mother and daughter are all Lobo Nurses! Read about Alberta Jimenez, Connie Trujillo and Celina Trujillo's UNM College of Nursing legacy: three generations in the making.

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