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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. 43 BSN Nursing Program
  • 93% 2019 NCLEX-RN Pass Rate

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

Beth Tigges

Tigges Receives International Honor

Beth B. Tigges, PhD, RN, FAAN, Regents' professor in The University of New Mexico College of Nursing, was awarded a Fellowship Ad Eundem by the Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery at the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland University of Medicine and Health Sciences.

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Promoting Health in a Tribal Community

Pursuing a doctorate is hard enough, but doing so during a pandemic while directing a public health agency? Only a few leaders can do this. Kristyn Yepa, MPH, RN, is one. As director of Public Health Services for the Pueblo of Isleta, Yepa has been leading the response to the COVID-19 pandemic for the tribal community.

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Golden Opportunities

The University of New Mexico College of Nursing doesn’t just offer online courses. It offers online courses that meet the gold standard.

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