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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

nursing student administers a shot

Top-Rated Nursing School

The College of Nursing’s undergraduate nursing program is ranked 43rd out of nearly 700 programs, placing it in the top 6% of all bachelor of science in nursing programs in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report.

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A nurse midwife cares for a pregnant woman in hospital room

Celebrate Nurse Midwives

New Mexico babies aren’t the only ones kicking for joy, as The University of New Mexico College of Nursing is celebrating New Mexico’s nurse-midwives and all they do to provide care for women and children in our state.

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Plaque reading Caton Family Memorial Classroom

Legacy of Learning

College of Nursing dedicates classroom in memory of revered Professor Roy Caton.

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