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About Us

Care comes in many forms, we shape those who provide it. Calling to inquisitive minds and kind hearts, we provide the grounds for 1,150+ nursing students to advance New Mexico’s state of health and beyond. We are one of only 115 Carnegie Classified R1 universities in the nation. Our research is fueled by curiosity. Our curiosity enables us to change the world.

UNM Nursing Defined

We don’t just educate nurses. We change the entire field of nursing. Learn more about us and what we have to offer you.

Ranked Top in the Nation

According to U.S. News & World Report

We are the No. 1 nursing school in New Mexico and our programs consistently rank among the best in the country according to U.S. News & World Report. 

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Schedule a visit to our beautiful campus. Where you can explore our building, tour the simulation labs, schedule an appointment with an academic advisor.

  • No. 1 Nursing School in New Mexico
  • 1,300+ Nursing Students Enrolled
  • 57% of Our Students are Minorities
  • $270,000+ Scholarships Awarded Each Year
  • 79% of Our Students Receive Financial Aid
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Our nursing faculty members are among the best in the country and are recognized for their innovation, excellence in care and collaboration across the health disciplines.

Christine E. Kasper, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACSM, UNM College of Nursing Dean and Professor

Pass Rates

How do our graduates perform on national certification and licensure examinations?

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Master of Science in Nursing

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Admissions & Recruitment

College of Nursing
Building Number 228
Suite 255
1 University of New Mexico