More than 100 years of educating nursing leaders and spearheading advances in the nursing profession.
Columbia University School of Nursing is part of one of the world’s most renowned academic health centers. One of only 18 such centers in the US, the School of Nursing, the College of Physicians and Surgeons, the Mailman School of Public Health and the College of Dental Medicine are located on the health sciences campus of Columbia University along with the Columbia campus of New York Presbyterian Hospital. We are a vital neighborhood collaborating on research, education and clinical care and sharing a vision for the future of health care in this country.
Established in 1892, the School of Nursing is proud of its long history of educating nursing leaders and spear-heading advances in the nursing profession. It is the first school to implement a universal faculty practice plan. It is the first school with an endowed chair in health policy and has the most endowed chairs of any school of nursing. It is the first school to be named a World Health Organization Collaborating Center for the international Nursing Development of Advanced Practice. And it is the first school to develop and offer a doctoral degree in clinical nursing, the DNP.