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Centers of Excellence by Designation

Advance the Science of Nursing Education
Kent State University (Kent, OH) 2017-2022
Villanova University (Villanova, PA) 2017-2022
Widener University (Chester, PA) 2017-2022
Duke University (Durham, NC) 2017-2021
Indiana University (Indianapolis, IN) 2016-2021
Adelphi University (Garden City, NY) 2014-2018
Kent State University (Kent, Ohio) 2013-2017
Villanova University (Philadelphia, PA) 2013-2017
Widener University (Chester, PA) 2013-2017
Indiana University (Indianapolis, IN) 2012-2016
Villanova University (Villanova, PA) 2010-2015
Blessing-Reiman College of Nursing (Quincy, IL) 2006-2009
Enhance Student Learning and Professional Development
Ball State University (Muncie, IN) 2017-2022
University of Kansas (Kansas City, KS) 2017-2022 
Emory University (Atlanta, GA) 2017-2021
Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN) 2017-2021
Rush University (Chicago, IL) 2017-2021
University of Alabama at Birmingham (Birmingham, AL) 2017-2021
Washington State University (Spokane, WA) 2017-2021
Community College of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA) 2016-2021
Excelsior College (Albany, NY) 2016-2021
New York University (New York, NY) 2016-2021
St. Joseph's College of Nursing (Syracuse, NY) 2016-2020
Texas A&M College of Nursing (Bryan, TX) 2016-2020
University of North Carolina -Charlotte (Charlotte, NC) 2016-2020
University of Scranton (Scranton, PA) 2016-2020
Wallace State Community College (Hanceville, AL) 2016-2020
Duquesne University (Pittsburgh, PA) 2015-2020
East Carolina University (Greenville, NC) 2015-2020
Regis College (Weston, MA) 2015-2020
Trinitas School of Nursing (Elizabeth, NJ) 2015-2020
Duke University (Durham, NC) 2015-2019
Thomas Jefferson University  (Philadelphia, PA) 2015-2019
The College of New Jersey (Ewing, NJ) 2015-2019
The University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX) 2015-2019
Union County College (Plainfield, NJ) 2015-2019
Western Governors University (Salt Lake City, UT) 2015-2019
Collin County College (McKinney, TX) 2014-2019
Clemson University (Clemson, SC) 2014-2018
Ohio State University (Columbus, OH) 2014-2018
Phillips Beth Israel School of Nursing (NY, NY) 2014-2018
Purdue University Calumet (Hammond, IN) 2014-2018
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (Lubbock, TX) 2014-2018
Saint Xavier (Chicago, IL) 2013-2018
Ball State University (Muncie, IN) 2013-2017
Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD) 2013-2017
Northeastern University (Boston, MA) 2013-2017
University of Kansas (Kansas City, KS) 2013-2017
Carepoint Health School of Nursing (Jersey City, NJ) 2012-2016
New York University (New York, NY) 2012-2016
UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing (Pittsburgh, PA) 2012-2016
Wagner College Evelyn L. Spiro School of Nursing (Staten Island, NY) 2012-2016
Excelsior College (Albany, NY) 2011-2016
Collin College (McKinney, TX) 2011-2015
Duquesne University (Pittsburgh, PA) 2011-2015
East Carolina University (Greenville, NC) 2011-2015
Regis College (Weston, MA) 2011-2015
Trinitas School of Nursing (Elizabeth, NJ) 2011-2015
Community College of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA) 2010-2015
Hunter Bellevue School of Nursing (New York, NY) 2010-2015
Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD) 2010-2015
Saint Xavier (Chicago, IL) 2010-2015
University of South Dakota (Vermillion, SD) 2010-2015
Christ Hospital School of Nursing (Jersey City, NJ) 2009-2012
University of Oklahoma (Oklahoma City, OK) 2009-2012
UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing (Pittsburgh, PA) 2009-2012
Duquesne University (Pittsburgh, PA) 2008-2011
East Carolina University (Greenville, NC) 2008-2011
Excelsior College (Albany, NY) 2008-2011
Regis College (Weston, MA) 2008-2011
Trinitas School of Nursing (Elizabeth, NJ) 2008-2011
Community College of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA) 2007-2010
Saint Xavier (Chicago, IL) 2007-2010
University of South Dakota (Vermillion, SD) 2007-2010
Villanova University (Philadelphia, PA) 2007-2010
University of Oklahoma (Oklahoma City, OK) 2006-2009
Excelsior College (Albany, NY) 2005-2008
Samford University (Birmingham, AL) 2005-2008
Community College of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA) 2004-2007
University of South Dakota (Vermillion, SD) 2004-2007
Villanova University (Philadelphia, PA) 2004-2007
Promote Academic Progression of Nurses
Norton Healthcare Institute (Louisville, KY) 2017-2022
Cleveland Clinic (Cleveland, OH) 2017-2021 
Duke University Health System (Durham, NC) 2016-2021
Trinitas Regional Medical Center (Elizabeth, NJ) 2016-2021
University of Kansas Hospital (Kansas City, KS) 2016-2021
North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System (New Hyde Park, NY) 2012-2016
Trinitas Regional Medical Center (Elizabeth, NJ) 2012-2016
University of Kansas Hospital (Kansas City, KS) 2012-2016
Norton Healthcare Institute (Louisville, KY) 2013-2017
Promote the Pedagogical Expertise of Faculty
Duke University (Durham, NC) 2017-2022
Indiana University (Indianapolis, IN) 2017-2022
Samford University (Birmingham, AL) 2017-2021
University of North Carolina -Greensboro (Greensboro, NC) 2016-2021
Chamberlain College of Nursing (Downers Grove, IL) 2016-2020
Francis Marion University (Florence, SC) 2016-2020
Louisiana State University Health Sciences (New Orleans, LA) 2015-2019
Duke University (Durham, NC) 2013-2017
Indiana University (Indianapolis, IN) 2012-2017
Brookdale Community College (Lincroft, NJ) 2012-2016
University of North Carolina -Greensboro (Greensboro, NC) 2011-2016
University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT) 2011-2015
Brookdale Community College (Lincroft, NJ) 2009-2012
Indiana University (Indianapolis, IN) 2009-2012
University of North Carolina -Greensboro (Greensboro, NC) 2008-2011
Indiana University (Indianapolis, IN) 2006-2009
University of Louisiana-Lafayette (Lafayette, LA) 2005-2008
University of North Carolina -Greensboro (Greensboro, NC) 2005-2008