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Centers of Excellence Listing

Recognition by the National League for Nursing as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education distinguishes those schools and healthcare organizations that demonstrate sustained, evidence-based, and substantive innovation in a selected area; conduct ongoing research to document the effectiveness of such innovation; set high standards for themselves; and are committed to continuous quality improvement. This recognition indicates a commitment as a whole to pursue and sustain excellence.

    For Advancing the Science of Nursing Education

    • Adelphi University 2014-2018
    • Indiana University School of Nursing 2016-2021 (second designation)
    • Kent State University 2013-2017
    • Villanova University 2013-2017 (second designation)
    • Widener University 2013-2017

    For Enhancing Student Learning and Professional Development

    • Ball State University 2013-2017
    • Clemson University 2014-2018
    • College of New Jersey 2015-2019
    • Collin College 2014-2019 (second designation)
    • Community College of Philadelphia 2016-2021 (fourth designation)
    • Duke School of Nursing 2015-2019
    • Duquesne University 2015-2020 (third designation)
    • East Carolina University 2015-2020 (third designation)
    • Excelsior College 2016-2021 (fourth designation)
    • Jefferson College of Nursing 2015-2019
    • Johns Hopkins University 2013-2017 (second designation)
    • New York University College of Nursing 2016-2021 (second designation)
    • Northeastern University 2013-2017
    • Ohio State University 2014-2018
    • Phillips Beth Israel School of Nursing 2014-2018
    • Purdue University Calumet 2014-2018
    • Regis College 2015-2020 (third designation)
    • Saint Xavier 2013-2018 (third designation)
    • St. Joseph's College of Nursing 2016-2020
    • Texas A&M College of Nursing 2016-2020
    • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center 2014-2018
    • Trinitas School of Nursing 2015-2020 (third designation)
    • Union County College 2015-2019
    • University of Kansas 2013-2017
    • University of North Carolina -Charlotte 2016-2020
    • University of Scranton 2016-2020
    • University of Texas at Arlington 2015-2019
    • Wallace State Community College 2016-2020
    • Western Governors University 2015-2019

    For Promoting Academic Progression of Nurses

    • Duke University Health System 2016-2021
    • Norton Healthcare 2013-2017
    • Trinitas Regional Medical Center 2016-2021 (second designation) 
    • University of Kansas Hospital 2016-2021 (second designation) 

    For Promoting the Pedagogical Expertise of Faculty

    • Chamberlain College of Nursing 2016-2020
    • Duke University 2013-2017
    • Francis Marion University 2016-2020
    • Indiana University School of Nursing 2012-2017 (third designation)
    • Louisiana State University Health Sciences 2015-2019
    • University of North Carolina-Greensboro 2016-2021 (fourth designation)