Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution. With more than 176 years of educational excellence, Baylor University enjoys high standing among many national rating services that evaluate the quality of education, research activity, affordability, value, and academic excellence.
Recent rankings and recognition for Baylor University and the Louise Herrington School of Nursing are listed below.
Baylor University Rankings
- #1 Best Baptist College in 2023 by College Raptor
- #8 Best Christian College in America in 2023 by niche.com
- #8 Best College in Texas 2023 by niche.com
- #16 Best Value Colleges in Texas in 2021 by collegesimply.com
- #20 Most Innovative School in 2023 - U.S. News and World Report
- #77 Best National University in 2022 - U.S. New and World Report
- #153 (Top 7%) Best College in 2023 by collegefactual.com
Louise Herrington School of Nursing Rankings
- #1 Best Accredited Nursing School in Texas in 2022 by nursingprocess.org
- #2 Best Nursing Schools in Texas in 2021 by nursingschoolhub.com
- #3 Best Accelerated Nursing Program in Texas in 2022 by Best Value Schools
- #4 Best Nursing Schools in Texas in 2022 by Nurse Journal
- #6 Best Colleges for Nursing in Texas in 2023 by niche.com
- #8 Best Nursing Schools in Texas in 2022 by nursingschoolsalmanac.com
- #11 Best Nursing Schools in the Southwest in 2022 by nursingschoolsalmanac.com
- #19 Most Popular Nursing School in Texas in 2020 - collegefactual.com
- #39 Best Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Programs in the Nation in 2022 - U.S. News & World Report
- #55 Best Private Nursing Schools in the U.S. in 2022 by nursingschoolsalmanac.com
- #78 (Top 10%) Best Colleges for Nursing in 2021 by collegefactual.com
- #83 (Top 15%) Best Colleges for Nursing in America in 2021 by niche.com
- #8% (Top 8%) Most Popular Nursing Schools Nationwide in 2021 by collegefactual.com
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program Rankings
- #1 of Top 5 Best Texas DNP Programs by nursejournal.org
- #2 Best DNP Program in Texas by dnpprograms.com
- #4 Best Nurse Practitioner Program in Texas in 2022 by nursingprocess.org
- #8 Top DNP Programs in Texas in 2022 by bestvalueschools.org
- #17 Best Online Nurse Practitioner Programs and Schools by nursejournal.org
- #60 (Top 10%) Best Nursing Schools: Doctor of Nursing Practice in 2022 - U.S. News & World Report
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DNP - Nurse-Midwifery (DNP-NM) Program Rankings
- #1 Top Certified Nurse Midwife Programs in 2022 by Nurse.org
- #9 Best Certified Midwifery Programs in 2022 by toprntobsn.com
- #21 in Best Nursing-Midwifery Programs in 2022 by U.S. News & World Report
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U.S. News & World Report
Featured in U.S. News & World Report for the 2022 Best Nursing Schools, ranking our DNP in the Top 10%.
#1 Nursing College in Texas
Nursingprocess.org ranked Baylor as the #1 Best Nursing School in Texas.
We rigorously adhere to the accreditation standards established by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)**.