School of Nursing

Cultivating and Creating Leaders

Founded in 1901 and ranked among the top three percent of graduate nursing schools in the country, UVA's School of Nursing prepares nurses, nursing researchers and academics for leadership during a time of dramatic change in healthcare. Working in partnership with other UVA Schools and programs, including Darden, the Contemplative Sciences Center and the School of Architecture, the School of Nursing—beloved for its intimacy, warmth and students’ access to faculty—offers a curriculum centered on resilience, interprofessional learning, exposure to research strategy and design and mentoring from creative, compassionate practitioners and scholars.

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