About the College

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NLN logoNYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing is committed to producing lifelong learners who will excel in their nursing careers and be recognized as leaders who keep patient-centered care and the health of society at the forefront of their values.  

Named for Rose-Marie "Rory" Mangeri Meyers, the College generates knowledge through research in nursing, health, interdisciplinary science, and educates leaders in nursing to advance healthcare locally and globally.  NYU Meyers provides innovative and exemplary healthcare, offers access to a diverse group of entrants to the profession, and shapes the future of nursing through leadership in policy.

Founded in 1932, NYU Meyers is the second-largest private university college of nursing in the US, and reflects the intellectual curiosity, dynamism, and quality characteristic of NYU.  First as a department, then a division, and now an independent college, our world-class BS, MS, DNP, and PhD programs provide the educational foundation to prepare the next generation of nursing leaders. NYU Meyers' graduates and its faculty are forerunners in a new era of nursing, where playing a leadership role in achieving excellent patient outcomes and a healthier global society are priorities.

As of 2019, NYU Meyers ranks #5 in funding from the NIH thanks to its research mission and highly credentialed and published faculty members.  Recently, US News & World Report listed NYU Meyers as the #12 overall master's, #13 adult-gerontology acute care master's, #7 adult-gerontology primary care master's, #9 psychiatric mental health master's, #4 nursing informatics master's, and #22 DNP in the country.


At NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, we generate knowledge through research in nursing, health, and interdisciplinary science; we educate leaders in nursing to advance healthcare locally and globally; we provide innovative and exemplary healthcare; and we shape the future of nursing through leadership in healthcare policy.


A global leader in advancing health for all people where they live, play, learn, and work.