School of Nursing climbs to 10th in NIH research funding

February 10, 2020

Blue Ridge NIH ranking

The University of Minnesota rose to 10th in the latest ranking of National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding to schools of nursing.

With nearly $6 million in NIH awards to the School of Nursing and Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing in 2019, the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research (BRIMR) placed the University of Minnesota tops among Big Ten institutions and fourth among all public universities.

Rank School
1 University of Pennsylvania
2 University of Washington
3 University of California, San Francisco
4 Columbia University Health Sciences
5 Emory University
6 University of Pittsburgh at Pittsburgh
7 Johns Hopkins University
8 New York University
9 Duke University


University of Minnesota

11 Case Western Reserve University
12 University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
13 University of Maryland Baltimore
14 University of Illinois at Chicago
15 University of Alabama at Birmingham
16 University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
17 Ohio State University
18 University of Texas Arlington
19 University of California Los Angeles
20 University of Texas, Austin

Source: Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research as compiled by Robert Roskoski Jr. and Tristrom G Parslow

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