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The Columbia University School of Nursing has a more than century-long history of achievement in education, a well-known focus on clinical excellence and leadership in advanced practice nursing and clinical care, and internationally known research faculty and nationally recognized specialty and subspecialty education programs.

Welcome from the Dean
Bobbie Berkowitz, PhD, RN, FAAN, talks about what makes Columbia Nursing special and how we’re shaping the future of the profession.

Since its founding in 1892, the Columbia University School of Nursing has been dedicated to the preparation of clinically excellent nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, and scholars. 

Columbia University
Columbia University, a member of the Ivy League, was founded in 1754 as King's College. It is the oldest institution of higher learning in New York State and the fifth oldest in the nation. 

Mission and Accreditation
Learn more about what motivates our faculty, students and staff to strive for excellence in education, research, practice and community service.

Get to know more about our world-class faculty.

Find out how our faculty, students and staff are having an impact on nursing and health care.

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