UIW Ranked Among the Best in U.S. News & World Report 2013 Edition of Best Colleges

The University of the Incarnate Word retained the # 64 spot in Nursing and the Feik School of Pharmacy (FSOP) earned the #80 spot among pharmacy schools in the 2013 edition of Best Graduate Schools by U.S.News & World Report. Highlights of the rankings will be published in the Best Graduate Schools 2013 edition book.

“UIW has been preparing outstanding nursing leaders for nearly a century. We are pleased to be recognized once again for the excellent quality of our graduate programs, the faculty, and the clinical leaders we prepare.   We are committed to preparing health care professionals who will lead change throughout the health care system,” said Kathleen M. Light, EdD, MSN, RN, dean of the UIW Ila Faye Miller School of Nursing.

This is the first year that the FSOP has been recognized on this illustrious list.

“Although the Feik School of Pharmacy is considered a “new school”, we are pleased to be recognized by potential and current students, employers, and the public for the quality of our graduates. We take very seriously the entire concept of professionalism and strive to impart that to our students. I expect our graduates to be among the leaders in our profession,” said Dr. Arcelia Johnson-Fannin, founding dean of the Feik School of Pharmacy.

The 2013 Best Graduate Schools includes essential, detailed statistical information on more than 1,200 programs nationwide.   To learn more about the U.S.News & World Report Graduate School Compass or to order a copy of the 2013 Best Graduate Schools book, visit the online U.S. News Store. For more information about Best Graduate Schools, visit www.usnews.com/grad and to learn more about the methodology and data research, visit www.usnews.com/gradmeth.

For more information, contact, Margaret Garcia, UIW associate director of public relations, at (210) 829-6001 or mlgarcia2@uiwtx.edu.

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