The Sinclair School of Nursing has been a leader in nursing education since 1904.
Faculty have the highest scholarly productivity in the nation among all public nursing school members of the Association of American Universities (AAU).
Nov. 5, 2012, the MU Sinclair School of Nursing announced a $14.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to reduce avoidable re-hospitalizations among nursing home residents. The grant is the largest research grant in the history of the University of Missouri.
The MU Sinclair School of Nursing had more than $25 million in multi-year grants in 2012.
Marilyn Rantz, Curators' Professor and University Hospitals and Clinics professor of nursing, is a member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM). She is among seven University of Missouri faculty who are members of the IOM or the National Academy of Sciences - four of which are professors with the University of Missouri Health System.
Fifteen faculty and faculty emeriti are Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing.
In 2011, U.S. News & World Report Annual Guide ranked the school’s master’s program in the top 11 percent.Students admitted to the BSN clinical major have an average GPA of 3.6.The accelerated BSN program for students with a degree in another field has a 95 percent completion rate.
The MU Sinclair School of Nursing is in the top 20 for e-learning (U.S. News & World Report, Jan. 21, 2008).
The NCLEX pass rate is 96 percent for first-time test takers, exceeding the national rate of 90 percent.
Certification pass rate for Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist graduates is 100 percent.
The school's placement rate for nursing graduates is higher than 90 percent.
The MU Sinclair School of Nursing produces the most baccalaureate graduates of any nursing school in Missouri.
More than 88 percent of graduates accept jobs in Missouri.
The MU Sinclair School of Nursing created the vision for TigerPlace, a facility that combines cutting-edge technology and current research to enable older adults to continue living there longer, a practice called Aging in Place (AIP).
The school’s Nursing Outreach component offered 56 programs, many which give CE credit, for nurses in 99 of Missouri’s 114 counties last year.