DNAP program earns strong rank on Best Graduate Schools list


Central Connecticut State University appears among the Best Graduate Schools in the country by U.S. News and World Report, which released its annual rankings Tuesday.

U.S. News & World Report placed the Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice Central Connecticut State University program in the number-61 spot out of 112 programs accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.

U.S. News produced eight new graduate-level degree rankings in health fields, which were calculated and published based on U.S. News surveys conducted in fall 2023 and early 2024. For each, respondents rated peer programs on a 1-5 scale of academic quality, and rankings were determined by the average of ratings each program received.

The rankings are intended as a guide for prospective graduate students, evaluate programs in a variety of disciplines, including business, education, engineering, health, nursing, public affairs, and science.