AAMN Recognition

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Overview

Former VUSN Dean Luther ChristmanNursing is one of the most valued professions and requires a unique combination of human, technical, and critical thinking skills.

For over five decades, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has provided men with unrivaled opportunities to excel as nurse practitioners, researchers, administrators, and educators.

The first male dean of nursing in the U.S. was Luther Christman. We are honored to say he served his first deanship at VUSN.

This report will reflect VUSN’s longstanding dedication to educating nurses who help shape the future of health care. 


MSN Program Completion Metrics

MSN PROGRAM METRICS

Category 2017 2016 2015
Total Number of Students Enrolled 368 365 308
Number of Men Enrolled 45 44 32
Year Completed 2020 2019 2018
Number of Men Graduated 42 42 30
Male Completion Rate 93.33% 95.45% 93.75%

DNP Program Completion Metrics

DNP PROGRAM METRICS

Category 2017 2016 2015
Total Number of Students Enrolled 62 78 76
Number of Men Enrolled 6 8 3
Year Completed 2020 2019 2018
Number of Men Graduated 3 3 1
Male Completion Rate 50.00% 37.50% 33.33%

CCNE Accreditation

ccne accreditation

Percent of Faculty by Gender

VUSN Metrics

Category Female Male
Administrative Leadership 67 11
Professors and Associate Professors 94 6
Assistant Professors and Instructors 85 15

Note: Currently VU only collects binary gender information of faculty and staff.

Percent of Male Faculty and Staff Employed

Percent of Male Faculty by Gender

Administrative Leadership Staff
15.22% 9.42%

2021 VUSN Spring Faculty/Staff Awards

 

Tom Christenbery

VUSN Award for Recognition of Faculty Achievement in Diversity and Inclusion
Tom Christenbery
PhD, RN, CNE

Jeremy Neal

Dean's Award for Recognition of Faculty Achievement in Research Endeavors
Jeremy Neal
PhD, RN, CNM, FAANM

Ty Williams

Daisy Award for Recognition of Small Group Faciltator at the DNP Level
Ty Williams
DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, CNE

Antonio Allen

School Life Staff Award for Recognition in Informatics
Antonio Allen
IT Support Technician

VUSN NCLEX-RN Pass Rates

VUSN Metrics

Year All Students Pass Rate (first time) Male Pass Rate
2018 93% 100%
2019 97% 100%
2020 96% 96%

VUSN is approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing and fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).