100 Best colleges for Critical Care Nursing in the United States

Below is the list of best universities in the United States ranked based on their research performance in Critical Care Nursing. A graph of 5.97M citations received by 150K academic papers made by 229 universities in the United States was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

1. Harvard University

For Critical Care Nursing

#1 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$18,037

2. Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science

For Critical Care Nursing

#2 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Net Price
$12,497
Receiving Aid
69%
Average Aid
$1,500

3. University of Pittsburgh

For Critical Care Nursing

#3 in the World
Acceptance Rate
64%
Average SAT
1332
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
78%

4. Johns Hopkins University

For Critical Care Nursing

#4 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Average SAT
1515
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$25,241

5. University of California - San Francisco

For Critical Care Nursing

#5 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
3,201
Male:Female
36:64
Founded
1864

6. University of Washington - Seattle

For Critical Care Nursing

#6 in the World
Acceptance Rate
56%
Average SAT
1327
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
56%

7. University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

For Critical Care Nursing

#7 in the World
Acceptance Rate
26%
Average SAT
1430
Average ACT
33
Receiving Aid
66%

8. Duke University

For Critical Care Nursing

#8 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$26,932

9. University of Pennsylvania

For Critical Care Nursing

#9 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Average SAT
1515
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$24,167

10. Yale University

For Critical Care Nursing

#10 in the World
Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$17,511

11. University of California - Los Angeles

For Critical Care Nursing

#12 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Receiving Aid
73%
Average Aid
$15,461
Enrollment
44,589

12. Washington University in St Louis

For Critical Care Nursing

#13 in the World
Acceptance Rate
16%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$27,233

13. Stanford University

For Critical Care Nursing

#14 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Average SAT
1495
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$20,023

14. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

For Critical Care Nursing

#15 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Average SAT
1385
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
64%

15. Emory University

For Critical Care Nursing

#16 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Average SAT
1455
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$25,672

16. Northwestern University

For Critical Care Nursing

#17 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Average SAT
1490
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$28,344

17. Baylor College of Medicine

For Critical Care Nursing

#18 in the World
Acceptance Rate
3%
Enrollment
1,607
Male:Female
43:57
Founded
1900

18. University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

For Critical Care Nursing

#20 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Average SAT
1350
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
80%

19. University of California-San Diego

For Critical Care Nursing

#21 in the World
Acceptance Rate
37%
Average SAT
1375
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
60%

20. Columbia University

For Critical Care Nursing

#22 in the World
Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1515
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$22,126

21. Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

For Critical Care Nursing

#25 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
1,298
Male:Female
42:58
Founded
1963

22. Vanderbilt University

For Critical Care Nursing

#26 in the World
Acceptance Rate
12%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$25,804

23. Case Western Reserve University

For Critical Care Nursing

#27 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Average SAT
1430
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$36,002

24. University of Chicago

For Critical Care Nursing

#28 in the World
Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1535
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$36,584

25. University of Florida

For Critical Care Nursing

#30 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Average SAT
1375
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
91%

26. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

For Critical Care Nursing

#31 in the World
Enrollment
2,299
Male:Female
47:53
Founded
1943

27. University of Alabama at Birmingham

For Critical Care Nursing

#34 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Average SAT
1209
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
96%

28. University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

For Critical Care Nursing

#35 in the World
Enrollment
358
Male:Female
24:76
Founded
1941

29. Oregon Health & Science University

For Critical Care Nursing

#36 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
3,035
Male:Female
32:68
Founded
1887

30. University of Wisconsin - Madison

For Critical Care Nursing

#38 in the World
Acceptance Rate
57%
Average SAT
1360
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
58%

31. Tufts University

For Critical Care Nursing

#39 in the World
Acceptance Rate
16%
Average SAT
1455
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$32,720

32. Cornell University

For Critical Care Nursing

#40 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Average SAT
1470
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$27,522

33. Ohio State University

For Critical Care Nursing

#41 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Average SAT
1320
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
84%

34. University of Utah

For Critical Care Nursing

#42 in the World
Acceptance Rate
79%
Average SAT
1240
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
87%

35. University of Miami

For Critical Care Nursing

#43 in the World
Acceptance Rate
33%
Average SAT
1335
Average ACT
30
Net Price
$31,726

36. University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus

For Critical Care Nursing

#45 in the World
Acceptance Rate
66%
Average SAT
1105
Average ACT
24
Receiving Aid
82%

37. University of Maryland, Baltimore

For Critical Care Nursing

#48 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
7,137
Male:Female
26:74
Founded
1807

38. Boston University

For Critical Care Nursing

#51 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Average SAT
1405
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$29,154

39. University of Virginia

For Critical Care Nursing

#52 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Average SAT
1415
Average ACT
32
Receiving Aid
60%

40. University of Southern California

For Critical Care Nursing

#53 in the World
Acceptance Rate
16%
Average SAT
1435
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$39,759

41. Wayne State University

For Critical Care Nursing

#54 in the World
Acceptance Rate
69%
Average SAT
1100
Average ACT
24
Receiving Aid
98%

42. University of California - Davis

For Critical Care Nursing

#56 in the World
Acceptance Rate
46%
Average SAT
1280
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
74%

43. New York University

For Critical Care Nursing

#57 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Average SAT
1455
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$45,417

44. University of Rochester

For Critical Care Nursing

#60 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Average SAT
1420
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$36,254

45. University of Arizona

For Critical Care Nursing

#63 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Average SAT
1220
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
95%

46. Brown University

For Critical Care Nursing

#64 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Average SAT
1500
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$27,659

47. Medical University of South Carolina

For Critical Care Nursing

#65 in the World
Enrollment
3,083
Male:Female
33:67
Founded
1824

48. University of Illinois at Chicago

For Critical Care Nursing

#66 in the World
Acceptance Rate
73%
Average SAT
1140
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
85%

49. Indiana University - Bloomington

For Critical Care Nursing

#67 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Average SAT
1235
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
80%

50. Wake Forest University

For Critical Care Nursing

#71 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Net Price
$26,324
Receiving Aid
44%
Average Aid
$47,832

51. Virginia Commonwealth University

For Critical Care Nursing

#76 in the World
Acceptance Rate
91%
Average SAT
1155
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
83%

52. University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

For Critical Care Nursing

#81 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
3,478
Male:Female
36:64
Founded
1959

53. University of Iowa

For Critical Care Nursing

#86 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Average SAT
1210
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
87%

54. University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

For Critical Care Nursing

#89 in the World
Acceptance Rate
58%
Enrollment
5,608
Male:Female
29:71
Founded
1972

55. Medical College of Wisconsin

For Critical Care Nursing

#91 in the World
Enrollment
1,506
Male:Female
43:57
Founded
1893

56. Rutgers University - New Brunswick

For Critical Care Nursing

#92 in the World
Acceptance Rate
67%
Average SAT
1295
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
66%

57. University of Louisville

For Critical Care Nursing

#95 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Average SAT
1160
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
98%

58. University of Kentucky

For Critical Care Nursing

#96 in the World
Acceptance Rate
96%
Average SAT
1175
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
95%

59. University of Texas at Austin

For Critical Care Nursing

#97 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Average SAT
1340
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
66%

60. University of Nebraska Medical Center

For Critical Care Nursing

#101 in the World
Enrollment
3,699
Male:Female
29:71
Founded
1869

61. University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester

For Critical Care Nursing

#103 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Enrollment
1,292
Male:Female
36:64
Founded
1962

62. Thomas Jefferson University

For Critical Care Nursing

#106 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Average SAT
1180
Average ACT
24
Net Price
$29,255

63. University of Cincinnati

For Critical Care Nursing

#110 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Average SAT
1225
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
93%

64. University of South Florida

For Critical Care Nursing

#111 in the World
Acceptance Rate
49%
Average SAT
1240
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
92%

65. George Washington University

For Critical Care Nursing

#116 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Average SAT
1360
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$40,308

66. University of Tennessee Health Science Center

For Critical Care Nursing

#117 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
3,181
Male:Female
37:63
Founded
1911

67. University of Texas Medical Branch

For Critical Care Nursing

#118 in the World
Enrollment
3,458
Male:Female
29:71
Founded
1891

68. Saint Louis University

For Critical Care Nursing

#121 in the World
Acceptance Rate
56%
Average SAT
1265
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$27,872

69. University of California - Irvine

For Critical Care Nursing

#122 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Average SAT
1330
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
74%

70. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

For Critical Care Nursing

#125 in the World
Enrollment
2,907
Male:Female
31:69
Founded
1879

71. University of Vermont

For Critical Care Nursing

#136 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Average SAT
1255
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
96%

72. University of Missouri - Columbia

For Critical Care Nursing

#138 in the World
Acceptance Rate
82%
Average SAT
1215
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
93%

73. Temple University

For Critical Care Nursing

#139 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Receiving Aid
91%
Average Aid
$11,161
Enrollment
37,236

74. University of Kansas

For Critical Care Nursing

#140 in the World
Acceptance Rate
91%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
85%

75. University at Buffalo

For Critical Care Nursing

#142 in the World
Acceptance Rate
67%
Average SAT
1225
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
86%

76. University of New Mexico

For Critical Care Nursing

#143 in the World
Acceptance Rate
96%
Average SAT
1140
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
96%

77. Georgetown University

For Critical Care Nursing

#148 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Average SAT
1465
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$30,710

78. Stony Brook University

For Critical Care Nursing

#149 in the World
Acceptance Rate
49%
Average SAT
1335
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
76%

79. Augusta University

For Critical Care Nursing

#154 in the World
Acceptance Rate
83%
Average SAT
1115
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
93%

80. University of Missouri - Kansas City

For Critical Care Nursing

#155 in the World
Acceptance Rate
63%
Average SAT
1158
Average ACT
24
Receiving Aid
92%

81. University of Connecticut

For Critical Care Nursing

#158 in the World
Acceptance Rate
56%
Average SAT
1280
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
77%

82. Tulane University of Louisiana

For Critical Care Nursing

#161 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Average SAT
1420
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$47,413

83. Pennsylvania State University

For Critical Care Nursing

#167 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Receiving Aid
73%
Average Aid
$8,719
Enrollment
40,363

84. Geneva College

For Critical Care Nursing

#168 in the World
Acceptance Rate
73%
Net Price
$19,967
Receiving Aid
94%
Average Aid
$19,055

85. Michigan State University

For Critical Care Nursing

#170 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Average SAT
1200
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
71%

86. Drexel University

For Critical Care Nursing

#171 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Average SAT
1280
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$39,463

87. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

For Critical Care Nursing

#174 in the World
Acceptance Rate
73%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
98%

88. Catholic University of America

For Critical Care Nursing

#179 in the World
Acceptance Rate
82%
Net Price
$36,228
Receiving Aid
98%
Average Aid
$29,725

90. University of Colorado Boulder

For Critical Care Nursing

#187 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Average SAT
1240
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
67%

91. Loyola University Chicago

For Critical Care Nursing

#196 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Average SAT
1230
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$37,731

92. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

For Critical Care Nursing

#197 in the World
Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1545
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$19,998

93. Dartmouth College

For Critical Care Nursing

#199 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Average SAT
1500
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$24,525

94. New York Medical College

For Critical Care Nursing

#202 in the World
Acceptance Rate
3%
Enrollment
1,604
Male:Female
37:63
Founded
1860

95. University of Tennessee - Knoxville

For Critical Care Nursing

#212 in the World
Acceptance Rate
78%
Average SAT
1222
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
91%

96. West Virginia University

For Critical Care Nursing

#213 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Average SAT
1130
Average ACT
24
Receiving Aid
95%

97. SUNY Downstate Medical Center

For Critical Care Nursing

#215 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
2,118
Male:Female
34:66
Founded
1860

98. Albany Medical College

For Critical Care Nursing

#218 in the World
Acceptance Rate
2%
Enrollment
835
Male:Female
43:57
Founded
1839

99. University of Oklahoma - Health Sciences Center

For Critical Care Nursing

#222 in the World
Enrollment
3,116
Male:Female
31:69
Founded
1900

100. Pennsylvania State University - College of Medicine

For Critical Care Nursing

#223 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
750
Founded
1967

The best cities to study Critical Care Nursing in the United States based on the number of universities and their ranks are Cambridge, Rochester, Pittsburgh, and Baltimore.