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About Dillard Nursing

The mission of the College of Nursing is to prepare courageous future nurse leaders who are ethical and communicate effectively and therapeutically respecting the diversity of peoples in all health care settings to improve the human condition. 


Our mission, philosophy and learning outcomes emerge from a composite of pedagogy, scholarship, and service which supports critical thinking, effective communication, continuous knowledge, and skillful performance.


Dillard Nursing students at Flint-Goodridge Hospital

Dillard University nurses taken at Flint Goodridge Hospital


The commitment of our faculty and staff produces graduates who distinguish themselves by generating the knowledge to advance the profession, participating in the education of future nurses, working with interdisciplinary teams, and delivering care to patients in many different settings and geographic locations.


Being a nurse is rewarding. Today, the growing need for caring and competent nurses makes it even more personally satisfying. It is a career that can take many paths, depending on your interests and goals. As it has for many others, the journey can start here and we invite you to join us. 


The College of Nursing is located in the Professional Schools and Sciences Building (PSB) in suite 102.


The building, which opened in 2010, features six nursing laboratories including a high-tech simulation laboratory. Each specialty area has its own designated laboratory.


The 130,000 square-foot PSB also houses academic and research programs for the College of Health and Wellness, the College of Business, and the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The building has a common grand entrance, the atrium, that serves as a focal point for community and student interaction. The new facility is LEED®* certified and (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) and features a balcony garden. View more of the PSB in our Virtual Tour.

The College of Nursing of Dillard University has following approval status:


Louisiana State Board of Nursing


Approval Status:  Full Approval


17373 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Telephone: (225) 755-7500
Facsimile: (225) 755-7584


The baccalaureate nursing program at Dillard University located in New Orleans Louisiana is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing


For additional information regarding Dillard University College of Nursing contact:

Dillard University College of Nursing

Professional Studies Building, Suite 102

2601 Gentilly Boulevard

New Orleans, LA 70122




2601 Gentilly Boulevard
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122

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