​School at a Glance

By the Numbers 


​​5 academic programmes

​700 currently-enrolled
​5000+ graduates to date
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​55 faculty members
(All Masters-prepared,
11 PhD-qualified and
8 enrolled in PhD)
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90% of students studying
on financial assistance, 
or scholarship
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99.7% passing rate
of students in PNC
licensure examinations
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​17 active grants
(including extramural 
and intramural)
​400+ publications
in peer-reviewed journals

​Firsts in Pakistan

1980: The first operational academic unit of the Aga Khan University
1988: First to offer Post-RN BSc in Nursing​​​​ 
1997:  First to offer BSc in Nursing​​
2000: First Sigma Theta Tau International chapter in Pakistan
2001: First to offer MSc in Nursing
2013: ​First to offer BSc in Midwifery 
2015: First to offer PhD in Nursing​
2019: Pakistan's first graduate of PhD in Nursing awarded by AKU-SONAM
2020: Pakistan's first nurse-led lactation consultancy clinic launched at AKUH, Karachi