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Syllabus - The Newsletter of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing

Syllabus is AACN's bimonthly newsletter that reports the latest Association activities and developments in nursing higher education. Coverage includes interviews with top policymakers, updates on federal legislation and regulatory policy, and discussion forums on a range of critical issues in nursing education, nursing research, and health care.

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Secure your advertising space in the Opportunities section to showcase position openings, availabilities, and various services. Reach deans, faculty, and over 38,500 individuals in 865 nursing programs across the United States, as well as other members of the nursing education community.

Published bimonthly starting with the January issue, Syllabus ensures maximum exposure, reaching AACN members, affiliated organizations, and individual subscribers in the second month of each release. For specific ad deadlines and distribution dates, refer to the table below. 

Issue Ad Deadline Distribution Date
March-April March 12 March 28
Special Issue May-June April 4 May 6
July-August July 12 July 25
September-October September 12 September 26
November-December November 12 November 21
50% Off Discount for Special Issue for National Nurses Month

Join us in honoring National Nurses Month! As a special gesture, AACN is thrilled to offer a 50% discount to AACN members on any ad placement in the upcoming May/June 2024 edition of Syllabus. Non-members are also eligible for a 25% discount.  To receive this discounted rate, select the May/June 2024 issue when submitting your ad.  For more details, see promotional flyer

How to Submit an Ad

Ad copy (pdf format) must be submitted through the checkout process. Display ads should be formatted in the appropriate size dimensions and submitted in pdf. 

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Standard Rates & Dimensions

Display ads should be formatted in the appropriate size dimensions and submitted in pdf.  The classified ad rate is $14 per line for AACN members and $18 per line for nonmembers. There is a 10 line minimum for all ads. The printed ad will accommodate approximately 40 characters and spaces per line.  

Display Ad Rates

Ad type (inches) Member Rate Non-Member Rate
1/4 Page - 3.25 W x 4.5 L $450 $590
1/2 Page - 7.5 W x 4.5 L, 3.25 W x 8.5 L $790 $950
Full Page - 7.5 W x 9 L $1,290 $1,600

Prices are NET. Advertisements are not commissionable.


AACN publications serve to advance the quality of baccalaureate and graduate nursing education, promote nursing research, and develop academic leaders. AACN therefore reserves the right to unilaterally reject, omit, or cancel any advertisement that is not in the best interests of the objectives and policies of the Association, or that is not in keeping with the generally scholarly and professional nature of AACN publications. The publication of any advertisement by AACN is neither an endorsement of the advertiser nor of the products or services advertised. 

AACN promotes equal employment opportunities as required by law, and accepts only advertisements that are not discriminatory on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other reason not related to individual merit. 

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