Fast Facts

In the Know About the UCLA School of Nursing

Founded 1949

Enrollment: 607 Students (as of 2016-17 Academic Year)


1% American Indian/Alaska Native
32% Asian
9% Black
20% Hispanic
33% White
5% declined to state

89% Female
11% Male

Bachelor of Science
Master of Science in Nursing Master's Entry Clinical Nurse
Master of Science in Nursing Advance Practice
Doctor of Philosophy


47 Full time – all doctorally prepared

Faculty Honors

18 Academy Fellows
4 Endowed Chairs


#15 on U.S. News and World Reports – Nursing Graduate Schools
#9 in NIH research funding among Schools of Nursing

NCLEX Pass Rates

Pass rates for 2016:
BS: 86%
MECN: 95%
Link to BRN NCLEX Pass Rates:

Research Centers

Center for Vulnerable Populations Research.
Center for American Indian/Indigenous Research and Education
Center for the Advancement of Gerontological Nursing Science

Reimagining and Redefining Nursing

Most competitive undergraduate degree on UCLA Campus (1940 applicants for 40 spots)

Oldest nurse-practitioner run health center in the US – School of Nursing Health Center at the Union Rescue Mission.  Over 9,500 patient visits in 2009.Since 2005, faculty members have published 346 articles in prestigious peer-reviewed journals

In 2010, graduated first cohort of traditional Bachelor's students in 15 years

Two nursing faculty led healthcare efforts in Haiti following earthquake