Fast Facts




The UCLA School of Nursing's baccalaureate (BSN) and master's degree (MECN & APRN) programs are fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) through 2031. The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program received separate accreditation from CCNE through 2025. All programs of study are approved by the Academic Senate of the University of California and the California Board of Registered Nursing. Curricular oversight and periodic reviews are conducted by the UCLA Academic Senate's Undergraduate and Graduate Councils. UCLA holds accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). 


612 Students (as of 2021-22 Academic Year)


  • 1% American Indian or Alaska Native
  • 34% Asian or Pacific Islander
  • 8% African-American or Black
  • 24% Hispanic or Latin American
  • 27% Caucasian or White
  • 1% Mixed Race
  • 1% Other
  • 4% Declined to State
  • 84% Female
  • 16% Male


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


39 Tenured Faculty, Research Faculty and Instructors

58 Adjunct Faculty and Lecturers

Faculty Honors

23 Academy Fellows

6 Endowed Chairs


#10 - Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program - U.S. News & World Report (2022)

#16 - Best Nursing Schools: Master's - U.S. News & World Report (2022)

#24 in NIH Research Funding Among Schools of Nursing

Research Centers

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