San Francisco State University

School of Nursing

College Type: Four or more years, Public

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BSN Program

The San Francisco State University Nursing program is intended to provide baccalaureate and graduate education in nursing. The School of Nursing is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing and is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

It is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, the California Association of Colleges of Nursing and the Western Institute of Nursing Research.

Admissions Processes

  1. Periodic information sessions are held to provide necessary details about the program and applications procedures (dates for information sessions are posted on the official website)
  2. Be California residents.
  3. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 for all college coursework.
  4. A minimum of a ‘C’ grade for all pre-requisites to the nursing program.
  5. Complete all general education requirements.
  6. TEAS V Exams

The application period is between October and November for admission the next fall.

Students are required to meet health requirements including immunization requirements at the beginning of each Semester. Students are required to have personal health insurance.

The Nursing program expects all students to submit to criminal background checks for all pre-licensure students before the start of clinical practice. Students will also need to maintain current Basic Cardiac life Support certification for health care providers issued by the American Heart Association.

Students will need to have an automobile for nursing practice in the community as some healthcare facilities may not be served by public transportation.

 

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 84.94%
Average number of students tested annually: 111
Program accreditations: CCNE
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at San Francisco State University as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 104 85.58 71.45
2011 123 78.86 88.22
2010 104 90.38 87.53
2009 114 85.09 88.47
2008 126 81.75 87.58
2007 98 88.78 85.88

Accelerated MSN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 97.67%
Average number of students tested annually: 22
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at San Francisco State University as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 19 100 71.45
2011 2 100 88.22
2010 43 93.02 87.53
2009 52 82.69 88.47
2008 51 86.27 87.58
2007 40 82.5 85.88

Accelerated BSN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 84.94%
Average number of students tested annually: 111
Program accreditations: CCNE
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at San Francisco State University as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 104 85.58 71.45
2011 123 78.86 88.22
2010 104 90.38 87.53
2009 114 85.09 88.47
2008 126 81.75 87.58
2007 98 88.78 85.88

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San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132