University of San Francisco

School of Nursing

College Type: Four or more years, Private not-for-profit

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BSN Program

The University of San Francisco School of Nursing and Health Professions is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and the California State Board of Registered Nursing.

The program is designed to prepare students beginning their nursing careers. Graduates are eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX) and are eligible for the California Public Health Certificate.

The 128 credit program extends over six to eight semesters. The courses are offered in a sequential schedule with students required to earn a ‘C’ grade or higher to progress to the next level.

Admission Requirements:

(General Admission Requirements for the College)

  1. Official High School diploma
  2. Application form
  3. SAT/ACT scores
  4. Academic recommendation

Applicants admitted to the university as nursing majors are admitted to school of Nursing and Health Professions.

Additional Requirements:

Successful applicants are required to present a health assessment including a tuberculin skin-test and immunizations (tetanus booster, Varicella, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Hepatitis B titers). The program also requires a valid Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification.

A mandatory compulsory criminal background and drug screening as part of the arrangement for clinical practice as health agencies are required to provide a safe environment for their patients.

The California Board of Registered Nursing requires that all students maintain a ‘C’ grade or higher in all science, communication and nursing courses before being eligible to sit for the NCLEX exam.  
 

 

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 89.43%
Average number of students tested annually: 105
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 University of San Francisco as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 154 83.12 71.45
2011 84 91.67 88.22
2010 77 93.51 87.53
2009 73 93.15 88.47
2008 66 93.94 87.58
2007 68 98.53 85.88

Accelerated MSN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 86.54%
Average number of students tested annually: 57
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 University of San Francisco as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 61 86.89 71.45
2011 55 81.82 88.22
2010 55 90.91 87.53
2009 82 98.78 88.47
2008 46 95.65 87.58
2007 47 100 85.88

Masters Program

Program accreditations: CCNE

Masters programs offered at this school:

MSN

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

RN to MSN

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

Doctoral Program

Program accreditations: Not Accredited

Doctoral programs offered at this school:

DNP

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

BSN to DNP

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

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University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton St
San Francisco, CA 94117