San Diego State University

School of Nursing

Nursing Programs

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 91.18%
Average number of students tested annually: 229
Program accreditations: CCNE
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

NCLEX RN Passrate History

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

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 198 88.38 71.45
2011 265 92.83 88.22
2010 222 92.34 87.53
2009 156 92.31 88.47
2008 177 92.09 87.58
2007 169 97.04 85.88
What is this?
Program accreditations: CCNE
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

NCLEX Passrate History

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

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2011 265 92.83 88.22
2010 222 92.54 87.53
2009 156 92.31 88.47
2008 177 92.09 87.58
2007 169 97.04 85.88
What is this?

The San Diego State University School of Nursing Master of Science Degree is intended to prepare graduates to function in a range of specialties including nurse practitioners, clinical specialists, nurse midwives, community based nurses/school nurses, administrators and/or nurse educators and as middle or executive-level nursing.

Students can attend the program on the basis of part time or full time enrollment. All students are prepared for entry into nurse researcher for continued education in doctoral studies.

Admission Requirements

  1. A baccalaureate degree with a nursing major from a CCNE or NLNC accredited program
  2. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
  3. Acceptable GRE scores
  4. A current, valid, unencumbered California License to practice as a Registered Nurse
  5. Minimum of a ‘C’ grade or higher in a basic statistics course

Applicants are recommended to have at least 12 months of work experience as a Registered Nurse before beginning a specialization program. Applicants who graduated with a non-nursing major from a baccalaureate program will be considered on an individual basis and maybe admitted on the condition of enrolling in the necessary undergraduate courses in addition to the course requirements for the Master’s program.

Students in all tracks are required to choose between a Thesis or project or Comprehensive Exam designated Plan A and B respectively. 

 

Program accreditations: CCNE

Masters programs offered at this school:

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission
02/28/1949 - Current
Specialized Accreditation
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
ACME
02/28/1998 - Current
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
ACME
07/19/1995 - 07/15/1995
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
ACME
07/15/1995 - 02/28/1998
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
09/29/2001 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
09/29/2001 - Current

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio29:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate89%

Admissions

35%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading490 to 600
SAT: Math510 to 620
ACT Composite23 to 28
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Neither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost

$14,344

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$8,654
30k to 48k$10,735
48k to 75k$14,896
75k to 110k$19,468
Over 110k$21,424
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Financial Aid & Loan

54%

Recipients

$8,038

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

36%

Recipients

$4,509

Average Amount

Pell grants

32%

Recipients

$6,451

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Students

29,860

Undergrads

4,828

Graduates

19,143

Women

15,545

Men

86%

Full-time

14%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
34%
Hispanic
30%
Asian
13%
Non-resident alien
8%
Two or more races
6%
Race/ethnicity unknown
5%
Black/African American
4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

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San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Dr
San Diego, CA 92182
(619) 594-5200
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