San Francisco State University

School of Nursing

Nursing Programs

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

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
What is this?
State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 97.67%
Average number of students tested annually: 22
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 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
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 Francisco State University as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
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 88.79 85.88
What is this?

Program accreditations: CCNE

Masters programs offered at this school:

MSN

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
What is this?
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

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
What is this?

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission
02/28/1949 - Current
Specialized Accreditation
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
10/03/2003 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
10/03/2003 - Current

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio23:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate80%

Admissions

68%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading430 to 540
SAT: Math430 to 550
ACT Composite18 to 24
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

$13,250

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$9,598
30k to 48k$11,085
48k to 75k$15,294
75k to 110k$19,531
Over 110k$21,936
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Financial Aid & Loan

60%

Recipients

$8,167

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

45%

Recipients

$4,445

Average Amount

Pell grants

36%

Recipients

$6,344

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Students

25,945

Undergrads

3,100

Graduates

16,466

Women

12,579

Men

81%

Full-time

19%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Hispanic
29%
Asian
26%
White
21%
Non-resident alien
8%
Two or more races
6%
Black/African American
5%
Race/ethnicity unknown
5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

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San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415) 338-1111