University of California-Irvine

Nursing Programs

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 83.28%
Average number of students tested annually: 42
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 University of California-Irvine as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 46 78.26 71.45
2011 41 87.8 88.22
2010 37 83.78 87.53
What is this?

University of California at Irvine Nurse Practitioner Program is designed to train students to deliver primary care in a range of healthcare settings. The program offers concentration areas in either the Adult Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Track or Family Nurse Practitioner Track within the Master of Science program.

The curriculum consists of 72 units as well as 720 hours of clinical practice in relevant health care settings for the specialty of focus to prepare students eligible for certification. Graduates from the program will be eligible for certification from the California Board of Registered Nursing and the national board certification examinations.

Graduates from the FNP track are also eligible to apply to sit for the FNP certification examination and graduates from the A/GNP track will be eligible to apply to sit for both the adult and geriatric NP certification examinations.

Admission Requirements

  1. A baccalaureate degree in Nursing from a regionally and CCNE accredited college or university program equivalent to the nursing degree offered at the University of California
  2. Current, valid and unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in California
  3. A minimum of 3.0 Grade Point Average for undergraduate course work
  4. Complete Descriptive and Inferential Statistics with minimum of a ‘C’ grade and upper division nursing research course taken at an accredited institution
  5. A minimum of one year of relevant clinical experience 

 

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
02/28/1961 - Current
Specialized Accreditation
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
04/25/2009 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
04/16/2011 - Current

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate92%

Admissions

41%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading490 to 620
SAT: Math570 to 710
SAT: Writing510 to 620
ACT Composite24 to 30
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank 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) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost

$13,780

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$9,280
30k to 48k$10,338
48k to 75k$13,820
75k to 110k$21,596
Over 110k$28,096
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Financial Aid & Loan

68%

Recipients

$17,202

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

45%

Recipients

$4,724

Average Amount

Pell grants

40%

Recipients

$5,565

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Students

27,331

Undergrads

5,423

Graduates

16,938

Women

15,816

Men

98%

Full-time

2%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Asian
33%
Hispanic
24%
Non-resident alien
18%
White
17%
Two or more races
4%
Black/African American
2%
Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

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University of California-Irvine
501 Aldrich Hall
Irvine, CA 92697
(949) 824-5011
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