University of California-San Francisco

San Francisco, CA 94143

University of California-San Francisco is one of the 50 public 4-year colleges in California. Its campus is small in size and located in San Francisco. The institution offers only graduate degree programs.


Campus LocaleLarge City
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio-
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs Offered

The University of California Master of Science in Nursing program is intended to prepare leaders for advance roles as clinical nurse specialist, nurse practitioner, administrator, nurse mid-wife, consultant and teacher. 

The courses offered in this program provide advanced instruction from nursing and other disciples to offer advanced theoretical instruction, skills of assessment, advanced clinical practice and selected opportunity for specialization to apply nursing theory and research as a basis for practice.

Most applicants to this program are registered RN’s who have already completed a BA degree. The program is a two year long program for full time study although it is possible to take part time paid work with the schedule.

Admissions Requirements

  1. Official transcripts for BA level course work
  2. Licensing as a Registered Nurse
  3. Complete introductory course in Statistics
  4. Proof of English Language proficiency
  5. Cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0 (evidence of personal qualification and ability of capacity for graduate study)
  6. Personal Statement of stating professional goals
  7. Computer proficiency

The regular application deadline for this program is the 1st of February with all necessary documentation to be submitted with an application.

Applicants can follow the status of their application and its progress on line. The screening process occurs into separate sections. The Admission Screening Committee screens completed applications on the basis of the applicants academic and professional qualifications, institutional resource and the congruence of the specialty selected and the educational goals of the applicant.  


Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Master's degree 11 160
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 2 12

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The following schools are located within 200 miles radius of University of California-San Francisco

Oxman College
1.4 miles away
California Nurses And Vocational Institute
2.92 miles away
San Francisco State University
3.06 miles away
Bay Area College of Nursing, Inc. Daly City
4.34 miles away
NCP College - South San Francisco
7.35 miles away
Oikos University
14.03 miles away
Institute of Medical Education - Oakland
14.17 miles away
Nightingale School of Nursing
16.66 miles away
NCP College - Hayward
19.98 miles away
Advanced Pro Nursing Institute
22.56 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission
02/28/1976 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
03/20/1983 - Current
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
12/15/1977 - 03/20/1983
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
09/22/2000 - Current


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Ethnic Diversity
Two or more races
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.

University of California-San Francisco
500 Parnassus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94143

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