Student Statistics

Following are selected statistics on UCSF School of Nursing students.

Enrolled students, by program, Fall Quarter 2015

TotalInternationalMaleRacial/Ethnic Minorities*
MEPN (pre-licensure year)592 (3%)11 (19%)22 (37%)
Masters33911 (3%)40 (12%)139 (41%)
Nursing PhD788 (10%)10 (13%)33 (42%)
Nursing Total47621 (4%)61 (13%)194 (41%)
Sociology PhD293 (10%)8 (28%)13 (45%)
GRAND TOTAL50524 (5%)69 (14%)217 (43%)

* Racial/Ethnic Minorities = Native American/American Indian, Black/African American, Asian/Asian American, Latino/Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, North African/Middle Eastern.

Graduates, Academic Year 2014-15

TotalInternationalMaleRacial/Ethnic Minorities*
Masters15612 (8%)19 (12%)50 (67%)
Nursing PhD192 (33%)3 (16%)5 (26%)
Nursing Total17514 (8%)22 (13%)55 (31%)
Sociology PhD41 (25%)02 (50%)
GRAND TOTAL17915 (8%)22 (12%)57 (32%)

* Racial/Ethnic Minorities as defined above.

Average Time to Degree

ProgramAverage
MEPN-Masters (includes pre-licensure year)10.9 quarters (3.6 years)
Masters (traditional)6.7 quarters (2.3 years)
Nursing PhD16.7 quarters (4.2 years)
Sociology PhD17 quarters (4.3 years)

Computed Retention Rates

MEPN (completed pre-licensure year)99%
MEPN-Masters (includes pre-licensure year)95%
Masters (traditional)96%
Nursing PhD100%
Sociology PhD100%

MEPN Students Passing NCLEX-RN® Licensure Examinations

YearTest TakersPassed First TimeOverall Pass Rate
20155997%95%*
20145591%100%
20136097%98%

* Subject to Change

Revised February 2016

Contact

UCSF Nursing Student Affairs Office
2 Koret Way, Room N-319X
University of California, Box 0602
San Francisco, CA 94143-0602

Email:   info@nursing.ucsf.edu
Telephone:   (415) 476-1435
Fax:   (415) 476-9707