Student Statistics

Following are selected statistics on UCSF School of Nursing students.

Enrolled students, by program, Fall Quarter 2015

  Total International Male Racial/Ethnic Minorities*
MEPN (pre-licensure year) 59 2 (3%) 11 (19%) 22 (37%)
Masters  339 11 (3%) 40 (12%) 139 (41%)
Nursing PhD 78 8 (10%) 10 (13%) 33 (42%)
Nursing Total 476 21 (4%) 61 (13%) 194 (41%)
Sociology PhD 29 3 (10%) 8 (28%) 13 (45%)
GRAND TOTAL 505 24 (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

  Total International Male Racial/Ethnic Minorities*
Masters 156 12 (8%) 19 (12%) 50 (67%)
Nursing PhD 19 2 (33%) 3 (16%) 5 (26%)
Nursing Total 175 14 (8%) 22 (13%) 55 (31%)
Sociology PhD 4 1 (25%) 0 2 (50%)
GRAND TOTAL 179 15 (8%) 22 (12%)
57 (32%)

* Racial/Ethnic Minorities as defined above.

Average Time to Degree

Program Average
MEPN-Masters (includes pre-licensure year) 10.9 quarters (3.6 years)
Masters (traditional) 6.7 quarters (2.3 years)
Nursing PhD 16.7 quarters (4.2 years)
Sociology PhD 17 quarters (4.3 years)

Computed Retention Rates

MEPN (completed pre-licensure year) 99%
MEPN-Masters (includes pre-licensure year) 95%
Masters (traditional) 96%
Nursing PhD 100%
Sociology PhD 100%

MEPN Students Passing NCLEX-RN® Licensure Examinations

Year Test Takers Passed First Time Overall Pass Rate
2015 59 97% 95%*
2014 55 91% 100%
2013 60 97% 98%

* Subject to Change

Revised February 2016