Fast Facts


Student Diversity

  • 1% American Indian or Alaska Native
  • 34% Asian or Pacific Islander
  • 8% African-American or Black
  • 24% Hispanic or Latin American
  • 27% Caucasian or White
Student Enrollment (2021/2022)


  • 1% Mixed Race
  • 1% Other
  • 4% Declined to State
  • 84% Female
  • 16% Male
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program - U.S. News & World Report (2023)
Best Nursing Schools: Master's –– U.S. News & World Report (2023)
NIH Research Funding Among Schools of Nursing
Degree Programs (BS, MECN, MSN, PhD, DNP)


The UCLA School of Nursing's baccalaureate (BSN) and master's degree (MECN & APRN) programs are fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) through 2031. The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program received separate accreditation from CCNE through 2025. All programs of study are approved by the Academic Senate of the University of California and the California Board of Registered Nursing. Curricular oversight and periodic reviews are conducted by the UCLA Academic Senate's Undergraduate and Graduate Councils. UCLA holds accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). 

Total Faculty Members
Endowed Chairs
Current Academy Fellows