The UCLA School of Nursing is a significant force in developing nurse leaders to inspire individuals across the lifespan to achieve health, wellness, and quality of life. The School embraces diversity and is committed to attracting and supporting the best and the brightest students, faculty and staff. Innovative academic programs ensure that nurses are educated to assume leadership roles and to respond to the healthcare needs of diverse populations. The School aspires to lead the field in the use of pioneering instructional technology, clinical laboratories, and communication and evaluation systems to optimize acquisition of knowledge and skills, from basic to advanced practice. The mission of the UCLA School of Nursing is to improve the health, wellness, quality of life and nursing care of the people of California, the nation, and the world through education, research, nursing care, and community engagement. It aims to achieve this mission through the core values of excellence, innovation, and a collaborative professional culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. 

The School of Nursing has 605 students including 201 undergraduate students, 404 graduate students, 36 tenured faculty, research faculty and instructors and 49 adjunct faculty and lecturers. It is a small school within a large research university, giving the dual advantage of personally knowing students while providing them with the best a research university has to offer. The School of Nursing is an important CTSI partner, collaborates on research projects, and participates in the CTSI’s leadership to ensure accurate representation of their joint endeavors.

For more information, please visit the School of Nursing website.

Last updated
January 5, 2024