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Welcome to the School of Nursing


With over 4,000 graduates, our School of Nursing has been advancing nursing education in Southern California for more than forty years. We offer a wide range of programs for those who are not yet nurses to experienced professional nurses seeking a doctoral degree in nursing.

Titan nurses reach higher! Amazing people are the greatest strength of our programs and have earned us a strong reputation in the nursing community. Our dedicated faculty and staff are committed to providing quality education to our diverse student body, our many clinical partners represent the best facilities in Southern California, and our exceptional alumni are improving health care everyday as highly competent nursing professionals who are leaders in the profession. Together, we are educating and transforming nurses to practice in dynamic healthcare environments with diverse populations.

Prospective students, faculty, staff, and community partners, I encourage you to contact us and let us help you reach your goals!

Thank you,
Penny Weismuller, DrPH, RN

Upcoming Events

May 6-12, 2024 - Nurses Week 2024

May 6, 2024 - SON Student Recognition Ceremony

May 20, 2024 - SON Pinning Ceremony

May 21, 2024 - Nursing Commencement Ceremony

Graduate Programs Ranked Top in the Nation

U.S. News and World Report Ranked 20th Best in the NationCalifornia State Fullerton, School of Nursing graduate progams in Nurse-Midwifery and Nurse Anesthesia (offered in partnership with Kaiser Permanente School of Anesthesia) are ranked Best by U.S. News and World Report in 2017 and 2016.

RN-BSN program ranked #1 in 2024 by

Allnurses_badgeCalifornia State Fullerton, School of Nursing RN-BSN program ranked #1 in 2024 by This ranking is a testament to academic excellence, student success and innovative approach of our faculty, advisors, staff, and students.

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