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Student Spotlight: Kimberly Tran

September 22nd, 2021|

It’s back-to-school month at UCI! Meet incoming Anteater and future nurse practitioner Kimberly Tran, class of 2024. Why do you want to be a nurse practitioner? One of the happiest moments in my life is being a nursing student. I [...]

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Student Spotlight: Angela McAlpine

September 21st, 2021|

It's back-to-school month at UCI! Meet future family nurse practitioner Angela McAlpine, class of 2024. Why do you want to be a family nurse practitioner? I hold close to my heart an interest in becoming a nurse leader in analyzing [...]

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Student Spotlight: Karen Orozco

September 19th, 2021|

It's back-to-school month at UCI! Meet future nurse Jullian Carlisle Vidamo, class of 2025. Why do you want to be a masters-prepared nurse? The reason why I am interested in becoming a masters prepared registered nurse is because I have [...]

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Congratulations to Assistant Clinical Professor Sarah Campbell on earning her doctor of nursing practice (DNP) degree from The Ohio State University College of Nursing! 🎉 #ucinursing #dnp

A home-visit pilot intervention to promote communication skills and well-being for #dementia family #caregivers: #ucinursing

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Advancing the Science of Compassionate Healthcare


At the Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing, we are dedicated to preparing the next generation of nurses. To us, that means providing a quality education built upon scholarly research and evidence based-practice as well as an environment that nurtures the desire to continually drive improvement.  We are confident that our students will go forth and advance the science of nursing, lead innovative health care practice, and truly champion access to quality healthcare for all. Read More


The UCI Sue and Bill Gross School of Nursing has a rich, deep history. Its existence is the realization of a vision that began decades ago.

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  • 170 enrolled in the baccalaureate program
  • 56 enrolled in graduate programs
  • 100% pass rate on National NP Board Certified exams
  • 93% NCLEX passing rate
  • 8 to 1 student/faculty ratio in labs and clinical courses
  • 573 alumni and counting!
  • 40% underrepresented minorities


  • 23 full-time faculty
  • 100% have advanced degrees
  • Over $13 million in total sponsored research project funding
  • Faculty research projects contribute to the improvement of health and health care in areas such as oncology, HIV/AIDS, pediatrics, self-care, mental health, women’s health, clinical policy, and nursing education.
  • Academic Practice Partnership with UCI Health
  • Student practicum hours at world renown UCI Medical Center
  • The only University of California school with a faculty nursing practice
  • Faculty actively practicing in under-served areas and throughout the UCI Health and Student Health Centers