Student Spotlight: Valeria Soria Guzman

September 16th, 2021|

It's back-to-school month at UCI! Meet future nurse Valeria Soria Guzman, class of 2025. Why do you want to be a nurse? I grew up having to translate for my parents at physician's offices, having to fill out medical documents [...]

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  • uc irvine school of nursing associate professor candace burton is studying how the covid-19 pandemic has traumatized nurses

‘The nurses are not okay’

August 18th, 2021|

The weight nurses have been carrying since the COVID-19 pandemic began is having an effect that one associate professor likens to post traumatic stress disorder. “They talk about the pandemic like it’s a war,” says Associate Professor Candace Burton, who [...]

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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