Overview

The School of Nursing’s mission is to provide leadership in nursing and health care through innovative undergraduate and graduate education that embraces holism, interprofessionalism and inclusivity. Our vision is to prepare transformational leaders in health care.

Student Enrollment

Student enrollment


Undergraduate enrollment, Fall 2018

A colorful pie chart showing the 2018 undergraduate program enrollment for the School of Nursing

As of Fall 2018, the School of Nursing enrolled 739 undergraduates across 3 programs.

Graduate enrollment, Fall 2018

A colorful pie chart showing the 2018 graduate program enrollment for the School of Nursing

As of Fall 2018, the School of Nursing enrolled 287 graduate students across 6 programs. 

By the numbers

3.66


Average GPA

1210


Median SAT score

25


Median ACT score

*Numbers reflect undergraduate applicants

Faculty

Faculty

All full-time faculty members have doctoral degrees and maintain practice relevance through direct patient care, research or professional development activities. 

1:12


Student to Faculty ratio in lab

1:8 or less


Student to Faculty ratio in clinical

Facilities and resources

Facilities and resources

The School of Nursing is located within the Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences. You'll experience the essential role nurses play in integrated teams as you collaborate with students from across the university.

The center features first-rate facilities and equipment including:

  • High-fidelity simulation suites with sophisticated mannequins that can be programmed with a variety of medical conditions and illnesses
  • Standardized Patient Assessment Center
  • Two fully functioning operating rooms
  • Skills labs that features the equipment used in real clinical settings
  • Human Anatomy laboratory

Student support

The services and opportunities we offer include:

  • Personal advising throughout undergraduate and graduate programs
  • Dedicated nursing career development 
  • Global learning experiences
  • Living Learning Community
  • Learning Commons
  • Nursing student organizations
  • Dedicated nursing librarian
  • Office of Student Accessibility
  • Health and wellness - Health center, counseling services, fitness staff
  • Spiritual and Religious Life

Career Outcomes

Career outcomes

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According to data collected in 2018, the School of Nursing has a success rate of 98% of graduates employed or currently attending graduate school.

Sample of Career Settings

  • Community health clinics
  • Flight nursing
  • Home care agencies
  • Hospice programs
  • Hospitals
  • Long-term care
  • Occupational health
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Primary care settings
  • Public health departments
  • Rehabilitation care
  • Residential care facilities
  • Schools
  • Universities
  • Urgent care centers

Sample of Employers

  • Bridgeport Hospital
  • Bristol Hospital
  • Community Health Centers, Inc
  • Connecticut Children's Medical Center
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Griffin Hospital
  • Hartford Healthcare
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering
  • Middlesex Hospital
  • St. Vincent's Medical Center
  • Trinity Health
  • Yale Health Systems