College of Nursing

Th UF College of Nursing is driven to transform health.

  • Offered Florida’s first nurse practitioner program and the first B.S.N. to Ph.D. track, as well as a new Doctor of Nursing Practice program.

  • 80 percent of all undergraduate students go on to graduate school within three years of receiving their B.S.N.

  • The Doctor of Nursing Practice program is ranked in the Top 20 among the nation’s public universities and No. 1 in the state.

  • The college established its first cohort of the EMBRACE (Engaging Multiple communities of BSN students in Research and Academic Curricular Experiences) program to provide unique research and leadership opportunities for nursing students from multiple backgrounds.

  • UF Health Archer Family Health Care is a federally designated rural health center and offers primary and psychiatric care to a medically underserved population in a rural community; more than 6,000 patient visits occur annually, providing valuable learning experiences for nursing, pharmacy and medical students.

  • Undergraduate nursing students and community health nursing faculty in the college have a direct impact on health promotion in our local communities and globally through international service learning experiences — providing more than 10,000 hours of service annually.

UF College of Nursing Statistics: #27 in N.I.H. funding among public universities ($783,000); #16 in U.S. News and World Report amoung A.A.U. Universities (D.N.P. program); 538 B.S.N. students, up 22% since 2013; Academic partnerships with UF Health Shands, an innovative model of clinical education joint faculty appointments; Center of Palliative Care, Research and Education led by preeminent professor.