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Quick Facts


  • The major center of nursing education and scholarship in Texas
  • Ranked among the top 20 master's programs in the nation (US News and World Report)
  • Ranked among the top universities in research funding by the National Institutes of Health
  • Over $18 million in extramural funding
  • American Assembly for Men in Nursing’s “2005 Best School or College of Nursing for Men Award” for significant efforts in recruiting and retaining men in nursing

Students: 808

Charts showing the number of Undergraduate, Graduate, and 2011 Degree Awarded Students.

475 Undergraduate Students - 89% Women, and 10% Men - 43.4% Minorities, and 1.5% International333 Graduate Students - 89% Women and 11% Men - 34.5% Minorities, and 4% InternationalDegree Awarded 2011 - 7 Dcotorate Students,68 Master Students, and 149 Bachelor Student

*Note: Asian-American/ Pacific Islander, African American, Native American, Hispanic American

Faculty: 141

  • 21 tenured/tenure-track faculty
  • 69 clinical faculty (full- and part-time)
  • 36 adjunct/affiliate faculty
  • 10% of faculty are minorities; 2.2% are men
  • 8 American Academy of Nursing fellows (current faculty)
  • 6 faculty emeriti

Staff: 75

  • full- and part-time

Finances 2010-2011

  • Research and training grants: $18.059 million
  • Total state funding: $7.579 million
  • Contributions (individual, foundation, corporate): $4.730 million
  • Student Financial Aid Awarded: $500,178


  • 20 Research Grant Awards
  • 9 Training and Special Projects
  • 9 Pending Research Projects
  • 2 Graduate Student Projects

School of Nursing faculty are involved in research in health promotion and disease prevention among underserved populations. Areas of research strength include adolescent and women's health, quality of life among persons with disabilities, and cross-disciplinary research that incorporates physiological and technological advances into a nursing focus.


Two community clinics, the Family Wellness Center, which provides primary healthcare for underserved families in Austin and Travis County, and the Children's Wellness Center, which provides primary healthcare for 3000 children and their families in Del Valle.

Degree Programs


The School of Nursing is located at 1710 Red River St. All administrative offices are found on the second floor. Classrooms and the multi-purpose room are found on the first floor. The third floor houses the Cain Center for Nursing Research, the student lounges, and student organization offices. The fourth floor has faculty offices, the St. David’s Center for Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Research in Underserved Populations (CHPR), classrooms, and the Simulation Lab. The fifth floor has faculty offices, the Media Center, and the Learning Center.