University of South Florida College of Nursing

Get everything you want
in a nursing program

Hiring pipelines, practice partnerships,
diversity emphasis, low tuition and more

Blaze Your Own Trail with a Nursing Degree from USF

Want a fast, fun and rewarding career? Something with a high starting salary, flexible work schedule, and the ability to make a difference in people’s lives every day? With a nursing degree, you’ll find a never-ending stream of job opportunities, amazing benefits, and a number of different career paths to follow. Best of all, you’ll be doing something that you love! There are plenty of options to choose from when selecting a school.
So why choose USF to earn your Nursing Degree?
We can think of several great reasons…

Nationally Renowned and Recognized

Ranked among the best nursing graduate programs

#1 Stat

among all Florida
public universities

among all
Florida universities

#31 Stat

Among all universities
in the nation

The lowest tuition in the state

Do more good, for less

We understand how the decision to extend your nursing education often comes down to cost. Here’s some good news. Thanks to alternative funding sources, the USF College of Nursing offers students the lowest tuition of all major Florida nursing programs.

The best staff and facilities + the lowest tuition = the best nursing value in the state.

Schedule a session with a Nursing Admissions
Advisor and let us tell you more

tailored learning

Personalized attention
and support

Tailored learning just for you

Each nurse has a different set of goals, hopes and dreams. One-size-fits-all education doesn’t work. At the USF College of Nursing, all of our nursing programs are highly customized to each individual student. Each student gets their own academic advisor and class sizes are kept small to offer a more intimate, hands-on learning experience.

Care where it’s needed most

Community pipelines to practice in setting

Care for the health and wellness of underserved communities on the Mo-Bull Nurse Medical Clinic or through our many partnerships with key community organizations. Best of all, it provides our community vital, lifesaving care.
Partnerships with Florida’s top hospitals

Partnerships with
Florida’s top hospitals

Get a head-start on your new career

Moffit Cancer Center, Tampa General Hospital, Johns Hopkins All Children Hospital and more—to help launch your new career, the USF College of Nursing has extensive, long-standing relationships and pipelines with some of the best hospitals and health care systems in the world.

Schedule a session with a Nursing Admissions
Advisor and let us tell you more

State-of-the-art simulation

Our growth is your opportunity

Thanks to nearly $40 million of recently approved state funding, the USF College of Nursing is rapidly expanding its footprint. With new simulation space, better classrooms, and more advanced simulations, the enhancements are expected to result in a 200% increase in nursing degrees by 2028. Already named the fastest-rising university in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, the future of USF is getting brighter every day.

Nursing undergraduate pathways

Accelerated Second Degree

Accelerated Second Degree

Designed for students who have a non-nursing bachelor’s degree (in any field) and are interested in pursuing a second degree and a career in nursing.

RN to BSN (Online)

RN to BSN (Online)

Allows students with a completed Associate of Science in Nursing and an RN license to receive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Also known as RN to BSN, this pathway bridges the content from an AS to a BSN.

Upper Division

Upper Division

Designed for students seeking a bachelor’s degree in nursing and is often referred to as a “traditional” program, intended for non-nurses without a prior bachelor’s degree.

Veteran to BSN (C-CARE)

Veteran to BSN (C-CARE)

The V-CARE pathway offers service members and veterans who have medical training experience as medics or corpsmen the opportunity to receive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

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Meet the trailblazers

of the USF College of Nursing

University of South Florida College of Nursing
College of Nursing

12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd
MDC Box 22
Tampa, FL 33612
813-974-2191

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