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The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing is a major center of nursing education and scholarship in Texas; it is the leading school of nursing in Texas and is ranked among the top 20 graduate programs in nursing in the nation.

Let us each and all realizing the importance of our influence on others - stand shoulder to shoulder - and not alone, in good cause.
- Florence Nightingale

The School of Nursing offers undergraduate students a dynamic course of study that is both theoretical and practical. The theory insures a solid foundation necessary to handle changes in the health care system. The practical training enables graduates to function in a wide variety of settings. Clinical instruction at UT Austin meets or exceeds the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners’ standards for student-teacher ratios.

Find out about the undergraduate degree plan (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) offered by the School of Nursing.

Opportunities and Resources for Nursing Students

Learning Center

The Nursing Learning Center is the hub for many important student services. It includes:


The School of Nursing is involved in many areas of research including 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. The School of Nursing is home to the Cain Research Center and the St. David's Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research in Underserved Populations.

Career Information

Visit Nursing Career Services for information about job placement and employment opportunities for nurses.

Getting Involved

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Interested in applying for financial aid or scholarships? We can help.

Special Application Requirements

Prospective freshman and transfer nursing students must choose Nursing as their first-choice major and complete the application for admission. Prospective students should learn about additional special application and program requirements for freshman and transfer nursing applicants.

Applying to Nursing

Looking for information about the majors offered by The University of Texas at Austin? Visit the Colleges, Schools and Majors page for a list of freshman and transfer majors in each college and school, many with links to details about the program.

Think you’re ready to select nursing as your major choice? Learn about applying for freshman or transfer admission.

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The University of Texas at Austin
Office of Admissions
P.O. Box 8058
Austin, TX 78713-8058

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