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Our Difference

The USF School of Nursing and Health Professions offers you an education like no other, built on the Jesuit values of justice, service to others, and cura personalis — care for the whole person. 

Our school follows USF's mission to provide a liberal arts education rooted in the Jesuit traditions of diversity, justice, and global perspectives.

Learn about the Sisters of Mercy and how USF's School of Nursing and Health Professions became the first private nursing program in California.

Come join our community of people working improve health care for all. 

Read what's new with the school and connect with us through open houses, information sessions, and lecture series.

We are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and all programs are approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

Have questions or need to get in touch with the school? Connect with us. 

Get the San Francisco Advantage

The city is a huge part of what makes the school unique. Learn how we work with community organizations to change the world from here.

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Put Your Compassion
Into Action

Learn how USF nurses are leading the transition to more empathetic care.

Daniela Vargas MSN ’16, MPH ’17