Class Profile

At USC, we value diversity. Our Nursing@USC graduates are prepared to treat a wide variety of patients from a range of geographic and social backgrounds. We also strive for diversity in our classroom, as students can learn from their peers’ unique experiences and perspectives.

Find out more about our students currently enrolled in the program below.

Class Size
Our classes typically have a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio, which fosters an intimate, open learning environment.
Full Time or Part Time
We understand that our students have personal obligations outside of the classroom, so we offer both full- and part-time tracks to accommodate different schedules.

Program Options

40%
of students are enrolled full time
60%
of students are enrolled part time

*79% of students complete the bridge course before beginning the traditional program.

Race

Circle graph shows percentage breakdown of race. 1% American Indian / Alaska Native, 34% Asian, 8% Black, 13% Hispanic, 1% Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander, 35% White Caucasian, 8% Not Specified

GPA

3.54

Undergrad Traditional GPA

3.15

Undergrad Bridge GPA

3.58

Nursing Traditional GPA

3.38

Nursing Bridge GPA

Gender

Chart shows 91% of students as female and 9% as male.

Average Age

31
Traditional
36
Bridge

State of Residence

Map highlights where current Nursing@USC students reside throughout the United States. States include California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia.

Nursing Experience

Our students come from a variety of professional backgrounds, which enables you to broaden your scope while discussing your fellow students’ unique nursing experiences.

Nursing Specialty

  • 47% Acute / Critical Care
  • 8% Adult Gerontology
  • 4% Family
  • 3% Neonatal
  • 29% Other
  • 3% Pediatrics
  • 1% Psychiatric - Mental Health
  • 3% Women's Health / General Related
  • 2% Not Given
  • 47% Acute / Critical Care
  • 8% Adult Gerontology
  • 4% Family
  • 3% Neonatal
  • 29% Other
  • 3% Pediatrics
  • 1% Psychiatric - Mental Health
  • 3% Women's Health / General Related
  • 2% Not Given

Years Working as a Nurse

24% 1–2 Years
16% 3–4 Years
19% 5-7 Years
16% 8–10 Years
13% 11–15 Years
5% 16–20 Years
7% 21+ Years

The Nursing@USC class profile data above include information from all currently enrolled students in the September 2016, January 2017, May 2017, and September 2017 classes.

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