Nursing Students


The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing is one of the leading nursing schools in the nation, with a history of excellence in academics, research, and service. We earn this distinction because of our:

  • Diverse, engaged students taught by dedicated faculty
  • Cutting-edge research conducted by nursing school faculty focusing on health behaviors and health promotion across the lifespan
  • Service through our community-based clinics
  • Collaborative partnerships

The UT Austin School of Nursing prepares its students for rewarding careers that enrich the practical world and help further nursing research.


Dean's Welcome

Welcome to the School of Nursing at The University of Texas at Austin. Our school is located at the flagship of the University of Texas System and is a national leader in nursing education and research.

Statue of Florence Nightingale

Values & Mission

The purpose of the School of Nursing is to achieve excellence in undergraduate education, graduate education, research, and public service, advancing the missions of the University of Texas.

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing Timeline


Nursing courses were first offered on The University of Texas at Austin campus in 1960 when faculty members were transferred from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.