care, lead, inspire

The UF College of Nursing is transforming health through innovative practice, preeminent research and exceptional academic programs.

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Albert Gator Welcomes Dean Henderson

Dean Shakira Henderson officially began her tenure as the sixth dean of the UF College of Nursing on Jan. 29, 2024! As a special welcome to the Gator Nursing family, Albert Gator, and officially became a member of the Gator Nation!

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nursing degree programs

your gateway to professional nursing


Ranked #1 in the state and among the top 25 nationally, our BSN program offers three specialized tracks to meet aspiring nurses’ needs.


Fast Facts

UF College of Nursing Jacksonville

The University of Florida College of Nursing’s Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is offered at the UF Health Jacksonville campus. Learn more about what makes this program so unique.

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College of Nursing news

funding for your education

Nurse Faculty Loan Program

The UF College of Nursing offers the Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) to PhD and MSN-DNP students who intend to pursue a full-time nurse faculty position. The federal loan is cancelled through employment as nurse faculty post-graduation. This program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), a division of the U.S. Department of Health.


Faculty opportunities


Open Faculty Positions

Explore the opportunities available in the University of Florida College of Nursing. Faculty positions are available in women's, children and family nursing, adult nursing and psychiatric/mental health nursing.



The Gator Nurse

Catch up on all College of Nursing news, including alumni, faculty and student achievements. Published every spring, summer and fall!

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Generosity That Inspires and Transforms

Private support can assist the college with the recruitment and retention of much-needed faculty to teach the best and brightest students, to conduct innovative research and provide the most advanced clinical training for our future nurses.


The Doctor of Nursing Practice and baccalaureate programs at the University of Florida College of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.