SF State nursing program ranked among best for veterans

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

San Francisco State University performed well in 2019 national and state rankings released by College Factual for Best Nursing Programs for Veterans.

SF State’s nursing program ranked 37th out of 523 colleges and universities reviewed by College Factual for veteran friendliness. This puts SF State in the top 10 percent of all schools in the nation when it comes to offering a quality education to veterans studying nursing. SF State's nursing program also placed high in the statewide rankings, where it ranked fourth out of 26 colleges and universities in California, in the top 15 percent of all schools in the state reviewed by College Factual. 

College Factual estimates excellent outcomes for SF State students who earn their nursing degrees at SF State. Based upon PayScale survey data*, a student who graduates from SF State with a degree in nursing realizes average early-career earnings of $76,499 and average mid-career earnings of $84,899. This is above the national average for all nursing graduates, who make $53,330 in their early career. It is also higher the average graduate’s mid-career salary of $70,078.

These rankings were developed to highlight schools that offer quality outcomes in a specific major while also offering support and resources to help veterans and active-duty military students thrive.

College Factual, located in Troy, New York, is the leading source of data analytics and insights on college outcomes. College Factual provides in-depth coverage for over 2,500 colleges and universities and over 350 college majors. These insights are available to students from over 50 countries interested in pursuing accredited college degree programs in the United States. 

*Salary data is estimated by College Factual using 2013 data provided by PayScale.