Welcome to the College of Nursing
For nearly 50 years, the UTEP College of Nursing has prepared highly qualified health care professionals who are readily employed in hospitals, clinics and other health care facilities across Texas, New Mexico and the rest of the country. More than 60% of El Paso nurses are UTEP graduates.
Graduates from our Bachelor of Science in Nursing program consistently surpass local and national averages for first-time pass rates on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for registered nurses, validating our best efforts to ensure new nurses are properly prepared to enter the nursing profession.
Our graduate programs prepare master's and doctorate-prepared nurses with the knowledge and credentials for advanced clinical practice and leadership roles across Texas and the nation.
The University of Texas at El Paso has accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Commission on Colleges. The baccalaureate degree in nursing program/master’s degree program in nursing/Doctor of Nursing Practice program and/post-graduate APRN certificate program at The University of Texas at El Paso is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202 887-6791.
Our degree programs offered include:
- Traditional BSN
- RN to BSN
- Master's Programs
- Nursing Administration and Management (NAM)
- Nursing Education (NE)
- Nurse Practitioner (NP)
- Post Graduate’s Nurse Practitioner Certificates
- Post Graduate’s Nurse Certificates
- Doctoral Programs
As the first national research university with a 21 st century demographic, The University of Texas at El Paso offers a rich and supportive research environment allowing faculty and students in the UTEP College of Nursing’s baccalaureate and graduate programs to participate in innovative health-related research opportunities undefined
Third-Party Comments for College of Nursing (CON)
Doctor of Nursing Practice Program
The University of Texas at El Paso, CON Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program received an initial five-year accreditation by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) in April 2019. The DNP program is scheduled for a five-year accreditation review March 13-15, 2024.
Written third party comments regarding the DNP program must be received by CCNE no later than February 19, 2024.
CCNE accepts only signed, third-party written comments in English.
If you would like to submit a third-party comment for a program currently under review, please submit to email@example.com
Or, if you prefer, mail comments to:
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Attn: Third Party Comments
655 K St. NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001