School of Nursing

School of Nursing


Now Hiring: Assistant or Associate Professor

The Chico State School of Nursing is looking for a new Assistant or Associate Professor to join their team(opens in new window).


CCNE Accreditation

ccne accredtited logoThe basic BSN and MSN programs at California State University, Chico are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education(opens in new window).

New Informational Video!

Are you interested in becoming a registered nurse?
Check out our new Applying to the School of Nursing video!(opens in new window)

Nurses Climate Challenge

Our changing climate demands #climateaction. Chico State School of Nursing has proudly adopted the #NursesClimateChallenge #SchoolofNursingCommitment. We're preparing future nurses by teaching them about the health impacts of climate change using resources from @RNClimateChal(opens in new window).

Best Online Nursing ProgramCircle that says "Best online degree programs 2023"

We are proud to share that California State University-Chico has been named one of today’s best schools for online higher education in healthcare by EduMed.org. You can read more about the award in the EduMed.org Press Release (PDF)


Nursing Programs at Chico State

Other Programs and Resources

New! Pre-Nursing Informational Video

Please check out the link below for the Pre-Nursing Informational Video!

**This video is being provided as a service to applicants interested in applying to the basic Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at CSU, Chico and is for informational purposes only. This video in no way provides all the necessary requirements for applying to the program. Potential applicants are responsible for reviewing the Admission Criteria, Points Distribution and Instructions document (pdf above) in its entirety AND to follow ALL instructions provided in the NursingCAS application.


School of Nursing Newsletters

Fall 2022 School of Nursing Newsletter (PDF)

Articles About Chico State Nursing

CSU, Chico's School of Nursing RN Program Ranked Among State's Best - The Chico State School of Nursing has again been named one of the finest in California.

California's Camp Fire: The disaster didn't end...(opens in new window) - School of Nursing faculty member Carol Huston published in Reflections on Nursing Leadership. 

Nurses Ranked Most Ethical(opens in new window) - Gallup survey finds nurses to be the most honest and ethical professionals. 

RCNP Program - Little Town Lifelines(opens in new window) - Read about the Rural California Nursing Program.

Nursing Program One of CA's Finest(opens in new window) - The Chico State School of Nursing has again been named one of the finest in California.

Students Care for Evacuees(opens in new window) - Chico State students volunteering to help Camp Fire evacuees.

Kristina Chesterman Clinic Living Her Dream(opens in new window) - Read about the Kristina Chesterman Memorial Clinic.