"The university graduates 20-40 students annually from the traditional BSN program, with an impressive 96% NCLEX-RN exam pass rate since 2008," reads the ranking. Sonoma State was the second-highest ranked campus of the California State University system, with only CSU Long Beach ranking higher at No. 19.
The Department of Nursing at Sonoma State University has educated more than 4,000 nurse professionals over the past 40 years. Undergraduate pathways include a traditional four-year BSN program and an ADN-to-BSN Collaborative Nursing Education Continuum Model (CNECM) offered in partnership with Napa Valley College, College of Marin, Santa Rosa Junior College, Solano Community College, and Mendocino College. Graduate nursing students can pursue an MSN degree or a post-master's certificate with an FNP emphasis.