Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program

As the first college to offer a BSN in 1916, we remain committed to ensuring our graduates are empowered to think critically, advocate for patients and the profession and raise the standard of health care—in any role they choose.


Overview

Our direct-admission Bachelor of Science in Nursing leverages technology and innovation, embraces equity and inclusion, promotes interprofessional collaboration and enables experiential learning, so that when students graduate, they're ready to lead.

As part of the UC Academic Health Center (medical campus), our clinical partners include a Level I trauma center, Level III obstetric unit, the nation's No. 1 pediatric hospital and multiple outpatient surgery centers and community hospitals.

High school students apply for direct admission to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. Transition and transfer students apply to join the program as a sophomore.

Application Deadline

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Deadlines
  Date
Direct-entry admission (Priority deadline*) Nov. 1
Direct-entry admission Dec. 1
Second-year admission (transfer and transition students)
Feb. 28

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