BSN Program Admissions

Our Bachelor of Science in Nursing students demonstrate academic excellence and possess characteristics required of nurse leaders. Learn more about our requirements and the application process.

Application Deadlines

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

*Applicants who submit their application by the priority deadline of Nov. 1 have a higher chance of participating in Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI), a key component of our holistic admissions process.

Application Information

UC College of Nursing accepts applications for direct admission (for high school students) and sophomore admission (for transfer/transition students). More information:

  • Direct Admission (for high school students)
  • Sophomore Admission (for transfer students from outside institutions or transition students from other UC majors, UC Blue Ash or UC Clermont)

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