- The BSN training program at the University of Nevada is meant for high school graduates, and also graduates of associate degree and also diploma nursing programs. After completing the training program as well as passing the RN-NCLEX- the examination required to obtain a nurse’s license- graduates will be qualified for entry-level nursing roles in public health agencies, schools, hospitals as well as other health care organizations. These graduates may also receive commissioned status in the military services or perhaps admission to a graduate training program.
- Applicants to the nursing major must be formally admitted to the University of Nevada, Reno as a pre-nursing major for the present semester. Pupils who are not presently enrolled at the University will have to reapply.
- The BSN training program requires 4-semesters of coursework and admissions occur in both the spring and also fall semesters. The training program is endorsed by the Nevada State Board of Nursing and also certified by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
About the school
- The University of Nevada, Reno (generally known as Nevada, the University of Nevada or even UNR) is a public research institution situated in Reno, Nevada. Established October 12, in the year 1874, Nevada is the only land-grant institution for the state of Nevada.
- In the year 1881, it became Nevada State University. In the year 1885, the Nevada State University relocated from Elko to Reno.
Total estimated cost of attendance is approximate $26,270
Following are the minimum requirements for BSN Nursing Program. Minimum admission standards include:
- Students must have a 3.0 or better GPA on selected courses to apply for the nursing major. All prerequisite grades must be a grade of “C” or above to satisfy the requirement. Prerequisites courses:
- Core Math (1) MATH 126
- General Chemistry (3)- ChEM 121A, CHEM 121L
- Nutrition (7)- NUTR 223 CO4
- Organic Chemistry- CHEM 220A, CHEM 220L
- Anatomy & Physiology I (5)- BIOL 223A, BIOL 223L
- Anatomy & Physiology II (5)- BIOL 224A, BIOL 224L
- Microbiology (5)- BIOL 251
- Human Development & Family studies HDFS 201
- Communication (6)
- Behavioural Science Elective (8)
Applications to the University and transcript evaluations cannot be rushed to meet the nursing application deadline. Please plan ahead.
Here are some key details on the selection process:
- Meeting the minimum qualifications for application does not guarantee admission to the nursing major.
- Applications to the nursing major will be initially reviewed based on academic performance and HESI scores, ranked highest to lowest.
- Prerequisite courses to the nursing program must have been completed with a C grade or better for the applicant to be considered, but students may be eligible to retake courses to fulfill this requirement — see the Class Repeat Policy for details.
- Preference may be given to students who have graduated from a Nevada high school.
All interviews are held at the University of Nevada, Reno. If you are selected for an interview, the date and time will be included with the invitation. Interview dates are not negotiable and cannot be rescheduled.
While qualified students may apply to the Orvis School of Nursing undergraduate program multiple times, applicants are limited to a maximum of two admission interviews. Once the two admission interviews have been conducted, admission applications will no longer be accepted. The Admissions, Progressions & Student Affairs (APSA) committee will review advisor-supported petitions for any document-supported exceptions.
Address: 1664 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89557
Phone: (775) 784-1110
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