- The Traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at University of Louisville is a four-year program consisting of four semesters of lower division coursework and another four semesters of upper division course work to prepare students for a professional career in nursing by delivering a dynamic course of study that is both theoretical and practical
- Graduates are trained to show excellence in nursing science, leadership and practice in different health care settings to meet the ever-changing health care needs of society and to help clients across the lifespan.
- The BSN program also gives the necessary groundwork for continuation to masters and doctoral degrees in nursing.
- Students have access to Standardized Patient Centers and innovative Patient Simulation
- Graduates of the BSN program will be equipped to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).
- Students who have formerly earned a degree can apply to our Traditional BSN, or to our second degree MEPN program.
- The BSN program at the university is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
About the school
- The University of Louisville (abbreviated UofL) is located in Louisville, Kentucky and member of the Kentucky state university system.
- It is a public university established in 1798.
- UofL admits students from 118 of 120 Kentucky counties, the whole 50 U.S. states, and 116 countries around the world.
Total estimated cost of attendance is approximately $ 30,090
Following are the minimum requirements for BSN Nursing Program. Minimum admission standards include:
Deadlines – February 15th for Fall Term; November 1st for Spring Term; March 1st for Summer Term
Prospective UL freshman students must be admitted to lower division through the UL Office of Undergraduate Admission website. Students will select major code NU BSN.
Admission in good standing to the lower division of Nursing requires a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 2.8 along with an ACT Composite of 22 and ACT Math of 22. High school students who do not meet this requirement may be admitted conditionally by the Office of Undergraduate Admission. Effective for fall 2018 admission 3.0 high school grade point average required.
Deadlines – July 1st for Fall Term; December 1st for Spring Term
Students who have 24 or more transferable credit hours and at least a 2.8 cumulative undergraduate GPA may apply to the lower division of Nursing by visiting the Office of Undergraduate Admission – Transfer Services website. Please select major code NU BSN.
Transfer Students from KCTCS Schools and ULtra with 24 or more transferable credit hours are asked to email your appropriate advisor to request an evaluation of course work for lower division. All transfer students are required to be advised prior to registering.
Students who are currently enrolled at UL may transfer into the lower division of Nursing by completing an Intra-university Transfer Request. To be eligible to transfer into the lower division of Nursing, a student must have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.8 and have completed one semester at UL. Intra-university transfer requests are approved at the end of each semester.
Deadlines – May 1st for Fall Term; September 15th for Spring Term
Admission to upper division is competitive. The School of Nursing admits 100 students in the fall and 100 students in the spring.
Students interested in applying to upper division must have the following to be eligible for consideration.
- Admission to lower division of Nursing through the Office of Undergraduate Admission.
- Minimum 2.8 cumulative college GPA.
- Minimum 3.0 nursing program gpa is required effective Fall 2019.
- Student must be in the last semester of completing all lower division course work at time of application. * Students applying for fall admission may finish remaining lower division course work the summer prior to the fall semester to which they are applying.
Lower Division Nursing students who have met this criteria are eligible to apply through this link.
GUARANTEED EARLY ADMISSION, UPPER DIVISION
Deadline – April 1st
SCHOOL OF NURSING
Address: Health Sciences Campus, K-Wing
555 South Floyd Street Suite 3019 Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: 1-877-81-NURSE, 502-852-5825