Brigham Young University BSN
Basic Information: BYU is located in Provo, Utah. It is a private university ran by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This program is set up for the entry-level freshman wishing to gain their BSN or transfer students who have completed their general education requirements. For Winter 2018 semester, there were 103 qualified applicants. Of those applicants, 64 were admitted. The range of accepted GPAs was 3.71-4.0.
Must Dos: Apply to BYU and talk with the pre-nursing advisors about six months prior to applying to the nursing program. Once your prerequisites are complete, you can apply to the BSN program.
Program Length: The program is set up to finish your degree in eight semesters. Technically the nursing program is incorporated into the last six semesters of this time period. Basic information about the program can be found here.
Nursing Prerequisites: Students must take Preview of Nursing, Nutrition, Human Anatomy with Lab, Human Development, and Introduction to Bio/Organic Chemistry. Students must have a grade of at least a C in all nursing prerequisite classes. Students can repeat one prerequisite class without penalty.
Prior Classwork Information: Average GPA in last three years has been 3.70-3.89 with the lowest GPA of 3.60.
Admission Tests: For all students, ACT or SAT scores are taken into consideration. For students with English as their second language, they must take the English Proficiency Exam. In addition, they must take all ESL service courses "as recommended by the examination outcome. You must score at least a 580 on the written portion of the TOEFL (paper-based) or 237 (computer based) or 93 (IBT)."
Tuition: Tuition information can be found here.
Financial Aid/Scholarships: Financial aid and scholarship information can be found here.
Updated: May 2018.