Loma Linda University

Second Degree Accelerated BSN


Basic Information: Loma Linda University is located in Loma Linda, California.  This program is for students who have already earned a bachelor's degree in another field and have finished the basic requirements for their BSN. 

Must Dos: Students must apply to Loma Linda University and to the College of Nursing.

Program Length: Seven quarters straight through.

Prerequisites: Courses include Algebra, Physics, Anatomy & Physiology I/II with Lab, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Medical Microbiology, Public Speaking, English (6 credits), Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Sociology, Physical Education (2 activity courses), Humanities (11 credits), and Statistics.  All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of a C or better.

Prior Classwork Information: Students must have a cumulative GPA of a 3.3 or higher.

Application Information: The application information for Loma Linda University can be found here.  Students must also submit a personal statement as well as three letters of recommendation (two being from instructors).

Admission Tests: Students must take the Test of Academic Essential Skills (TEAS) and Critical Thinking exam.  Information on when these tests are offered can be found here

Tuition: Tuition information can be found here

Financial Aid/Scholarships: Financial aid information can be found here.  Scholarship information can be found here