Loyola University

Second Degree Accelerated BSN



Basic Information: Loyola University is located in Chicago, Illinois.  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.  There are 60 students admitted each fall and spring semester.

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

Program Length: 16 months.

Nursing Prerequisites: Courses include General Chemistry with lab, Organic Chemistry with lab, Anatomy & Physiology with lab, Microbiology, Psychology, Developmental Psychology, English, History, and Statistics.  Science prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of B or better.  All other prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better.

Prior Classwork Information: Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.

Application Information: Application deadlines for the College of Nursing are May 1st for fall semester or November 1st for winter semester.  The application for the nursing program can be found here

Admission Tests: No admission tests listed.

Tuition: Tuition information can be found here

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

Updated November 2017.