University of California Los Angeles BSN


Basic Information: UCLA is located in Los Angeles, California. The information session schedule can be found here. 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. 

Must Dos: Freshman and transfer students must apply to UCLA and to the College of Nursing.

Program Length: The nursing program is 94 units in total.

Nursing Prerequisites: General education requirements include English Composition, Critical Thinking, Math Concepts/Quantitative Reasoning, Arts, Humanities, one Arts or Humanities elective course, three Social or Behavioral Sciences classes, Physical Science, Biological Science, and Language Proficiency. Other nursing prerequisite classes include Atomic & Molecular Structure (Chemistry 14A), Thermodynamics/Electrochemistry/Kinetics/Organic Chemistry (Chemistry 14B), Structure of Organic Molecules (Chemistry 14C), Cells/Tissues/Organs (Life Sciences 2), Introduction to Molecular Biology (Life Sciences 3), and Anatomy & Physiology (Nursing 3 & 13).

Prior Classwork Information: UCLA's website says that students must complete the program with at least a 2.0 GPA but does not state the minimum prerequisite GPA to get into the program.

Application Information: The deadline for the College of Nursing is January 15, 2014 for the 2014 Fall cohort. Freshman applications must meet all university requirements.  Instructions for applying to the university and nursing school for freshman and transfer students can be found here. The application for UCLA 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