University of Colorado

Second Degree Accelerated BSN 


Basic Information: The University of Colorado is located in Aurora, Colorado. 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 complete the prerequisite classes, finish their bachelor's degree, apply to the University of Colorado, and then apply to the nursing program. 

Program Length: 12 months long with a very "rigorous schedule." A readiness assessment for this BSN program can be found here

Nursing Prerequisites: Courses include Anatomy & Physiology I/II, Microbiology, Statistics, and Chemistry.  All must be completed within the past 10 years.  A description of each prerequisite course can be found here

Prior Classwork Information: Students must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA. Students must also have achieved at least a "C" on all classwork in order to be considered for transfer to the University of Colorado. All admission information can be found here

Application Information: The dates of all application deadlines can be found here.   The application for the University of Colorado can be found here

Admission Tests: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) must be taken if your primary language is not English. 

Tuition: Tuition information can be found here.

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

Updated: May 2018.