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.

Application Information: The dates of all application deadlines can be found here.  The flow of the application process can be found here. All information about the application process can be found here.  There is a $65 non-refundable application fee.  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