University of Hawaii Hilo RN to BSN Program

University of Hawaii Hilo RN to BSN Nursing School


Basic Information: The University of Hawaii Hilo is located in Hilo, Hawaii.  This program is meant for registered nurses wanting to obtain their BSN.  The majority of programs require that you have your associate's degree in nursing (ADN).

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

Program Length: This depends on how many courses students take each semester.  Full-time students can complete the program in as little as three semesters and a summer semester.

Nursing Prerequisites: Courses include Expository Writing, six credits Quantitative Reasoning, Anthropology, Language Arts, Humanities, Psychology, Anatomy & Physiology I/II with Lab, Microbiology with Lab, Survey of Organic Chemistry & Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Pathophysiology, Statistics, Nutrition, Developmental Psychology, and one nursing elective course. A list of these courses can be found here under "Advising Checklist" for Fall 2013.

Prior Classwork Information: Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.7 or better.

Application Information: The application for the College of Nursing can be found here under "RN-to-BSN Application."  The application deadline is January 15th for fall admission and October 15th for spring admission.  The application information for the University of Hawaii Hilo can be found here

Admission Tests: Students must take the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) exam. 

Tuition: Tuition information can be found here

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