University of Kentucky

Second Degree Accelerated BSN


Basic Information: The University of Kentucky is located in Lexington, Kentucky. 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 apply to the University of Kentucky and to the College of Nursing.

Program Length: Four semesters that are integrated with the traditional BSN program.  This program is not technically accelerated but simply a program for people with a prior degree.

Nursing Prerequisites: Courses include Anatomy & Physiology, Biology, Microbiology, Statistics, Chemistry, and Psychology.  Students must complete prerequisite courses with a grade of at least a C and a cumulative science GPA of at least 2.75.

Prior Classwork Information: Students must have at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA.

Application Information: The application to the College of Nursing can be found here.  The application deadline for the College of Nursing is August 15th for Spring admission.  The application to the University of Kentucky can be found here

Admission Tests: No admission tests listed.

Tuition: Tuition information can be found here

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