University of Minnesota BSN


Basic Information: The BSN program is ran through the University of Minnesota in either Twin Cities or Rochester.  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: Students must apply to the University of Minnesota and to the College of Nursing.

Program Length: Six semesters to be completed over three years.  A list of the course schedule can be found here.

Prerequisites: Courses include Chemistry, Biology, Freshman Writing, Psychology, Nutrition, Lifespan Development, and Anatomy & Physiology I.  At least five of the six prerequisite courses must be complete or in progress at the time of the application submission.  Courses must be completed with a grade of at least a C-.The average cumulative and prerequisite GPA of students admitted to the program is 3.60.

Prior Classwork Information: Cumulative GPA must be at least a 2.8 for all prior classwork.

Application Information: The application deadline for the College of Nursing is February 1st.  The application information for the University of Minnesota can be found here

Admission Tests: International students must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).  Students applying with less than 26 college credits must submit either ACT or SAT scores. 

Tuition: Tuition information can be found here

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