University of North Carolina

Second Degree Accelerated BSN


Basic Information: The University of North Carolina is located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.  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 North Carolina and to the College of Nursing.

Program Length: The second degree program can either be completed in an accelerated format (four semesters) or traditional format (six semesters).  The course plan can be found here

Prerequisites: Courses include Anatomy & Physiology with Lab, Physiology (separately listed from A&P), Microbiology with Lab, Statistics, Psychology, and US Diversity OR Global Issues course.  Students must complete all classes with a B- or better, with exception of Psychology and Statistics which must be completed with a C or better.

Prior Classwork Information: Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.8 for the six semester track and 3.0 for four semester track.

Application Information: The application for the College of Nursing can be found here.  The application deadline for January admission (4-term option) is August 10th.  The application deadline for May admission (6-term option) is December 22nd.  The application information for the University of North Carolina can be found here

Admission Tests: No admission tests listed.

Tuition: Tuition information can be found here

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