University of Utah BSN


Basic Information: The University of Utah is located in Salt Lake City, Utah. There are approximately 150-185 applications received each admission cycle with only 64 students accepted.  The average cumulative GPA is 3.55 and prerequisite GPA is 3.50-3.70.  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: You must apply to the University of Utah and to the nursing program.

Program Length: This program is four semesters long and begins in either the fall or spring semester.  It is completed in four semesters with no breaks.

Nursing Prerequisites: Courses include General Biology, Elementary Chemistry, Anatomy, Physiology, Statistics, Human Development,  Microbiology, Pathophysiology, and Nutrition.  Students must have received at least a C or higher in the prerequisite classes.  Anatomy and Physiology must have been taken within seven years of starting the program. Minimum GPA is 3.0 for all prerequisite classes. Course equivalents at other Utah universities can be found here

Prior Classwork Information: You need to have completed at least 45 credit hours of university classes and finished all of your general education requirements.  Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 or better.

Application Information: The application for the College of Nursing can be found here.   The application includes personal information, your resume, three letters of recommendation, an essay, and an electronic interview.  The application for the University of Utah can be found here

Admission Tests: You must submit your ACT/SAT scores for freshman applicants.  For those students who do not speak English as their native language, you must score at least a 50 on the Speaking Proficiency English Assessment Kit (SPEAK) test.

Tuition: Information about tuition can be found here.

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

Updated: May 2018.