Apply to transfer from another college within UVA into the School of Nursing to earn a BSN
|BSN admissions information
Hear from an admissions officer about the program and the admissions process.
Who is the BSN for?
The School of Nursing accepts transfer students from other schools within the University into the second year of our program. Transfer students from another college or university apply via a separate application. Working RNs can apply to the part-time RN to BSN.
Students admitted as transfer students for fall 2015 will graduate from the School of Nursing in May 2018.
Tuition and financial aid
Admission is competitive and based on evaluation of all portions of the application. Applications will be considered through the School of Nursing Office of Admissions and Student Services.
To be considered for admission to this program, applicants must submit a completed application by the February 1 deadline and:
* Students accepted to our program will have the opportunity to complete Human Anatomy and Physiology I and II (NUIP 2060 and 2070) at the School of Nursing the summer session prior to the start of the fall entry. If Human Anatomy and Physiology I and II have already been completed, then students will not have to enroll in the summer session.
Below is a list of courses that have been approved to meet our prerequisites. This list is not exhaustive; please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about a course that is not on this list.
|George Mason University||BIO 305 + 306|
|Radford University||BIOL 334|
|University of Virginia||BIOL 3120|
|Virginia Community College System||NAS 185, BIO 150 or BIO 205|
|Virginia Tech||BIOL 2604|
|George Mason University||CHEM 101, CHEM 103, CHEM 104, CHEM 211 or CHEM 212|
|James Madison University||CHEM 100, CHEM 120, CHEM 131 or CHEM 132|
|Radford University||CHEM 101 or CHEM 102|
|University of Virginia||CHEM 1210, CHEM 1220, CHEM 1400, CHEM 1410 or CHEM 1420|
|Virginia Community College System||CHM 101, CHEM 102, CHM 111 or CHM 112|
|Virginia Commonwealth University||CHEM 101, CHEM 102, CHEM 103 or CHEM 104|
|Virginia Tech||CHEM 1015, CHEM 1016, CHEM 1035 or CHEM 1036|
|Mean GPA of Offers||3.40|
Professional nursing standards and guidelines incorporated in the curriculum: The Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice (AACN, 2008).
Clinical nursing classes extend over the second, third, and fourth years in the BSN curriculum. Clinical experiences occur in a variety of settings at the UVA Medical Center, steps away from the School of Nursing buildings, as well as other local and regional clinical sites. Students will have in-patient clinical experiences at the University of Virginia Medical Center, Martha Jefferson Hospital in Charlottesville, Augusta Health in Fishersville, or Western State Hospital in Staunton. Clinical experiences in the community health course occur on a variety of settings in Charlottesville and in the surrounding counties.