BSN students gathered around a patient bedside in the CSLC

UVA now offers two options into its BSN program for college students who wish to transfer in from community college, another school or university, or from within UVA: 

Our transfer programs offer students who've already completed some college and wish to become nurses new pathways to our top-ranked BSN program. And though these transfer programs are faster, and cost less, they offer students the same world-class teaching, mentoring, and the rich clinical experiences UVA School of Nursing is known for. 

Compare our transfer programs below - and reach out to our recruiter Kim Dieber to learn more.

 2-Year Accelerated BSN Transfer Pathway3-Year BSN Transfer Pathway
Who is the program designed for? Students seeking an accelerated pathway to obtain a BSN degree.  Applicants must have completed two years of college coursework (52 credits). Students seeking a pathway to obtain a BSN degree.  Applicants must have completed one to two years of college coursework (30 credits).
How long is the program? The two-year pathway is two years of full-time study and includes two summer semesters. The three-year pathway includes three years of full-time course work, but does not require summer semesters.
What are the benefits of this pathway?

Accelerated pace means it costs you less to complete the program in two years.

Opportunities to participate in courses and activities across the university.

Clinical experiences in a variety of health care settings.

Join a small cohort of undergrad nursing students from a variety of backgrounds.

Complete your program in three years.

Increased opportunities to participate in courses and activities across the university. 

Clinical experiences in a variety of health care systems.

Join a cohort of undergrad nursing students from a variety of backgrounds.

Can I apply if I already have bachelor’s degree? No, the Clinical Nurse Leader (Direct Entry) program is an option for those who already have a bachelor’s degree. No, the Clinical Nurse Leader (Direct Entry) program is an option for those who already have a bachelor’s degree.
When is the application deadline? October 1 March 1
What semester does the program start? Summer Fall
Where do I find the application and more info?

Students applying from another college or University

Students applying from another school within UVA

Students applying from another college or University

Students applying from another school within UVA

 

The information contained on this website is for informational purposes only. The Undergraduate Record and Graduate Record represent the official repository for academic program requirements.