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Admission to the BSN program is competitive, but when you walk across that stage to accept your diploma it will all be worth it. Although the application for the BSN program doesn't start until the end of your freshmen year (when completed 30 credits), it's good to get a review of what you need to meet the requirements. Review the admission requirements below and let us know if you have any questions.
Students wishing to pursue a nursing degree register as pre-nursing students. Formal application to the professional program must be made.
Students are encouraged to apply during the semester in which 30 credits will be completed. Deadline dates for filing admission applications to the nursing program are DECEMBER 1 and MAY 1. Students must select Eau Claire Campus or Marshfield Site.
In order to be considered for admission to the nursing program, applicants must have:
Other data used by the Admissions Committee are derived from a variety of sources that include admission applications to the University and the nursing program, high school transcript showing rank in class, previous college records, and standardized tests such as ACT or SAT. International, non-native speakers of English applying to an undergraduate nursing program must have a TOEFL score as follows: TOEFL Written >560; or TOEFL (CBT) >220; or TOEFL (iBT) >83.
All undergraduate students in the TBSN program track, as of the beginning of Spring semester 2014, are required to have individual in-class access to a wireless-enabled laptop. No particular laptop is specified, but it is recommended that the laptop have the following characteristics/capabilities
|Processor||Core i5 2.5 Ghz|
|Operating System||Windows 7, 8.1, or 10 (or Mac with ability to run Boot Camp, an application that allows computer to run both Windows and Mac|
|Software||Microsoft Office, 2016, Up-to-date virus protection|
|Memory||8 GB RAM|
|Hard Drive||250 GB|
|Network Interface||100/1000 gigabit ethernet|
|Wireless Capability||802.11 G or N compatible|
|Battery||Extended life battery (at least 6-8 hours of capacity since not all classrooms have electrical plug-ins)|
If you're wondering what a typical first year class load looks like for a nursing student at UW-Eau Claire you can find that here. Also, we have some recommendations on classes that you can take while in high school to help best prepare you for a major in nursing. If you have any questions about the information below, feel free to contact us.
If you are interested in applying to the BSN Program at UW-Eau Claire please review steps involved in the application process below.
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