BSN Program: Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How often do you select a class?
A: A class is selected during the fall semester.
Q: When is the application deadline?
A: Applications are accepted throughout the year. The deadline for the applications is August 1 every year regardless of the day of week that date falls on.
Q: What G.P.A. is required?
A: You can view the GPA requirements on our Admissions page.
Q: What are the requirements?
A: You can view the necessary requirements on our Admissions page.
Q: What is the pre-admission nursing test and how do I enroll for it?
A: The pre-admission nursing test is designed for students who do not have the required SAT or ACT test. Information about the exam is available upon request.
Q: How long is the program?
A: Nursing is a 4 year bachelors degree program.
Q: Do I need official transcripts?
A: Official high school and college transcripts must be sent to USI Admissions with the application to USI.
Q: What is required for application to the program?
A: You must apply to USI and be accepted. You must apply to the Undergraduate Nursing Program at USI and submit a goals essay.
Q: When will I find out if I am accepted?
A: Letters will be sent to applicants 6 to 8 weeks after your file is complete.
Q: Who accredits the USI Nursing Program?
A: The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Q: What are USI Nursing’s NCLEX licensure results?
A: USI Nursing’s NCLEX licensure results are above the national average on an annual basis.
Q: What are the key features of USI’s bachelors baccalauerate Nursing Program?
A: Expert faculty; small student to faculty ratios providing for more individual attention; reasonable tuition and fees.
Q: What are the costs for attending USI?
A: Cost and financial information can be found on USI’s website by going to
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