Admission Requirements

It’s true the requirements of earning a BSN are greater than some other nursing programs—but that’s because it’s worth it! Having a BSN will not only enhance your career and earning potential, but it also has been shown to improve patient outcomes.

How do I apply?

  1. Apply to UW-Green Bay and select Pre-Nursing as your major.
  2. Complete the Pre-Nursing Traditional BSN course plan (listed below).
  3. Complete the BSN Traditional application by May 15.

Traditional BSN Program Requirements

Here is what you need to be considered for the Traditional BSN program:

Pre-Nursing Traditional BSN course plan

  • 30 completed college credits, including at least 3 of the following required 4 science courses with a "C" or better:
    • Biology 201/202: Principles of Biology: Cellular and Molecular Processes or equivalent
    • Chemistry 108/109: Survey of General, Organic, & Biochemistry or equivalent
    • Human Biology 240/241: Anatomy & Physiology or equivalent
    • Biology 323/324: Principles of Microbiology or equivalent
  • Minimum 3.0 college GPA
  • Be able to pass a criminal background check per professional licensure requirements.
  • Submit a personal statement
  • Preferred criteria:
    • Completion of Nursing Assistant Course (CNA)
    • Community service/volunteer experience

Nurse Scholar Option:

The Nurse Scholar program makes direct admission into the BSN Program possible for high-achieving students. We consider high school GPA and grades in science and math courses. We also look at non-academic variables like volunteering, community service, and your personal statement.