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Academic Programs - BSN


With a national reputation for excellence, the University of Iowa’s College of Nursing is one of the premier institutions in the country for nursing education.

The college’s innovative program combines in-depth learning with extensive patient contact. We work in cooperation with the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) – one of the largest teaching and research hospitals in the country – to provide excellent clinical experiences throughout your plan of study.

In partnership with UIHC, the college operates the state-of-the-art Nursing Clinical Education Center, which features clinical labs where students practice sophisticated and complex nursing care in specialty and clinical situations.

The College of Nursing is an integral part of the University of Iowa Health Sciences Campus, sharing in and contributing to teaching, research, and patient care that have earned international recognition. Faculty and students participate fully in university life and contribute their time, interests, and abilities to the many activities of a major research university.

There are two ways to earn admission to the University of Iowa College of Nursing:

Early Decision Admission: Available for high achieving high school students

Competitive Admission: Available for transfer, second degree and current Iowa students

Students who are interested in studying nursing at the University of Iowa are expected to meet our Technical Standards

BSN Student Outcomes