With a national reputation for excellence, the University of Iowa College of Nursing is one of the premier institutions in the country for nursing education. The college’s innovative undergraduate programs are taught by world-renowned faculty who have been widely recognized for their contributions in advancing the nursing profession. Full time and on campus, the BSN pre-licensure program prepares students for licensure and initial entry into professional nursing practice. The RN-BSN program is designed for associate degree and diploma-prepared licensed RNs who are ready to expand their nursing skills and professional potential by earning the BSN. Both programs create an incomparable foundation and provide students with exceptional clinical experiences throughout their plan of study.

Accolades

2021 NICHE Ranking for Best Nursing Colleges

 

Top 25 Best Value College

 

Path to Graduation

 

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Enroll in BSN program

 

Graduate with a BSN

 

Pass NCLEX-RN to earn RN licensure and continue education

 

 

 

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Enroll in a 2-year nursing program at a community college

 

Receive an associate degree, pass NCLEX-RN and continue education

 

Enroll in Iowa RN-BSN program

 

Graduate with a BSN

 

 

 

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Enroll in a 2-year nursing program at a community college

 

Receive an associate degree, pass NCLEX-RN and continue education

 

Enroll in Iowa RN-BSN and DNP programs

 

Graduate with a BSN and continue with DNP

 

Graduate with a DNP

 

 

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