RN to BSN 3+1 agreements allow qualifying nursing graduates to seamlessly transfer to UI’s College of Nursing to finish their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree in one year. Under the 3+1 structure, nursing students can stay at their three-year program and then complete their BSN degree in only one year through the UI’s online RN-BSN program.

Ranked fourth in the country, the University of Iowa’s RN-BSN program provides access to baccalaureate education for nurses throughout the state. Nurses who graduate from this online program acquire knowledge and skills that help enhance their ability to provide quality care to diverse patient populations that have increasingly complex health care needs.

This new 3+1 partnership provides enhanced opportunities for unparalleled leadership experience while allowing students to continue working in their communities as they complete their degree. For your convenience, the UI College of Nursing has RN-BSN 3+1 agreements with multiple higher educational institutions around the state, including: