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Your path to Nursing school starts here …

Navigating the path to nursing school can be complex. We're here to guide you every step of the way.

Plan Your Path to Nursing School

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Choose UIS and UIC for an ideal nursing education: Complete your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) in four years, starting with general education at UIS and progressing to professional nursing courses at UIC Nursing Springfield. Benefit from a top-ranked program, expert faculty, supportive peers, and exceptional clinical partners.

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Plan Your Course of Study: Your journey to nursing school requires careful
planning. From selecting the right prerequisites to aligning your courses
with nursing school requirements, our advisors are here to tailor a plan that
suits your goals

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Join our Pre-Health Community: Benefit from transformative support and connections, including mentorship, hands-on experiences, and collaborative projects, all essential for your healthcare journey. Engage with our community of faculty, staff, students, and professional mentors.

General Advice

Thinking of becoming a nurse? Be sure to check out the resources provided by the American Nurses Association and their “what is nursing” page. Then, review information about our relationship with UIC Nursing.  First-year applicants with a high school GPA of at least 3.0/4.0 can also apply for direct admission to the BSN Program through the UIS/UIC Nursing GPPA Program. Please visit the UIC College of Nursing Scholarship webpage for up-to-date scholarship opportunities.

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