Take the first step.

Earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) in four years of full-time study, in two phases: two years of UIS Pre-Nursing general education courses and two years of UIC Nursing Springfield professional nursing courses. You'll graduate career ready, in a field with an ever-growing need for your specific skills. Apply today to begin your career path to health care.

Start here.

Begin your nursing path at UIS in pre-nursing for two years.

Stay here.

Junior year, transition to UIC Nursing Springfield on the UIS campus to complete your four-year BSN degree.

How to apply

Option 1: Lock-in your future with guaranteed admission 

High achieving, career-focused students can take advantage of our exclusive Guaranteed Professional Program Admission, which ensures a seamless experience through both phases of completing your BSN. 

Get started 

  1. Apply to UIS.  
  1. First-year applicants with at least a 3.0/4.0 high school GPA will find the GPPA Nursing Application on their UIS application status page upon admission to UIS. 
  1. Complete the GPPA application questions, and submit two letters of recommendation. 
  1. Watch your email for an invite for an interview with UIC Nursing Springfield advisors. 

The deadline for GPPA admission is rolling, so take action today! 

Option 2: Apply to UIS, Transfer to UIC Nursing Springfield 

You can also start your journey by applying to UIS as a Pre-Nursing major to complete your first two years of courses. In your second year, you will apply to transfer to UIC Nursing Springfield to complete years three and four to earn your BSN. This is a great option if you do not qualify for GPPA or if you would like to test drive a healthcare major before committing to pursuing a BSN. 

Learn more about applying to UIC Nursing Springfield as a transfer student.

UIC Nursing Springfield Graduate Programs

UIC Nursing Springfield also offers advanced degree programs.