Complete a BSN at Union College

Already completed the prerequisites?

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Already completed the prerequisites?

If you've completed or are in progress of the prerequisite courses, click here to apply to Union's Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.

Are you an LPN?

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Are you a licensed LPN?

If you're an LPN, Union College makes it easy for you to complete a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. To qualify for our LPN to BSN program, you'll need to be a licensed practical nurse (LPN) license in the United States without any disciplinary action on your LPN license. Apply now!

Are you an RN?

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Are you a licensed RN?

Associate degree or diploma registered nurses (RNs) are individually evaluated for placement in the program as space is available. Specified prerequisites must be completed before acceptance into the nursing program and may be taken at Union College.

Associate degree or diploma RNs who have graduated from an accredited nursing program are eligible to transfer credit for Fundamentals, Gerontology, Pathophysiology & Pharmacology I & II, Medical-Surgical I, II, and III, Maternal Child Health, Mental Health, and Transition to Professional Practice from their previous nursing education. Additional nursing courses may be petitioned for transfer. 

Non-United States educated RNs not licensed in the United States must pass standardized assessments (additional fee paid by student) for Fundamentals, Medical-Surgical, Maternal Child Health, and Mental Health, and successfully validate their clinical performance in nursing courses to receive credit for previous nursing education.

To achieve a bachelor’s degree, students must complete 124 credit hours of college courses which include credit hours of nursing courses, required general education courses, and electives. Specific considerations for graduation include that 30 of the final 36 credit hours are completed at Union College which requires RN-BSN students to complete four additional credits to achieve the residency requirement for graduation. Academic programs are developed with the assistance of a nursing academic advisor.

Ready to complete a BSN? Apply now!

Transfer tools to ease your transition.

Transfer guides

If you are considering finishing your degree at Union College, we want to make the transition as smooth as possible. Here are some resources that may prove helpful:

Transfer equivalency tool (see how your classes transfer)

Southeast Community College transfer guide

University of Nebraska-Lincoln transfer guide

La Sierra University transfer guide

If you have questions, please contact our admissions coordinator at 402.486.2504 or