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Traditional BSN

Quick facts about traditional BSN program

The traditional BSN program incorporates face-to-face instruction and hands-on practical learning from day one.

Admission: Fall only

To be admitted to the traditional BSN program, students must have already completed 57 credit hours of college-level coursework. Students complete the program over four full-time semesters (no summers), and after graduation, they are eligible to sit for the RN licensure exam.

The traditional BSN program is offered at our campuses in Chicago, Springfield and Urbana.

Application deadline is January 15. Learn about applying →

At the bedside: Learn about clinical rotations

What our students say Heading link

Noor Bader

“As a student, I was fortunate to have clinical experiences in the ICU, which gave me a leg up in applying for my current job as an ICU nurse. My training prepared me to be a nurse leader and gave me the confidence to succeed in such a high-stress unit.”

Noor Bader, RN, Advocate Christ Medical Center  |  BSN '17
Thomas McClure

“My peers were some of the most brilliant, motivated people I have ever met. Nursing school is hard; your peers make it easier in a lot of ways. Study group is the key, and having people to unwind with helps you keep going.”

Thomas McClure, RN, Memorial Medical Center  |  BSN '18

Meet some UIC BSN students

Three UIC Nursing campuses offer the BSN program Heading link

Need to reach the director of the traditional BSN program? Contact Maripat King, DNP, RN, ACNP.