Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The School of Nursing offers three undergraduate nursing programs: Pre-Licensure BSN, RN to BSN, and Community College Nursing Partnership (CCNP)

With a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from the University of Kansas School of Nursing, graduates are prepared for success in any health care setting. KU graduates are ready to work in hospitals, community health agencies, industrial or long-term care facilities, as travel nurses, flight nurses, as well as in other clinical settings.

Graduates of the KU School of Nursing baccalaureate program, begun in 1929, go on to become charge nurses and move into other leadership positions in Kansas and across the country. They are well-prepared for continuing their education through master's and doctoral programs in nursing.

School of Nursing alumni are hired by hospitals of great renown, including Johns Hopkins and Mayo Clinic and excellent hospital systems closer to home at The University of Kansas Health System and Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics. 

The KU School of Nursing's baccalaureate, master's, and doctor of nursing practice (DNP) programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, (202) 887-6791. CCNE is a nationally recognized professional accrediting body for collegiate nursing programs. The baccalaureate, master’s, and DNP programs also are approved by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. The Nurse Midwifery Program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME) of the American College of Nurse-Midwives, 8403 Colesville Rd., Suite 1550, Silver Spring, MD 20910, (240) 485-1800.