Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The BSN program is located in both the Twin Cities and Rochester.

Where do I begin?

Freshman Admissions

High school students who are directly admitted into the School of Nursing as freshmen are located on the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus.

Transfer Admissions

Current and former college students who transfer into the BSN program will be located in Rochester on the University of Minnesota Rochester campus.

Master of Nursing

If you have completed a previous degree and want to pursue nursing, check out our Master of Nursing accelerated prelicensure program.


The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the University of Minnesota is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001; 202-877-9791

Get to Know Us

Jenna Damico

A student in the BSN program

“I liked that this was a low-stress way to build a relationship with someone, and it helped me feel much more open to working with older adults in the future.”


BSN Success Rates


Percentage of students who completed the BSN program in three years. (Fall 2019 cohort)


First-time pass rate 2021. (National rate: 82% for all first-time US-educated test takers)