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

Katelyn Kemmetmueller

A student in the BSN program

“I had a lot of people tell me that you couldn’t do softball and do nursing. So it was always a big part when I was looking at schools, which nursing program and which softball team would be a fit if I could have both.”


BSN Success Rates


Percentage of students who completed the BSN program in three years, Fall 2017


First-time pass rate for BSN students, 2019. Nationwide rate is 91.23%