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Nursing BS - RN Track - Applying to the Program

(HEGIS: 12.03 NURSING-BA & HIGHER, CIP: 51.3801 Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.)

School of Nursing

Wende Hall
South Campus
Buffalo, NY 14214-8013

Marsha L. Lewis
Dean and Professor

Catherine M. Mann
Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies

Jennifer Schreier
Director of Student Services

Associated Programs

Becoming a Nursing BS - RN Track Student

All applicants must apply to UB. Applications to become a Nursing BS - RN Track student are reviewed on a rolling basis. Eligible applicants will have completed a community college (associate's degree) or hospital based (diploma) nursing program, possess an unencumbered U.S. registered nurse license, and complete the prerequisite statistics course before the summer start date with 2.5 overall GPA recommended. Qualified students are admitted on a space available basis.

Becoming a University at Buffalo Student

Admission to UB is based on a holistic review. We consider high school average, class rank (where applicable), SAT or ACT scores and strength of the high school academic record. A personal essay, recommendations, documented creative talent, demonstrated leadership, community service and special circumstances are also considered. For the 2018 admitted freshman class, UB reported an average ACT score of 25-30 and an average SAT score of 1190-1350. The average GPA ranged from 91-96.

The following is not required for admission, but is suggested as adequate preparation for university-level coursework:

  • Four years of English (with a substantial writing component).
  • Four years of social studies.
  • Three years of college-preparatory science.
  • Three years of a second language.
  • Three years of college-preparatory mathematics.

Visit Undergraduate Admissions to learn more.

Transfer Admission to the Program

All applicants must apply to UB. Applications to become a Nursing BS - RN Track student are reviewed on a rolling basis. Eligible applicants will have completed a community college (associate's degree) or hospital based (diploma) nursing program, possess an unencumbered US Registered Nurse license, and complete the prerequisite statistics course before the summer start date with 2.5 overall GPA recommended. Qualified students are admitted on a space available basis.

Suggested Introductory Courses

PAS 113 Anatomy
NSG 101 Explore Nursing
NSG 250 Human Growth and Development
NSG 368 Human Sexuality
PGY 300 Human Physiology
PSY 101 Introductory Psychology

 
Published: Dec 05, 2019 11:41:28