UNMC College of Nursing - Kearney Division

The undergraduate nursing program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing - Kearney Division is committed to quality higher education and a learning environment which promotes personal development, scholarship and competent practitioners who are skilled in the caring art and science of nursing.

A total of 120 credits are required for completion of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program at the UNMC College of Nursing - Kearney Division, including 58 pre-nursing credits and 62 nursing credits.

Admission is competitive based on grade point average of pre-nursing coursework and references.

A freshman student who wishes to pursue a pre-nursing course of study at the University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK) should make application to UNK as a pre-nursing student. While completing his/her pre-nursing requirements, the student applies for admission into the UNMC College of Nursing.

The application for admission includes: online application, recommendations, official transcripts from all university/college course work and any other educational institutions attended since graduation from high school, and official TOEFL scores if English is the student's second language.

Admission is once a year in the fall. Applications open Oct. 1 and all application materials must be received by Feb. 1 for consideration for the following fall start of the nursing program. Enrollment is limited to space available.

More information about the UNMC BSN program is available through the UNMC Student Services office at the College of Nursing, located in the Health Science Education Complex Room 101, by calling 308-865-8322 or emailing Sarah Jones at sjones1@unmc.edu.