Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at Elon University is a pre-licensure program that provides students with the knowledge, skills, experiences and global thinking to succeed and thrive in today’s ever-changing health care landscape. Students will demonstrate mastery of all aspects of the nursing process; communicate therapeutically to clients, their families and within the health care setting; and provide safe, culturally appropriate, and sensitive care while adhering to the policies and procedures of the nursing profession and the health care system.

This program will provide students with a foundational knowledge base, enabling client-centered care across the lifespan and the health-wellness-illness continuum. Coursework will be closely aligned with clinical experiences in multiple settings, including the opportunity for hands-on learning in diverse and international settings. Graduates will guide the transformation of health care towards a value-based model centered in communities. Agile in population-level data and fiscally minded, Elon nurses will optimize health care quality and outcomes.

Admission Requirements

Elon’s four-year BSN is a direct entry program. Admission to the program is designed for students who demonstrate a commitment to nursing as their profession. Applicants must:

  • Apply for admission to Elon University and declare Nursing as your major
  • Have a minimum SAT score of 1100 or ACT 22

To maintain enrollment in the program a student must:

  • Complete all School of Nursing prerequisites with a grade of C or higher
  • Maintain required GPA throughout the program

Application deadlines:

  • Early Decision: November 1
  • Early Action: November 1
  • Regular Deadline: January 10