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Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Ways to Study

  • On-Campus

With teaching methods that meld the best of both time-tested and innovative approaches; committed, caring faculty; rich opportunities for student research; and a curricular dedication to interprofessional education, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing offers an undergraduate nursing program without peer.

Carolina Nursing’s ABSN program is a four-semester option for students who already have a bachelor’s degree in another subject and would like to obtain their nursing degree faster.

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Application deadlines for Summer 2024:

  • August 10, 2023: NursingCAS Application Opens
  • October 1, 2023: NursingCAS Deadline
  • October 9, 2023: Supplemental Application Deadline*
  • December 2023: Admission Decisions Released
  • May 2024: ProgramBegins

*A link to the UNC Supplemental Application will be sent to you by email within a few business days of submitting your completed NursingCAS application.

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Transcript Evaluation

Not sure how your transcripts stack up against the prerequisites necessary to enter the BSN program? We’re happy to evaluate them (unofficially) for you!

Submit a transcript evaluation request form and upload copies of all U.S. college transcripts you have.

What it Means to be a Carolina Nurse

From day one, the Carolina nurse is carefully trained to lead — applying the knowledge, skill and understanding gained at UNC to effectively advocate for the care, safety and well-being of the patient.

They are team-oriented, patient-centered professionals who are highly sought-after in whatever field of nursing they choose to pursue.

Careers in Nuring

  • Registered nurse
  • Hospital administration
  • Nursing education
  • Health care research
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Public health and policy
  • Military and veterans affairs

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