Pre-Licensure BSN 
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Please schedule your Pre-Admittance Exam

The Fall 2018 Pre-licensure BSN application is now available!

Deadline for the Fall 2018 application is February 15th

DEADLINES

The Fall 2018 Pre-licensure BSN application is now available!

The following deadlines are for the Pre-licensure BSN application.

Semester Application Opens Application Closes Approximate Notification Dates 
Fall
Winter
Spring
November 16th
February 16th
May 16th
February 15th
May 15th
November 15th
You will be notified before the first day of registration for the corresponding semester 
 
Fall
Application Open Date November 16th
Application Deadline February 15th
Student Notified of Acceptance/Denial Week of May 1st
Winter
Application Open Date February 16th
Application Deadline May 15th
Student Notified of Acceptance/Denial Week of October 10th
Spring
Application Open Date May 16th
Application Deadline November 15th
Student Notified of Acceptance/Denial Week of February 1st

 


REQUIREMENTS

  1. Apply to BYU-I at besmart.com
  2. Contact academic advising 
  3. Students must complete BIO 264, BIO 264L, BIO 265 and BIO 265L with a " B- " or higher and maintain a minimum of "C-" in all major courses.
  4. Students may repeat a total of two nursing prerequisite courses
  5. For courses needed prior to or at the time of application, see the "Suggested Course Sequence" section below. Please note the asterisked courses and that at least 2 of the following Foundation Courses: FDENG 101, FDSCI 101, FDAMF 101, or FDMAT 108 must be completed prior to application.
  6. Will also look at work (paid & unpaid) experience (i.e., CNA, EMT, Medical Assisting, church and community service, and leadership), LDS missions, Military service, and ROTC students with approved grad plans
  7. May only apply twice (please note your letters of reference do not carry over)
  8. 3.0 Core grade point average (GPA) at the time of application (Core GPA courses include: BIO 264, BIO 264L, BIO 265, BIO 265L, CHEM 101, CHEM 101L and PSYCH 111.
  9. Pre-admission exam with a minimum 75% pass rate. Instructions for the out of state pre-admission exam testing. 
**Acceptance is conditional on NURS 105 being completed prior to beginning the program.

For Students with English as a Second Language

  • Take the English Proficiency Examination
  • Have a TOEFL score of at least 600 (paper-based score), 250 (computer-based score), 100 (Internet-based score).

APPLICATION

  • The following information will be required for the application: **Updated**
  1. Core GPA of 3.0 or higher. Core GPA courses include: BIO 264, BIO 264L, BIO 265, BIO 265L, CHEM 101, CHEM 101L and PSYCH 111 
  2. Short Essay
  3. Work Resume specifying number or years working experience in medical field and general work experience
  4. Service Resume listing dates, organization, nature of the activity, and your role in that service project or activity- for school, community, or church servie and leadership
  5. A Personal Reference- *Update: this form link will be updated after the Thanksgiving holiday
  6. A Professional Reference- *Update: this form will link be updated after the Thanksgiving holiday
  7. Background check
  8. Medical form (requires a signed physical)
  9. Unofficial transcripts from other universities/colleges attended (copies of official transcripts can be obtained through the Student Records and Registration office)
  10. Unofficial BYU-Idaho transcript
  11. Pre-Admission Exam score 75% or higher
  12. TOEFL score, for students with English as a second language  
  • Take the Pre-admission exam. (Cost and location information is provided in the tab below)
  • Complete a background check using the Background Check button below
  • Letters of recommendation may be turned in to Tara Steensen via her mailbox in the Nursing Department Office CLK (Clark)102 or in her office at CHP ( Chapman) 208.

  • Please click this link to apply to the Pre-Licensure BSN program: https://web.byui.edu/inplace/studentoptin
  • Enter your I# and choose the Pre-Licensure application. Please, note that you will not recieve an email for now. You will have to wait overnight (as stated below) and then log into I-Place with your BYU-I username and Password. Follow the PowerPoint presentation below to guide you through the application.
  • Wait overnight for your request to be processed and then enter/upload your application information into I-Place using this link: https://iplace.byui.edu
     
  • Here is a PowerPoint presentation to guide you through the I-Place application!
  • Note: On the application, there is not a "Final Submit" button. All documents are uploaded individually by clicking the "submit" button provided for each section.
    If you encounter any issues with the application, please try using another browser (Microsoft Edge/Internet Explorer, Chrome, or Firefox). If there are any further issues, please email tech.hpo@byui.edu 

PRE-LICENSURE BSN TUITION AND FEES

ALL COSTS ARE CURRENTLY BEING UPDATED - 

In addition to the university tuition, the Pre-Licensure BSN program has the following additional costs. Estimated totals include fees, books, and software:

PRE-ADMISSION: $        (this is not an application fee)

POST-ADMISSION-
1 SEMESTER: $
2 SEMESTER: $
3 SEMESTER: $
4 SEMESTER: $


IMMUNIZATIONS AND DOCUMENTATION:

The following immunizations/documentation are going to be required after the point of your acceptance and they will need to be maintained, throughout the course of the program. 

Annually:

Annual flu vaccine: Fall- Oct 15th deadline; Winter- Jan 15th deadline (only 1 is required per year and is dependent on the semester you are attending)

Annual verification of a negative TB/PPD skin test report (a positive result requires a clear chest x-ray report)

Upon Expiration:

Current copy of your American Heart Association Basic Life Support, BLS Provider card

Tdap (within the last 10 years)

The following are submitted at the time of acceptance only:

MMR (vaccination dates (2) or positive titers)

Hepatitis B (vaccination dates (3) or positive titer)

Varicella/Chicken pox (vaccintation dates (2) or positive titer)

A 10-Panel Drug Test +alcohol - please wait for notification on when and how to obtain this from the Department of Nursing


ACADEMIC ADVISING

For addition help, contact an advisor through the following:

calsadvising@byui.edu

208-496-1411

Chapman 107

http://www.byui.edu/agriculture-life-sciences/cals-academic-advising