Pre-Licensure BSN
Eight nursing students, posed in nursing uniform in the Brigham Young University Simulation Lab.

The Spring 2018 Pre-licensure BSN application is currently available. The application is due November 15th

Course or credit questions? Please contact Academic Advising: calsadvising@byui.edu

Thank-you for your interest in the Nursing program at BYU-Idaho!

REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY

  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 that asterisked courses must be completed prior to application.
  6. General work experience (paid and unpaid), medical experience (CNA, EMT, Medical Assisting), community service, leadership, LDS mission, military service, and ROTC students with an approved grad plan are all considered at the time applications are reviewed. 
  7. May only apply twice.
  8. 3.0 Core grade point average (GPA) is required 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).

DEADLINES

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

FALL ADMISSION: February 15th
WINTER ADMISSION: May 15th
SPRING ADMISSION: November 15th


SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCE

Semester 1-4 courses must be complete before beginning the core nursing sequence in semesters 5-8. Semesters 5-8 are consecutive and track overrides will be applied with no deferments accepted.

Take the following courses before applying to the program

1ST SEMESTER 2ND SEMESTER 3RD SEMESTER 4TH SEMESTER
FDENG 101 3
FDMATH 108 3
FDREL 225 2
*BIO 264 3
*BIO 264L 1
*CHEM 101 3
*CHEM 101L 1
16
FDAMF 101 3
*NURS 105 2
FDREL 250 2
*BIO 265 3
*BIO 265L 1
*PSYCH 111 3
14
BIO 381 3
FDHUM 110 or FDWLD 101 3
NUTR 150 3
**Elective 3
FDREL 275 2
FDSCI 101 2
16
BIO 221 3
BIO 222 1
PSYCH 201 3
FDREL 200 2
MATH 221B 3
FDENG 301 3
15
1ST SEMESTER 2ND SEMESTER
FDENG 101 3
FDMATH 108 3
FDREL 225 2
*BIO 264 3
*BIO 264L 1
*CHEM 101 3
*CHEM 101L 1
16
FDAMF 101 3
*NURS 105 2
FDREL 250 2
*BIO 265 3
*BIO 265L 1
*PSYCH 111 3
14
3RD SEMESTER 4TH SEMESTER
BIO 381 3
FDHUM 110 or FDWLD 101 3
NUTR 150 3
**Elective 3
FDREL 275 2
FDSCI 101 2
16
BIO 221 3
BIO 222 1
PSYCH 201 3
FDREL 200 2
MATH 221B 3
FDENG 301 3
15

 A grade is required in this course at the time applications are reviewed.