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Nursing, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #501 (ARWU) Fayetteville, AR, United States
The B.S. in Nursing at University of Arkansas aims to transform lives through nursing education and inspire leadership in nursing practice and academics to improve the health and well-being of society. 
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The Nursing program offered by University of Arkansas builds on a planned general education for the academic disciplines and acquires theoretical and specific knowledge to meet health care needs of diverse clients in various settings.

In addition, the curriculum provides opportunity for students with technical nursing education to expand their knowledge and scope of practice. The baccalaureate program establishes a foundation for graduate education in nursing and for continued personal and professional development.


Graduates of the pre-licensure B.S.N. program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) for licensure as a registered nurse (R.N.).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Human Anatomy
  • Statistics in Nursing
  • Biostatistics
  • General Microbiology
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Therapeutic and Interprofessional Communication
  • Health Assessment  
  • Nursing Concepts: Older Adult
  • Pharmacology in Nursing
  • Pathophysiology
  • Professional Role Implementation I: Caregiver
  • Nursing Concepts: Adult Health and Illness  
  • Nursing Concepts: Mental Health and Illness
  • Nursing Concepts: Teaching and Health Promotion
  • Nursing Concepts: Children and Family
  • Nursing Concepts: Critical Care
  • Nursing Concepts: Community
  • Leadership in Nursing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • New freshman applicants should have a high school grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale, and an ACT score of 20 or higher, or the SAT equivalent 
Freshman applicants who did not graduate from an Arkansas public school or Arkansas public charter school should complete (or be in the process of completing) a minimum of 16 high school academic units as follows:
  • 4 units of English
  • 4 units of Math
  • 3 units of Sciences with lab experience
  • 3 units of Social Science
  • Other Subjects: 1/2 unit of Oral Communication, 1/2 unit of Physical Education, 1/2 unit of Health and Safety, 1/2 unit of Fine Art.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24056 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24056 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    24056 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24056 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7568 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7568 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fayetteville

  • 930 - 1350 USD/month
    Living Costs

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