Nursing (Accelerated), Bachelor | University of Tennessee Knoxville | Knoxville, United States
12 months
57415 USD/year
57415 USD/year
27648 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The objective of the Nursing (Accelerated) program from University of Tennessee Knoxville is to offer individuals with non-nursing baccalaureate or higher degrees the opportunity to complete a nursing program in less time than a traditional baccalaureate program.

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The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) defines accelerated BSN programs as those that can be completed in 12 to 18 months. The Nursing (Accelerated) program from University of Tennessee Knoxville is a 12-month accelerated program, not an abbreviated program. For those individuals who have the right balance of intellectual ability, time management skills, emotional fortitude, and personal and financial support, an accelerated BSN program can be the ideal entry into practice.

Program Features

  • 12-month program (Summer start), to be completed in three full-time semesters
  • Direct transfer of previous baccalaureate degree credits
  • Minimum prerequisite course requirements
  • Excellent clinical experiences at major hospitals, community clinics, health departments, schools, and other health care facilities in the region
  • Highly qualified faculty who are experienced teachers, researchers, and leaders in nursing and health care
  • Technology-enhanced classrooms and accredited simulation laboratory facilities
  • Outstanding preparation for the NCLEX, the national licensing exam for RNs—UT College of Nursing graduates consistently exceed both the state and national pass rates

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Immersion I for the Accelerated Student
  • Pathophysiology for the Accelerated Student
  • Foundations of Professional Nursing Practice for the Accelerated Student
  • Health Assessment for the Accelerated Student
  • Pharmacotherapeutics for the Accelerated Student
  • Leadership I for the Accelerated Student
  • Maternal-Newborn Nursing for the Accelerated Student
  • Nursing Care of Adults for the Accelerated Student

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Go Vols application or the Common Application
  • $50 application fee (Fee waivers are not available to international applicants.)
  • Official transcript(s)
  • English proficiency
  • Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR) if you attend a high school in the United States
  • Optional

    • Recommendation letters (academic, professional, or personal)
    • Supporting statement

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    57415 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 57415 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    57415 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 57415 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    27648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27648 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Knoxville

885 - 1454 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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