Traditional B.S. in Nursing

Three-year full-time, in-person program

The traditional B.S. prepares graduates for general practice in acute care, community-based and other settings with diverse populations. Graduates earn a B.S. in nursing and are eligible to take the NCLEX-RN exam for licensure to practice as a registered nurse (RN).

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Program Details

In the traditional B.S. in nursing program, you will learn clinical reasoning, physical assessment and technical skills to care for individuals of all ages and their families with hands-on experience in a variety of settings, including community health centers, outpatient clinics, rehabilitation centers and hospitals. 

The links below (except for Clinical Learning) are to entries in VCU Bulletin, the go-to source for all VCU degree information.

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Financial Info

Use the following links to understand what your attendance costs will be and how aid and scholarships can help make your degree affordable.

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Guaranteed Admission

Guaranteed admission to the traditional B.S. in nursing program is offered through the VCU Honors College Guaranteed Admission Program and for eligible VCU ROTC students. Guaranteed admission is limited by the total number of positions available in each program.