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Thank you for your interest in the NYU College of Nursing. The NYU College of Nursing’s goal is to prepare students to practice in a range of clinical settings in today’s challenging health care system. Students are challenged to examine the social, emotional, cultural, and environmental context in which wellness and illness occur. Students gain a scientific basis for and holistic perspective on the nurse’s role in promoting the health potential of individuals, families, and communities. Nursing courses offer increasing levels of knowledge and skills for addressing health needs throughout the lifespan.
NYU College of Nursing graduates are in demand at major health care facilities throughout the country. Recent baccalaureate graduates are now working at premier institutions in New York City, e.g., NYU Langone Medical Center, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Mt. Sinai Hospital, Bellevue Hospital, and New York-Presbyterian, and major academic health care centers across the country, as well as positions in home health care agencies.
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
If you have earned a baccalaureate degree in nursing, please refer to the Prospective Master’s Student page.
Bachelor's Degree in Field Other Than Nursing
Students with a baccalaureate degree in a field other than nursing who have successfully completed prerequisite courses in nutrition, chemistry (with lab), statistics, anatomy and physiology (I and II), microbiology, and developmental psychology can enter the NYU College of Nursing, and complete the Bachelor of Science degree program in 15 months of full time study. Accelerated BS students are admitted to the college as undergraduates with 44 advanced standing credits in the liberal arts and 20 advanced credits in the sciences (based on credits earned while obtaining a bachelor’s degree plus additional prerequisite requirements completed prior to matriculation to the college). If the prerequisite courses have not already been completed, you are still able to apply to NYU College of Nursing through the normal application process.
Please click here for information on applying without the prerequisites completed.
For information on how to apply, please click here.
For information on eligibility requirements, please click here.
For a list of frequently asked questions, please click here.