Accelerated Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing

Degree Option: Accelerated Pre-Licensure Programs

Program: RN

School: Western Connecticut State University

Program Length

Part Time: N/A

Full Time: 15 months

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree Completed
  • GPA at minimum 2.7
  • Sciences not more than 10 years old (Anatomy and Physiology Part I and II C+ or higher, one organic/inorganic chemistry course C+ or higher)
  • Microbiology C or higher
  • Health and Nutrition C or higher
  • Elementary Statistics or Biostatistics Class
  • Writing Intensive II
  • Intro to Sociology
  • Intro to Psychology
  • An Oral Communications Class

Successful completion of all pre-requisite courses must be completed prior to beginning the nursing courses. Students must respond to inquiry about consideration for accelerated nursing program. 

# of General Education Courses: 0

# of Nursing Courses: 13

Website: Link to Western Connecticut State University Admissions Page


Phone: (203) 837-9007

Articulation Model: No

Advanced Placement: No

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Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing - BS/BSN

Tuition & Financial Services

Cost per hour: 0.00

Tuition and Fees: Link to Western Connecticut State University Financial Aid Page

Financial Services Information

Website: Link to Western Connecticut State University Nursing Tuition Page


Phone: (203) 837-8582

Program Description

Western Connecticut State University welcomes any student with a Bachelor’s degree in any other field the opportunity to pursue nursing. This new Accelerated Bachelor’s in Nursing (ABiN) degree will apply some of your past classes towards this second Bachelor’s degree. There are pre-requisite courses that must be complete prior to completing the nursing degree. Overall, the academic history will be reviewed looking for completion of the pre-requisite courses and an evaluation of the overall academic record. See department chair and or UG coordinator for pre-clinical information. 

Application Deadline


Program Location

Blended of online and on-the-ground

Campus Locations

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