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BS in Nursing: Pre-Licensure (BSN)

126

Credit Hours

Hands-on Experience

Program offers more than 600 hours of clinical training

Transfer Credits

Transfer up to 75% of degree total to Liberty

NCLEX Exam

98% first-time pass rate

Accreditation

CCNE

Hands-on Experience

Program offers more than 600 hours of clinical training

Transfer Credits

Transfer up to 75% of degree total to Liberty

NCLEX Exam

98% first-time pass rate

Accreditation

CCNE

Residential Degree in Nursing: Pre-Licensure (BSN)

Earn your Bachelor of Science in Nursing: Pre-Licensure (BSN) from Liberty University, and get ready for a rewarding career in the nursing field. At Liberty, you can earn your BSN in just four years and be ready to start your career as a nurse right after graduation. As a student in the School of Nursing, you will be taught by experienced professors who are grounded in their Christian faith. Our faculty are committed to helping you succeed both as a student and as an individual. Through our program, you’ll learn how to apply personal and professional Christian values as you provide nursing care for individuals, families, and groups in your community.

Student Testimonial — Hear My Story

Why Choose Liberty’s BSN Degree?

Our BSN degree in nursing is a leader in undergraduate nursing degree programs. With regional and programmatic accreditation, you will develop confidence as you are trained by nursing professionals with years of valuable experience.
At Liberty University, you have access to professors who not only have hands-on experience and are accomplished professionals in the field of nursing, but our professors also have advanced degrees in related areas of study. Our professors will seek to partner with you in order to ensure your success as you earn your BSN degree.

Top Benefits of the BS in Nursing: Pre-Licensure (BSN)

  • More than 500 hours of clinical training, more than nursing students at other institutions
  • Opportunities for local, distant, and international clinical experiences
  • 98% of BSN graduates pass the NCLEX Exam on the first attempt
  • 99% of BSN graduates enter into the workforce upon graduation

Academics for the Nursing: Pre-Licensure (BSN)

Admissions: Nursing (BSN)

Application Deadlines

  • Spring Semester: August 1 – October 1
  • Fall Semester: December 1 – February 15

*You must apply and be accepted to Liberty first before accessing the BSN Program application.

Additional BSN Options

BSN fast track
Global Studies (BSN)
Accelerated Pre-Licensure (bsn)

For students seeking to serve diverse populations at home and around the world.

Learn about our Global Studies Cognate

Credit Hours

  • 138 hours

Degree Completion Plans (DCPs)

Frequently Asked Questions

Application Deadlines

  • Spring Semester and Spring Fast Track: August 1 – October 1
  • Fall Semester and Summer Fast Track: December 1 – February 15

*You must apply and be accepted to Liberty first before accessing the BSN Program application.

Featured Global Studies Courses

  • Introduction to Global Studies (GLST 200)
  • Intercultural Communication and Engagement (GLST 220)
  • Cultural Anthropology (GLST 290)

Accelerate your progress with our fast track options. Fast track programs are designed for students who have completed 55 transferable credits that can apply to your Nursing degree completion plan.

Application Deadlines

  • Spring Fast Track: August 1 – October 1
  • Summer Fast Track: December 1 – February 15

*You must apply and be accepted to Liberty first before accessing the BSN Program application.

For students seeking a second bachelor’s degree.

Learn about our Accelerated Pre-Licensure (BSN)

Credit Hours

  • 124 hours

Degree Completion Plans (DCPs)

Frequently Asked Questions

Admissions: Accelerated (BSN)

  • Earned 4-year bachelor’s degree obtained in the U.S.
  • Minimum cumulative 3.25 GPA on all college course work
  • Completed prerequisites prior to starting the program

Application Deadlines

  • Summer Semester: December 1 – February 15

*You must apply and be accepted to Liberty first before accessing the BSN Program application.


2023 Best RN Programs in Virginia

Liberty’s BSN program is ranked #5 in Virginia. Learn more about these rankings at RegisteredNursing.org.


Scholarships


Career Opportunities as a Nurse

  • Critical Care
  • Emergency Department
  • Obstetrics
  • Home Health
  • Flight Nurse
  • Pediatrics
  • Physician’s Office
  • Public Health
  • Surgical
  • Rehabilitation
  • Missionary Nursing
  • Clinic Nurse
  • Army/Air Force/Navy
  • Oncology
  • Orthopedics

LUSON Peer Tutoring

Scheduling an Appointment

Instructional Resources

How to Schedule or Cancel a School of Nursing Tutoring Appointment in Compass

Guidelines

  • You must be enrolled in the course for which you are requesting tutoring.
  • You should bring your study materials (textbook, class notes, etc.) to your appointment, so that your tutor can best help you.
  • You are not permitted to ask tutors to complete your homework, quizzes, or tests.

CCNE Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and the post graduate APRN certificate program at Liberty University School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, (202) 887-6791.


Simulation Center Accreditation

The Liberty University School of Nursing Simulation Center is fully accredited in teaching and education by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH). Accreditation period is December 31, 2023 – December 31, 2028.

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