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Nursing, Bachelor of Science Degree


Applications to the Nursing Major for the Spring 2015 semester are now closed.  Fall 2015 applications will be available online January 26, 2015 and the deadline will be February 26, 2015 (12pm).

Fall 2015 Nursing Major Application and Admission Guidelines

Fall 2015 Nursing - GPA - Application Calculator


To apply to the Orvis School of Nursing you must be a student at the University of Nevada, Reno.


Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

The bachelor's degree program is designed to provide the high school graduate, as well as graduates of associate degree and diploma nursing programs, with the opportunity to obtain a baccalaureate degree in nursing. The bachelor's degree program is the basic preparation for professional nursing practice and leadership positions in nursing. After completing the program and passing the RN-NCLEX, the graduate is qualified for nursing positions in public health agencies, schools, hospitals and other health-care agencies. Nursing school graduates may also earn commissioned status in the military services, as well as admission to graduate education. The bachelor's degree program major is four semesters with admissions occurring both spring and fall semesters.

Advising Contact Information

If you have questions regarding the application or the information requested, please make an appointment to see your advisor.

Student TypeAdvisorPhoneEmailLocation
Pre-Nursing Students Division of Health Sciences Student Center (775) 682-5930
Voice Message Only OB 104A
Seeking 2nd Bachelor's Degree (Already have a 4-Year College Degree) Kim Baxter (Last Name A - M)
Julie Woodard (Last Name N - Z)
Email Only
PHS 324
PHS 328
RN-BSN Students 
(Already a Registered Nurse)
Glenn Hagerstrom Email Only PHS 319


The baccalaureate degree program is approved by the Nevada State Board of Nursing and  accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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Contact Division of Health Sciences

Phone(775) 784-6977
Location Sarah H. Fleischmann Building
Address 1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno,  NV  89557-0136

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University of Nevada, Reno
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Reno,  NV  89557-

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