Applications for Fall 2024 admission are open August 29, 2023- March 15, 2024.
The BSN program and the Accelerated BSN program (ABSN) provide students the knowledge, skills, and abilities to function effectively in all areas of nursing practice through quality instruction and clinical experiences.
These programs provide students the opportunity to apply didactic knowledge in a variety of hands-on and simulated clinical settings, and lay the groundwork for continuing one's professional education at the graduate level. The BSN program is taught on the Augusta and Athens campuses. The ABSN program is available exclusively on the Athens campus. Qualified applicants will graduate a semester early.
Graduates of the BSN and ABSN programs are eligible to sit for the NCLEX-RN to obtain the professional state license, Registered Nurse (RN). The BSN 1st Time Pass Rate for 2023 is 96.45%. Graduates of the College of Nursing may take the exam for a Registered Nurse license in the 50 U.S. states, District of Columbia, and four U.S. territories: American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands and the Virgin Islands.
Find Your Fit
The nursing curriculum begins after completion of the core classes and acceptance to the nursing program. The BSN program is 4 semesters of pre-nursing core curriculum and 4 semester of upper level BSN curriculum. The ABSN program includes summer courses and allows students to graduate a semester earlier. Incoming freshman have the ability to apply for the Nursing Scholars Program. Students in the Nursing Scholars Program are admitted to the BSN program as freshman and must maintain the requirements of the program in their freshman and sophomore years.
The Nursing Program at Augusta University gives you the knowledge, skills, and attitude needed to deliver safe, comprehensive patient care. You will learn to employ inter-professional collaboration and clinical reasoning when caring for individuals, families, and communities, applying evidence-based research to improve health and reduce health disparities in our global society.
Nursing is a dynamic, ever-changing field; we instill in you the value of becoming lifelong learners to promote professional growth. Upon completion of the program, you will be able to demonstrate leadership, accountability, and competence in your role as a beginning professional nurse.
Learn more about the costs of the program, related labs, and course specific fees. Athens students receiving UGA services will have a combination of AU and UGA fees.
The core curriculum is the foundation upon which you'll build your nursing knowledge and skills that lead into the BSN program.
Providing students the opportunity to apply knowledge in hands-on and simulated clinical settings. Learn more about the curriculum.
The College of Nursing is pleased to offer several scholarships to current undergraduate and graduate Nursing students.
The criteria for each fund is determined by the donor and is available upon inquiry. The availability of funds is variable. Students seeking financial assistance should complete an application form at the Financial Aid Office as well as provide required information specific to the scholarship to the College of Nursing.
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