Undergraduate Students | Kent State University

Undergraduate Students

At the undergraduate level, we offer the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. It has four paths to completion:

The Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) is also offered at 4 Kent State regional campuses. Learn more about the ADN.

4-Year (Traditional) BSN

Prospective 4-year (traditional) BSN students complete two applications. The first application is for admission to the university. Near the end of their first year, eligible students submit a second application to enter the professional nursing sequence.

4-Year BSN Admission RequirementsHow to Apply to the 4-Year BSN


Accelerated Second Degree BSN

Prospective Accelerated BSN (ABSN) students complete two applications. The first application is for admission to the university as a post-undergraduate degree-seeking student. ABSN students are eligible to apply to the professional nursing sequence once they have successfully completed all prerequisites.

Accelerated BSN Admission RequirementsHow to Apply to the Accelerated BSN


LPN-to-BSN

Prospective LPN-to-BSN students complete two applications. The first application is for admission to the university. Once they have successfully completed all prerequisites, LPNs (license must be unrestricted) are eligible to apply to the professional nursing sequence.


RN-to-BSN Online

Prospective RN-to-BSN students are eligible to apply to the program if they have graduated in good standing from a state-approved associate degree or diploma nursing program (2.0 or higher), have a valid RN license, and have completed the prerequisites.

RN-to-BSN Admission Requirements & How to Apply