Admission Requirements for Utica’s ABSN Program and the Transfer BSN Program Pathway  

Our admission representatives can assist you with any questions you may have about our programs and determine your eligibility for the ABSN program in Syracuse or Albany or the Transfer BSN program offered exclusively in Albany as well as any degree requirement courses you may need to complete. They will also help you navigate the pre-enrollment process once you meet our admission requirements and feel ready to apply to the program.

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ABSN Academic Background and Requirements

You must have some non-nursing college experience and a solid academic background to start the admission process. And your program eligibility also depends upon your completion of the degree requirements.

Academic Background Requirements

Eligible applicants for the Utica ABSN program or for the Transfer BSN program pathway must have one of the following academic backgrounds:

  1. minimum of 65 credits from a regionally accredited college or university (at least 57 of these credits must be from a 4-year regionally accredited college or university), or a conferred associate degree from a regionally accredited institution for our Transfer BSN program pathway.
  2. non-nursing bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution for our ABSN program.
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Degrees Obtained Outside the United States

If you obtained your non-nursing bachelor’s degree from a college or university that is located outside of the United States, you may still qualify for our ABSN program or our Transfer BSN pathway. Please contact our admission team at 866.890.9340 to find out.

Please be aware that while we can perform an initial review of your qualifications using your foreign transcript evaluation and other documentation, a course-by-course degree evaluation from the World Education Services is the only way for us to officially determine your eligibility.

If you are a prospective student who maintains a permanent residence outside the U.S., you must also meet a series of international admission requirements and submit additional materials before you can apply to our ABSN program or Transfer BSN program pathway.

Contact us to learn more about the admission requirements for our ABSN program and for our Transfer BSN program pathway.

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