As a student in the UAB School of Nursing you will work alongside internationally known faculty and researchers caring for complex patients, with in depth exposure to interprofessional clinical experiences and simulations. Our students are trained in a nursing school that is ranked number 13 in the nation — the most affordable nationally ranked programs — with most clinical sites within walking distance in one of our nation’s largest hospitals and highly ranked academic medical centers.

Check out our web site and schedule a campus visit.

Timeline for applying to the UAB School of Nursing


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Your timeline to graduate with a BSN begins your senior year of high school.

  • August – September, schedule a campus visit and tour of the School of Nursing by scheduling a visit on the Special Interest Session tab on the campus visit web page.
  • Apply for admission to UAB before December 1st to meet deadline for University Scholarships
  • Attend Scholarship Reception normally held last weekend in January.
  • Mid-February – Submit housing info and housing scholarships
  • March – Sign up for Summer Orientation (the sooner the better)
  • May-August – Attend UAB’s Goin’ Green Orientation where you meet with your advisor and register for classes.
    * Make sure you register for the School of Nursing Freshman Year Experience Course (FYE)
  • Once you start your first semester at UAB you will want to meet with your advisor each term to discuss classes, the nursing application process and your journey through college
  • Sophomore – Junior (Until admitted to School of Nursing)
    • Apply to School of Nursing
    • Submit Scholarship to School of Nursing
  • Senior – Graduate
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