BSN Facts and Figures

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree is the critical first step for a career in professional nursing. The University of Florida is the state’s flagship university.

The College of Nursing offers its students unique benefits:

  • UF BSN graduates average high scores on NCLEX licensing exam
  • More than 70 percent of undergraduates go onto graduate study within 3 years
  • UF is the state’s flagship university.
  • Opportunities to explore nursing research and science with esteemed faculty researchers
  • Nursing simulation and technology allow for students’ enhancement of skills learned in the clinical setting
  • Active nursing student organizations which embrace community service and encourage participation in professional nursing organizations
  • Opportunities for leadership and mentorship: Gator Nurse Ambassador program and Gator Nurse mentorship program
  • Access to a world-class teaching hospital and health system
  • Opportunity to be part of an innovative model of clinical education- Academic Partnership Unit
  • Honors program (for Traditional BSN students)

Student Testimonial, Ashley Hartley, BSN Class of 2017