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About the Pre-Nursing Program


Registered nurses (RNs) provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions, and provide advice and support to patients and family members. Learn more about a nursing career.

的 University of Nebraska at Kearney’s Pre-Nursing program is a 2-year, pre-professional program that prepares students to enter a nursing program, which is typically another 2 years to earn a BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing).的 bet36365体育 Pre-Nursing program is based on the requirements for admission to the Nursing Program at the University of Nebraska College of Nursing. 学生 can continue their education at the UNMC Kearney campus.


UNMC Nursing Program


  • UNMC is ranked #23 nationally among BSN programs.
  • Admission to UNMC is offered twice a year.
  • 学生 from CO, IA, KS, SD, and WY pay in-state tuition at UNMC.
  • 的 UNMC program is four-semesters; part-time plans are available.
  • 学生 will receive a BSN from UNMC upon completion of clinical training.
  • Rural Pathway Program offers qualified students the opportunity for guaranteed admission to the UNMC Kearney campus.

Median Pay: $81,220 per year

6% Projected Employment Growth

2022年到2032年 根据 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

98.6% Acceptance Rate to Nursing Schools

Statistics based on cumulative placement data for the last 3 years.

Acceptance into a nursing school is competitive and not guaranteed. Admission is based on GPA, shadowing and medical experience, recommendation letters, 接受采访时, 文章, and other extra-curricular activities. Our dedicated advisors will guide and equip students to excel in these areas. 除了, smaller class sizes, 高级教师, and unique learning experiences such as research opportunities will give you an advantage. bet36365体育 students in the pre-nursing program have an exceptional acceptance rate that showcase our commitment to excellence.

Kearney Health Opportunities Program

Kearney Health Opportunities Program

Rural Nebraska students pursuing pre-nursing may be eligible for the KHOP Program at bet36365体育. Learn more about KHOP


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