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Bachelor of Science: PreLicensure (Nursing)

Thank you for considering the UNCW School of Nursing (SON). There are many factors that make our program exceptional:

  • Job prospects and salary are high (national average starting salary is $51,500 according to
  • NCLEX Pass Rate: 94% (3 year average 2011-2013).
  • UNCW admits students earlier than most every other NC school.

We admit students both Fall and Spring and accept 50 students each semester. The Fall cohort application deadline is December 15. The Spring cohort application deadline is July 1.

Prospective Student Resources:


The School of Nursing offers over 50 scholarships to SON students. All prospective and accepted SON students are encouraged to fill out their FAFSA and the UNCW Scholarship Application in mySeaport to be eligible to receive an award from the university or SON.

Other scholarship opportunities outside of UNCW (external links):

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