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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: 93% (3 year average 2010-2012).
  • 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.

The SON offers over 50 scholarships to nursing students. In additions, as early as Freshman year, students can also take advantage of the Forgivable Education Loans for Service (FELS) program, which provides up to $20,000 of financial assistance to in-state students who are committed to working in North Carolina. For more information on the FELS program, visit (external link).

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