Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Students and faculty in the nursing skills lab

Hesston College offers three paths to a BSN degree and RN licensure.

If you are a high school student

What you need

  • Your ACT or SAT score. Hesston College offers an alternative (ACCUPLACER) which you can take remotely for those who aren’t able to take the ACT or SAT due to COVID.
  • Your transcript of college or dual-credit courses, if applicable. This can accelerate your progress through the program
  • Your high school GPA/transcript

Guarantee your place in the nursing program when nursing courses start in your junior year by meeting admission criteria.

What you will do

*3-year sequence available to students who enter with 18 or more hours of college credit/dual credit.


If you are a transfer student

What you need

  • Your ACT or SAT score. Hesston College offers an alternative (ACCUPLACER) which you can take remotely if you don’t have ACT or SAT scores.
  • Your high school and college transcripts with at least 45 college credits by the time you enter the program. See prerequisite list.
  • Application deadline: March 1

What you will do

If you are an LPN

What you need

  • Current LPN license allowing practice in Kansas;
  • Your ACT or SAT score. Hesston College offers an alternative (ACCUPLACER) which you can take remotely if you don’t have ACT or SAT scores.
  • Your high school and college transcripts with at least 45 college credits by the time you enter the program. See prerequisite list.
  • Application deadline: March 1

What you will do

If you are an international student (high school, transfer or LPN to BSN)

What you will need

  • Your ACT or SAT score. Hesston College offers an alternative (ACCUPLACER) which you can take remotely if you don’t have ACT or SAT scores.
  • Your high school and college transcripts with at least 45 college credits by the time you enter the program. See prerequisite list.
  • If you are an LPN, current LPN license allowing practice in Kansas;
  • TOEFL score Hesston College offers assistance arranging TOEFL testing.
  • Application deadline: March 1

What you will do

Follow the curriculum sequence that applies to you – high school student, transfer student, LPN to BSN student.