Undergraduate Programs

The University of Toledo’s College of Nursing houses the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) program. Our graduates become registered nurses and work in a variety of roles and settings – hospitals, schools, jails, academia and more.


Direct Admission

  • Students who qualify for this pathway are guaranteed a seat in the professional division of the program as long as they maintain a 3.5 UToledo GPA.
  • Requirements include:
    • 3.6 high school GPA and 23 ACT/1130 SAT
    • 3.8 high school GPA for test-optional applicants
  • Students who qualify for direct admission are invited to apply to the Baccalaureate to Doctor of Nursing Practice (BACC 2 D.N.P.) option. This is a special admission pathway into the UToledo College of Nursing for students interested in ultimately completing their doctoral nursing degree.


  • Students in this pathway must enter a competitive admission process for the professional division.
  • Requirements include:
    • 2.75 high school GPA and 19 ACT/990 SAT
    • 3.0 high school GPA for test-optional applicants

Top Reasons to Study Nursing at UToledo

  1. Interprofessional education.
    Work with other health science students to learn how to communicate and collaborate in a healthcare setting.
  2. Unique immersion experience.
    UT Medical Center (UTMC) offers our qualified students the opportunity to earn credit and gain access to nursing areas that students are not typically exposed to. 
  3. Experiential, hands-on learning opportunities.
  4. Support.
    From dedicated advisors, success coaches and academic support centers.
  5. Continue your education.
    Continue your education in one of our many graduate nursing programs or tracks.
  6. Full college experience.
    • Spend your first two years on UToledo’s Main Campus.
    • Spend your final two years just a few miles away on our Health Science Campus – one of the most technologically advanced medical campuses in the U.S., just steps away from UTMC.

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'22, Bachelor of Science in Nursing

"UToledo has prepared me for my career by teaching me how to be a strong, innovative caring nurse. It has helped mold me into the dedicated, passionate and eager learner I am today."

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What jobs can I get with a Nursing degree?

UToledo Bachelor of Science in Nursing graduates have a broad knowledge base when they graduate. They work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, clinics, schools and jails. Our graduates become travel nurses, forensic nurses, researchers, nurse educators, nurse consultants, flight nurses, military nurses and more.

Many also decide to continue their education to become a nurse practitioner, nurse anesthetist or nurse executive.  

Hands-On Learning Opportunities

At UToledo, we take you beyond the textbooks and the four walls of a classroom. These real-world experiences are what help our graduates gain professional skills and land jobs.


Finding an internship is easy thanks to UToledo’s robust community partnerships with companies and organizations around the region. Dive into unique opportunities that prepare you to launch your career.

Internships help you:

  • Gain practical experience
  • Build your resume
  • Refine your skills
  • Cultivate contacts

Internships often lead to full-time jobs after graduation!

Career Services can help you track down job opportunities. You also might be able to receive academic credit for your internship or job.


UToledo is known for its undergraduate research opportunities. Start as early as your freshman year. Work with faculty who enjoy collaborating with students.

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Our Office of Undergraduate Research can:

  • Connect you to faculty mentors and projects
  • Help you find funding
  • Help you present your research at conferences and other events

Study Abroad

Travel, experience new cultures and meet new people — all while earning college credit.

UToledo's Education Abroad Office can help you find the perfect opportunity. You can apply for grants, scholarships and financial aid to help fund study abroad.

  • Semester at Sea
  • Short-term, summer and faculty-led trips
  • Direct exchange programs with other universities
  • Teach English abroad
  • Global health program (med student clerkships)
  • Rocket Kids (work with youth around the world)

Rocket Kids Semester

The Rocket Kids program offers University students a fall, spring or summer semester internship providing recreational programming to U.S. military youth while experiencing the world in locations such as Germany, Italy, Belgium and The Netherlands.

Rocket Kids interns will gain practical experience in programming, leadership, health and wellness, creative arts, performing arts, cultural and literary arts, team and individual sports, adventure and outdoor recreation and STEM education.

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On-campus and Part-time Jobs

  • Learn skills that prepare you for a career after graduation.
  • Build your resume.
  • Earn money.

If you want to work, there are plenty of opportunities on campus and at businesses near campus. If you demonstrate financial need, you may qualify for the federal work-study program.

Student Organizations

Our most successful students get involved.

UToledo has 400+ student organizations that will help you:

  • Make friends.
  • Build your resume.
  • Network.
  • Be a leader.
  • Serve your community.
  • Have fun!

Tuition and Scholarships

Most new students don't pay full price. 94% of new UToledo students receive scholarships or other state and federal aid.

Keep in mind: Your cost will vary by college, program and a host of other options. This is the average amount full-time students pay per year.

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Choose Ohio First scholarship

Ohio residents who have been accepted into this STEM program are eligible for the Choose Ohio First scholarship — a four-year, renewable scholarship.

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Honors College

The Jesup Scott Honors College at The University of Toledo offer our best and brightest the resources and opportunities needed to unlock your fullest potential. Whether you aspire following graduation to cure disease, innovate technology, advance statecraft, redefine markets, or express creatively, together we can fuel vibrant and promising tomorrows.

Honors students come from a variety of countries, backgrounds and cultures. While we may bond over a tough class, our differences make us blossom.

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Benefits of Honors

The Honors College is a community of academically gifted students from all majors on campus. Students take unique Honors classes taught by dedicated Honors faculty and complete an Honors thesis or capstone project in their major, earning the Honors medallion at graduation within their normal program of study. Honors students are challenged to think more deeply and broadly about what they learn. With special academic, cultural, and professional development opportunities, their education extends beyond the classroom.

Honors students can also choose exclusive housing in the Honors Academic Village or the historic McKinnon, Scott and Tucker Halls.

Explore more about what the Honors College can offer you as a budding professional, inquisitive scholar, and engaged person.






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Last Updated: 9/22/23