The University of Kentucky College of Nursing is preparing the next generation of providers, leaders, researchers and policy makers to improve healthcare delivery, promote nursing excellence, revolutionize health care and promote the highest levels of wellness.

College of Nursing News

College Researcher Featured in WLKY Video on Push to Raise Kentucky's Cigarette Tax

Dr. Amanda Fallin-Bennett was recently featured in a video on WLKY news in a push to raise Kentucky's cigarette tax to a dollar a pack.

UK CON - Norton Healthcare Academic-Practice Partnership Graduate Presents at AACN Doctoral Conference

Dr. Whitney Spear, 2017 graduate of the College of Nursing DNP Program associated with the Norton Healthcare  Academic-Practice Partnership was a participant in a presentation at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Doctoral Conference on Friday, January 19. 2018.

Associate Professor Ana Maria Linares Selected as Fulbright Scholar

The College of Nursing is excited to announce that Ana Maria Linares, DNS, RN, IBCLC, associate professor, has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar. She is the second faculty member in the College to receive this honor and the first to travel to another country to implement her program of research. 

BREATHE Helps Teens Advocate for Tobacco-Free Communities

UK's BREATHE team recently partnered with Youth Empowered Solutions (YES) to host tobacco and youth advocacy training for leadership students of Hazard High School, as well as a training session for adult community advocates from around the state on the importance of youth empowerment and mentorship and how to engage youth in advocacy efforts.

Information Sessions and Tours

We will be offering several BSN Information Sessions and Tours beginning in the Fall 2017 semester. Click here for details.

Application Dates

BSN Undergraduate Deadlines

Traditional BSN
March 1

Second Degree BSN
Spring: August 15
Fall: March 1

RN-BSN
Spring: October 15
Fall: July 1

MedVet-BSN
Spring: September 1
Fall: March 1

Graduate Deadlines

PHD Program
Spring: Oct. 15
Fall: Feb. 15

DNP Program
Extended to March 15 or 30th

 

Please visit the admissions tab at the top of the page to apply.

Kentucky's Flagship Program

The mission of the University of Kentucky College of Nursing is to foster health and well-being among the people of Kentucky, the region, and the world through collaborative relationships that support excellence in nursing education, research, practice and service in an ever-changing health care environment. The University of Kentucky College of Nursing endeavors to be one of the nation’s top nursing programs among public research universities.

Undergraduate Students

  • Traditional BSN
  • Second Degree BSN
  • RN-BSN
  • MedVet-BSN

Graduate Students

  • PhD Program
  • DNP Program
  • Graduate Certificate Option

Continuing Education

Our College of Nursing is proud to have celebrated more than 50 years of education, research, practice and service. In 2011 – 2012 we celebrated the 10th anniversary of the DNP Program and the 25th anniversary of the PhD Program. We are a nationally ranked college of nursing with a comprehensive selection of baccalaureate through doctoral programs.