Change of Major and Transfer Undergraduate Students

Change of Major for UConn Students

Our new online system for change of major students is now live!

Applications are accepted between Nov. 1 and Feb. 1.

  • Change of Major for UConn Students can apply for admission into the School of Nursing from freshman through junior year
  • If accepted, the program requires at least three years to complete
  • Please note that while you are a current student at the University of Connecticut, you are not guaranteed admission into the School of Nursing
  • Acceptance Letters will be sent before spring break
  • Please feel free to check our rubric for grading motivational essays.

Additional Information

  • Students in other majors may enroll in NURS 1130, Health Care Delivery System, or NURS 1131, Introduction to the Discipline of Nursing, provided space is available. Please contact 860-486-1968 for more information.
  • Interested change of major students are encouraged to attend Change of Major Program Information Sessions
  • Students can follow the School of Nursing curriculum plan when planning their course schedule

Transfer Students

  • All transfer students must meet the University undergraduate admission requirements and the prerequisites for the School of Nursing
  • All transfer students seeking admission must apply through UConn Transfer Admissions. While completing your application, please choose nursing as your first, intended major.
  • Transfer Course Equivalency Information
  • Orientation for Transfer Students takes place each summer
  • Please feel free to check our rubric for grading motivational essays.

Admissions Requirements

  • 3 years of language
  • B or higher in all math and science courses (must have taken Chemistry and Biology)
  • 3.5 CGPA
  • Applications are accepted between Nov. 1 and Feb. 1.