UBC Vancouver BSN Eligibility & Program Details

  • Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents of Canada *See Note 1
  • Applicants with a completed Bachelors Degree (or equivalent) 
  • Applicants who have completed a minimum of 48 transferable credits in a field of study other than Nursing that are part of a program of study recognized by UBC. 

Who is ineligible to apply? 

*Note - Only Canadian Citizens, Permanent Residents of Canada, and persons with Refugee status in Canada may apply to the program. 

  • Program Start: September 
  • Number of Intakes each year: One (1) 
  • Length: Full-time 20 months
  • Mode of Program Delivery: In-Person
  • Location: UBC Vancouver Point Grey Campus/ Clinical – Metro Vancouver area
  • All UBC-V BSN graduates are eligible to apply for RN registration 
  • Transfer Credits for Nursing Courses are not available.
  • There are no LPN to RN bridging options.
  • If you are an internationally trained nurse, learn more about your options for registration with BCCNM.
  • Admission deadlines are firm, and extensions normally not granted. 
  • Pre-evaluation of admissions prerequisites is not available. 



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