Xavier University’s Accelerated BSN Admissions Overview

Perfect for career changers, our 16-month ABSN program in Cincinnati is for highly motivated individuals who hold a college degree in a non-nursing field and have completed the required prerequisite courses.

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With students sitting on nursing school waitlists across the country, it has become a highly competitive landscape for someone vying for a seat in a quality ABSN program. Our program, however, is structured in such a way that increases access to an outstanding nursing education.

Given our three program starts a year and strong clinical partnerships within the community, we can enroll a higher number of qualified students than many other programs.

Combine this accessibility with our quality reputation and you have an outstanding option for transitioning into a successful nursing career.

Getting into our ABSN Program

Start dates for our Accelerated BSN program in Cincinnati are available in January, April, and August, with applications typically due two months before class begins.


Start Date

FallAugust 20, 2018
SpringJanuary 7, 2019
SummerApril 29, 2019

When selecting students for the program, our intent is to establish cohorts comprising highly dedicated individuals who not only meet the academic requirements, but also have the qualities that embody the true spirit of Xavier nursing.

Contact us for the specific start dates and application deadlines for our ABSN program.

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