What will I learn?

For students who have earned a bachelor's degree in another field, the school offers a Second Degree BSN Program in an accelerated format. Upon completion of prerequisite courses, students matriculate and complete degree requirements in approximately 15 months. A total of 60 credits must be earned at Fairfield University after the first degree is awarded.

Admission is competitive and students are expected to have completed all prerequisite and non-nursing courses prior to admission. Students need a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and a B or better in prerequisite courses to begin the program. Applicants normally have completed science courses with grades of A or B in the last 3-5 years.

Which department am I in?

Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies

Study options

Full Time (Minimum of 120 credits)

Tuition fees
US$49,080.00 per year
Start date

Expected January, September 2022


Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies

1073 North Benson Road,



6824, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have successful completion of secondary education.

For international students

Students are required to complete secondary education or equivalent

English Language scores - IELTS, a minimum score of a 6.5 is required; minimum score of 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), or 80 (Internet-based) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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