University of Delaware
150 South College Avenue, Newark, DE 19716. Tel: 302-831-2805.
The University of Delaware (UD) is public institution located in Newark, Delaware. It is the largest university in the state of Delaware. Founded in 1743 in New London, Pennsylvania by Rev. Dr. Francis Alison, the school relocated to Newark in 1765 and in 1921 became the University of Delaware. UD is currently organized into seven colleges and three schools. It offers over 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
The Department of Nursing was established in 1962 as a part of the College of Arts and Sciences and became the College of Nursing in 1966. Today the School of Nursing is part of the College of Health Sciences. To accommodate the needs of students and the nursing profession, the School of Nursing established multiple paths for achieving a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. In 1994 it created the Accelerated 2nd Degree program for adult learners with a bachelor’s degree in a major other than nursing. This second degree BSN program requires 17 months of full-time study. All prerequisite science artwork must have been completed within 10 years of applying to this ABSN (Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing) program.The application deadline is April 1.