School of Nursing

Information Session for the Accelerated BS in Nursing Program for Non-Nurses

Event Date and Time: 
Friday, April 11, 2014, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Friday, May 16, 2014, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Portland campus
Contact Name: 
Brenda Webster
Contact Phone: 
Contact Email:

The Accelerated BS in Nursing program is designed for those with a bachelor's degree in another field  who would like to pursue a career in nursing. In this session we'll discuss the plan of study, prerequisites, application process, and the admission requirements for the program.

To sign up for this session please use our webform or call (207) 780-4802.

NCLEX-RN Pass Rates

For 2012-2013, the USM School of Nursing had the largest number of first-time test takers of the NCLEX-RN exam, a licensing exam for US nurses, in the state of Maine. The group of 154 accounted for over 20% of first-time candidates and had a pass rate of 89.61% - surpassing the state average of 82.52% and national average of 84.3%.