Compassionate, personalized care that integrates emerging technologies and evidence-based practice to improve patient outcomes. That's the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's approach to innovative nursing in the 21st century. Designed to build upon your clinical knowledge as a registered nurse, our 100% online RN to BSN program gives you the flexibility to continue working while you complete your degree in as few as 12 months.
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"I decided to go back because I wanted to do case management...and my family motivated me too. So the online program really fit my lifestyle...it really did work out!"
Joelle Adair, UL Lafayette BSN graduate, Class of 2014
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Leadership — that involves working with others as full partners with mutual respect — is needed and has been associated with:
Sources: IOM (Institute of Medicine). 2011. The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. www.iom.edu/nursing
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is not an ordinary university. We are the second-largest university in Louisiana, with 18,000 students, and are among the nation's leaders in nursing. We are also among the top 180 universities in the United States in research and development expenditures. Eager to share what we're learning, we seek opportunities to use our knowledge for the benefit of the local and global community.
The College of Nursing and Allied Health Professions was founded in 1952.
UL Lafayette's College of Nursing's NCLEX-RN first-time pass rate has averaged 97% for 26 consecutive years.
Professor of Nursing Dr. Janis Guilbeau was awarded the 2013 Ray P. Authement Excellence in Teaching Award.
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS/COC™) to award associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at UL Lafayette is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
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The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is committed to providing a world-class education that derives value in terms of both cost-effectiveness and return on your investment. Not only is UL Lafayette the most affordable university in Louisiana and among the top 10 percent in affordability in the U.S., we also make every effort to remove financial barriers to your future by identifying scholarship opportunities.
Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Gail Poirrier
During her tenure as Dean of the College of Nursing and Allied Health Professionals at UL Lafayette, Dr. Poirrier has overseen its curriculum, course and clinical site development activities, faculty development and research initiatives.Read More About Dr. Poirrier