You should major in nursing if:

  • You understand the vital role nurses play in health care, and you want a career that lets you work to improve people’s health.
  • You’re a problem solver who can think critically and quickly in constantly changing environments.
  • You enjoyed biology, chemistry, and technology classes in high school.

A Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is the first step to becoming a registered nurse (RN). RNs work in patient care settings and nursing leadership in a range of specializations, including mental health, labor and delivery, pediatrics, critical care, and more.

When you study nursing at UL Lafayette, you’ll experience the challenging and rewarding aspects of the field. Learn through hands-on experience in clinical practice while developing the nursing research and leadership skills that will enhance your nursing career.

Nursing at UL Lafayette

What's Nursing Like?

  • Research
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Presentations
    Rated 2 out of 3
  • Clinicals
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Interpersonal communication
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Writing
    Rated 2 out of 3
  • Group work & collaboration
    Rated 3 out of 3

Our graduates’ average pass rate on the NCLEX-RN exam for the last 38 years

Life as a Nursing Major