Bachelor of Sciece in Nursing 

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program at Clinton College is a 4-year generic BSN program.

  • Years 1 and 2 consist of general education and pre-nursing courses.
  • Years 3 and 4 are upper division nursing and clinical courses that require a separate admission.  


The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program will promote quality and excellence in the nursing profession by preparing diverse, career-ready nursing graduates who impact the health and well-being of communities locally, nationally, and globally. 


  • The nursing program will promote holistic health within the community through programming aligned with the mission and heritage of the college.
  • We endeavor to provide a professional nursing program where graduates safely lead enthusiastically and positively impact communities through the practice of nursing.
  • The program will increase the number of qualified registered nurses available to serve as professionals in a global society and increase diversity within the nursing workforce.
  • The program prepares graduates who are eligible to take the NCLEX-RN exam for registered nurses, as determined by the South Carolina Board of Nursing.


The philosophy for the nursing curriculum at Clinton College is grounded in our beliefs about these concepts that define the discipline of nursing: 

  • Human wholeness                                                      Health
  • Healing and well-being                                              Environmental -health relationships
  • Caring

Admission: Application Deadline is April 15, 2024

Nursing students must be accepted for admission into Clinton College. Admission to the upper division of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program is competitive. Twenty-four(24)  of the most qualified applicants will be admitted each Fall semester based on the following admission criteria:

  • GPA of 3.0 based on a 4.0 scale.                              Kaplan Admission Test score of 67% or higher
  • Clear Criminal Background check                            Negative Drug Screen
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) by the American Heart Association

Physical health exam and immunizations as required.