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UIU-Mesa: Education Built for Life

From your hometown near Mesa, earn your RN-BSN degree from the renowned Upper Iowa University. UIU’s Mesa regional education center offers you the chance for a top-notch education close to home.

UIU can help you get your BSN and prepare you for the future you deserve. Graduates of the RN-BSN program are equipped with the knowledge and practical skills to assume leadership positions. Many also continue into graduate school.

Upcoming Start Dates

Session 5: May 16, 2022
Session 6: July 11, 2022
Session 1: August 29, 2022

Contact Us Today
Tracey Blocker, RN-BSN Academic Advisor
Phone 800-553-4150 ext. 4103
Email [email protected]

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Academic Programs at UIU-Mesa

The UIU-Mesa center offers classes to RNs who are seeking their BSN.

Academic Support

Get the support you need for successful studies through tutoring or accommodations for a disability.

Maricopa Nursing and Upper Iowa University Partnership

Maricopa Nursing and UIU have developed a concurrent enrollment program that allows a limited number of qualifying students to enroll in both programs, taking classes at the same time and earning an associate in applied science (AAS) in nursing, followed by obtaining the BSN within two semesters of AAS completion. Classes are taught in exclusively online or hybrid formats (face-to-face + online).

To be eligible for consideration, students must be accepted into the Maricopa Nursing queue and must have completed all prerequisite and co-requisite requirements for both programs.

For details details on this program, contact:

UIU Nursing:

Tracey Blocker at the UIU-Mesa Center: [email protected], 800-553-4150 x4103
Maricopa Nursing: email: [email protected]; phone: 480-731-8264

Shorter Sessions with Focused Schedule

UIU’s unique Two-at-a-Time course schedule helps you focus on your studies. As a full-time RN-BSN student, you only need to take two classes during each 8- or 6-week session, which helps you concentrate and excel. The UIU RN-BSN program can be taken completely online or in a hybrid format that combines traditional classes with online learning.

2021-2022 Academic Year

Session 4 (03/14/2022 – 05/05/2022)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
NUR 325 Integrated Conc/Nursing Care I Admission to the nursing program 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Tuesday

2021-2022 Academic Year

Course # & Title Sessions
1 2 3 4 5 6 Other
NUR 325 Integrated Conc/Nursing Care I Yes

Easily Transfer Credits

Whether it’s been a single semester or several years since your last college course, UIU makes it easy to apply those credits to your degree. We accept up to 90 credits from four-year schools or 78 credits from two-year schools. Plus, your professional experience and test scores may earn you college credit.

The university also partners with several community colleges in the Mesa area to make the transfer process even smoother. UIU holds articulation agreements with schools across the country, including Maricopa Community College District.



Admissions and Aid

When you’re ready to apply to UIU-Mesa, we’ll help you navigate the admissions and financial aid process.

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Experience UIU from Mesa

As a student at UIU-Mesa, you can take advantage of the benefits of being part of a global school community.

Kathy Schmitz, '14

Nursing RN-BSN

At 56 years old I decided it was time to get my BSN. A friend introduced me to UIU and the RN - BSN program. I was hesitant; it's been a long time since I have been in school. I am now fully engaged in the nursing program. It is hard for me to explain the impact returning to school has made on me. I actually look at the nursing profession in a whole new light, the difference in having an ADN and working towards my BSN makes me feel "more professional". I would highly recommend UIU-Mesa and the instructors. I have felt supported through the entire process.

Contact UIU-Mesa

Phone: 800-553-4150 ext. 4103

Email: [email protected]