Welcome to the Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing, a faith-based community with over 111 years of dedication to making a real difference in the world through the care and healing of others. 

A career in nursing is one in which you choose to make a difference. You choose to serve. You choose to care. You have the potential to do extraordinary good, to make the world a better place. That's why we exist. Our goal is prepare the next generation of nurses. There's never been a more exciting time in medicine or healthcare. There's never been a greater need for the best and the brightest. Apply today and through a life of leadership and service, become an unstoppable force for good. We believe that one nurse will do good a thousand times over.

We think you will find our school unlike any other in that we truly do consider ourselves as called to prepare nurses through the integration of faith and excellent academics. From the adventure of the mission field to an exciting student life and innovative classroom experience, you will find your life changed in ways you never expected here at Baylor. Our caring faculty go above and beyond to help you succeed and develop as a professional nurse so that you can help others far into the future. All in all, this special calling to serve others through academic excellence results in qualities that are unique to a Baylor nurse...qualities that are instantly recognized and appreciated by patients, employers and the community and exemplified in our school motto: Learn.Lead.Serve.®

Thank you for considering LHSON. Right now, the need for caring and compassionate nurses has never been greater and hopefully for you, the time is right for Baylor. 

Prospective Undergraduate Student

Students arrive at the Louise Herrington School of Nursing in a variety of ways. Many students complete their pre-nursing coursework on our main Baylor campus in Waco, Texas. These students are considered Baylor Pre-Nursing. Other students join us from a variety of colleges and universities where they have completed their nursing pre-requisites. These students are classified as transfer students. Finally, others arrive at our Nursing School as second degree or post-baccalaureate students

Prospective Graduate Student

The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing offers the following Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) tracks: Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Nurse-Midwifery (NM), Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP), Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) and Executive Nurse Leadership (ENL). We also offer a DNP U.S. Army Anesthesia Nursing Program (USAGPAN). We are nationally ranked, faith-based program located in the heart of Dallas. We offer both hybrid and online programs, and we work closely with our students to help them achieve their career goals.