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Nursing, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #161 (BCR) Iowa City, IA, United States
With a national reputation for excellence, the University of Iowa’s College of Nursing is one of the premier institutions in the country for nursing education. The bachelor degree in Nursing is offered by The University of Iowa.
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Overview

The college’s innovative program combines in-depth learning with extensive patient contact. We work in cooperation with the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) – one of the largest teaching and research hospitals in the country – to provide excellent clinical experiences throughout your plan of study.

At The University of Iowa, we offer a bachelor degree in Nursing. In partnership with UIHC, the college operates the state-of-the-art Nursing Clinical Education Center, which features clinical labs where students practice sophisticated and complex nursing care in specialty and clinical situations.

The College of Nursing is an integral part of the University of Iowa Health Sciences Campus, sharing in and contributing to teaching, research, and patient care that have earned international recognition. Faculty and students participate fully in university life and contribute their time, interests, and abilities to the many activities of a major research university.

Learning Outcomes 

  • Ensure delivery of safe quality nursing care to diverse individuals, families, groups, communities and populations throughout the lifespan and across systems of care.
  • Integrate theoretical and scientific knowledge gained from natural and social sciences and culture, society and the liberal arts into nursing.
  • Demonstrate leadership and teamwork skills across systems of care to promote quality health outcomes.
  • Use the best evidence from multiple ways of knowing to inform practice to make clinical judgments, solve problems and address systems improvements.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of how health care policy, regulation, resource stewardship, technology and economics impact nursing practice and quality health outcomes.
  • Use effective interprofessional communication and collaboration strategies to promote quality health outcomes.
  • Apply health promotion and disease prevention strategies to diverse individuals, families, groups, communities and populations to promote quality health outcomes.
  • Demonstrate professional values fundamental to the discipline of nursing.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Aging Matters: Introduction to Gerontology
  • Human Development and Behavior
  • Nursing and Pharmacological Interventions I
  • Health Assessment and Communication Across the Lifespan
  • Clinical Simulation Laboratory I
  • Introduction to Clinical Concepts for Nursing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    530

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • Submit an application
  • Pay the $80 application fee
  • Upload your academic records
  • If your first language is not English: Have the testing agency send us your TOEFL, IELTS or PTE score, if applicable, based on our English Proficiency Requirements.
Have your ACT or SAT score sent to us by the testing agency if:
  • You completed secondary school in the United States
  • You are applying for direct admission to the Tippie College of Business, the College of Engineering, or the University of Iowa Honors Program
  • You plan to apply for scholarships (some awards require an ACT or SAT score)
  • Our institution code for ACT is 1356; our institution code for SAT is 6681

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31793 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31793 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    31793 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31793 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    9830 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9830 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Iowa City

  • 1187 - 1850 USD/month
    Living Costs

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