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Nursing, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Baccalaureate education provides the entry level preparation for professional nursing practice.

After completing the BSN program, the graduate will be able to:
  • Function in the beginning role of a baccalaureate generalist nurse in settings that cross all populations and environments
  • Be proficient in the core nursing competencies of clinical/critical reasoning, patient safety, and quality improvement principles
  • Maintain interprofessional collaboration and communication to improve healthcare outcomes
  • Master the required core knowledge for baccalaureate generalist nursing practice
  • Demonstrate professionalism and its values (including altruism, autonomy, human dignity, social justice, and integrity) as a baccalaureate generalist nurse

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included

  • Rhetoric & Writing
  • Gateway Program Seminar
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Microbiology & lab
  • Foundations of Nursing
  • Pathophysiology

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

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

Prospective freshmen students:

  • Online freshman application
  • $50 application fee
  • Official high school transcript or GED scores & certificate
  • Official ACT or SAT scores (critical reading & math sections combined)

International students:

  • Online Application
  • Non-refundable application fee (online or mail)
  • Official high school transcripts certified and translated to English (final three years)
  • Proof of English proficiency: IELTS or TOEFL with acceptable passing score*
  • ACT or SAT scores, if you have taken these tests

TOEFL: Students must receive a minimum score of 80 on the iBT or 550 on the paper-based exam within the past two years (UCCS code: 4874)

IELTS: Students must receive a minimum score of 6.5 within the past two years

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22298 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22298 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    24181 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24181 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    10201 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10201 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Colorado Springs

  • 950 - 1350 USD/month
    Living Costs

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