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Nursing, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Newburg, KY, United States
The Nursing program at Bellarmine University teaches you with the best nursing instructors in the region, who will put you on the path toward a rewarding career in nursing. You’ll also benefit from the renowned Bellarmine undergraduate program, which teaches critical-thinking and leadership skills.
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The Nursing program at Bellarmine University has mall class sizes to ensure your professors will be there to support you, and you’ll learn the highest standards of moral, ethical, and legal conduct. And you’ll benefit from our location in Louisville, Kentucky, which has some of the best clinical settings and major healthcare employers in the nation.

Program Highlights

Our BSN program prepares you to function independently or in collaboration with other health care providers to serve individuals and families in hospitals and community settings. 

We’ve designed our program to encourage your active participation in achieving program outcomes. Upon completion of the program, you will have a recognition of and desire for continuing professional development and a sound foundation for pursuing graduate education in nursing.

Graduates of the BSN program will be able to:

  • Synthesize knowledge of the liberal arts and sciences, and the discipline of nursing, in the provision of professional nursing care. 
  • Demonstrate leadership skills to ensure patient safety and enhance quality of care, within the context of the interprofessional team.
  • Integrate evidence-based practice in the planning of care for individuals, families, groups, and populations.
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of healthcare policy, finance, and regulatory environments in healthcare delivery and practice. 
  • Utilize health/illness beliefs, values, attitudes and practices to guide nursing interventions across the lifespan. 
  • Function as a professional nurse in accordance with standards of moral, ethical, and legal conduct. 
  • Incorporate information systems and patient-care technologies in the delivery of quality nursing care.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Comprehensive Review in Nursing for Accels
  • Introduction to Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Foundations of Nursing
  • Transcultural Communication in Healthcare
  • General Principles of Drug Classification 
  • Nursing Process with Adults 
  • Introduction to Health Care

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

General Requirements

  • A completed application 
  • A $25 application fee (must be U.S. currency)
  • Certified copies of official school records
  • U.S. law requires proof of the student’s ability to fund the cost of attendance for one academic year. 
  • One letter of recommendation from a former professor or employer attesting to the candidate's educational potential.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    42430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    42430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Newburg

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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