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Nursing, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Fair Plain, MI, United States
Nurses help make the world a better place by treating the sick, helping prevent illness and injury and advocating for the care of others. Learn more with the Nursing program of Andrews University.
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Why Nursing at Andrews

  • Interested in nursing? Learn from the best at Andrews. Here, you will experience small class sizes and learn from Christian professors who practice in their area of nursing specialty.
  • You’ll get the hands-on experience you need in our nursing program. Besides completing externship requirements at a hospital, you’ll go on a mission trip with your classmates.
  • Our program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Accreditation assures you’re receiving a top-notch education that has met certain standards.
  • With the Nursing program of Andrews University, you’ll need to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX). We’ll help you pass through our Kaplan testing and review course.
  • You picked a great field. It is estimated that 700,000+ new nursing jobs will be added to meet demand between 2010 and 2020.* We’d love to help you land one of those jobs and begin your career.

Careers in Nursing

Nursing careers are as demanding as they are rewarding. The field provides a range of career options in places like hospitals, schools, government agencies, social services and more. A BSN is also your first step to higher education if you want to become a nurse practitioner or nurse anesthetist.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Health Assessment
  • Pathophysiology
  • Professional Nursing Concepts for the RN
  • Leadership in Nursing Practice
  • Intercultural Mission Service in Nursing
  • Nursing Informatics

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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Prospective students can upload unofficial transcripts directly into the application system during the application process
  • A certified (true) copy of the original transcript attested by an authorized person (i.e. Ministry of Education, authorized personnel at the embassy, department of interior affairs, Justice of the Peace, etc.) (international students)
  • You must have a high school GPA of 2.50 or higher (or an overall GED score at the 50th percentile or higher)
  • ACT/SAT is not required for international students
  • International and domestic prospective students whose language of education is not English must submit English proficiency test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29808 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29808 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    29808 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29808 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fair Plain

  • 1000 - 1500 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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