Nursing, B.Sc. | West Chester University | West Chester, United States
48 months
19290 USD/year
19290 USD/year
7716 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at West Chester University provides the highest quality undergraduate nursing education to students from diverse populations.


The Nursing degree at West Chester University provides the foundations of entry into nursing practice, and is based on contemporary nursing science, organizational, political, cultural and economic principles. 

All graduates are prepared to provide evidence-based quality nursing care, to be professionals capable of assuming leadership in present and emerging health care roles, and to be contributing members of society who are committed to life-long learning and personal development.


  • In addition to meeting West Chester University entrance requirements, applicants for nursing must have completed work equal to a standard high school curriculum, consisting of a minimum of 16 units.


The Department of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, D.C. 20036) and approved by the State Board of Nursing of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Human Response to Disease
  • Nursing Care of Women, Infants, & Children 
  • Applied Nursing Research
  • Nursing Implications of Drug Interaction
  • Medical Surgical Nursing 
  • Health Assessment and the Fundamentals of Nursing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • National: The admissions committee prioritizes applicants with strong academic credentials and notifies applicants of a decision on a rolling basis. 


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Pay a $45 non-refundable application fee online by credit card. If you are eligible to use an application fee waiver, please refer to the WCU Fee Waiver Policy.
  • Complete the application for admission.
  • Arrange for official (translated) transcripts and exam results to be sent to the Office of Admissions.
  • Proof of English language proficiency.
  • Applicants who have taken the SAT or ACT must arrange for official scores to be sent to the Office of Admissions.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19290 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    19290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19290 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7716 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7716 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for West Chester

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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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