48 months
31350 USD/year
31350 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


La Salle University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program prepares its graduates to qualify for the National Council Licensure Examination (state board nursing examination) to become registered professional nurses and to practice as members of the nursing profession. 


Didactic portions of the courses are taught during the day and clinical experiences are planned for daytime as well as evening hours.

La Salle University’s School of Nursing and Health Sciences is innovative, evidence-based, experiential, and interprofessional. Graduates of the Nursing program become culturally and clinically competent members of their profession via state-of-the-art simulation labs, experienced and dedicated  faculty, and clinical experiences  including our Neighborhood Nursing Center, a nurse-managed public health facility and large teaching hospital facilities in the Philadelphia area. Clinical experiences start in the sophomore year.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the program, the student is prepared to:

  • Integrate liberal education as a basis for holistic nursing practice.
  • Exhibit leadership attributes to promote safe, quality care for diverse clients across a variety of settings.
  • Apply principles of evidence-based practice in the care of diverse clients across the lifespan.
  • Use information systems and health care technologies to support evidence-based nursing practices that promote safe, cost-effective, quality healthcare.
  • Practice as an advocate in complex health care delivery systems.
  • Communicate effectively as a member of the interprofessional healthcare team to promote optimal outcomes.
  • Engage in partnerships with diverse clients across the lifespan to promote health and prevent disease.
  • Demonstrate accountability for caring, professional nursing practice bound by ethical principles and legal statutes.
  • Implement culturally congruent, holistic, patient-centered nursing care to address complex needs of clients across the lifespan.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pathophysiology
  • Health Assessment
  • Pharmacology
  • Foundations of Professional Nursing Practice
  • Adult Health Nursing : Care of the Client with Chronic Illness
  • Family Nursing: Childbearing Families
  • Genetics and Genomics
  • Family Nursing: Childrearing Families
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
  • Public Health/Vulnerable Populations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


123 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  Application for admission
  •  An official transcript showing three years of high school scholastic records
  •  Your SAT or ACT scores
  •  An academic letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, parent, or school administrator
  •  Common Application or La Salle Application Personal Statement/Essay
  •  The required Common Application or La Salle Application Essay is not graded.  This essay is generally used to inform the Admissions Committee about the applicant’s interests and/or background.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31350 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    31350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31350 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 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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