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Nursing (Accelerated), Bachelor

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The Bachelor’s to BSN degree from Lewis University is designed for individuals who hold a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college. Upon completion of this track, the graduate will be granted a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and be eligible to sit for the national examination for licensure (NCLEX) as a registered professional nurse

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 Prerequisite completion will be determined by the program advisor with each individual evaluation of undergraduate transcripts.

Applicants to this program must have a minimum GPA of 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale) from their previous undergraduate institution(s). The student’s Lewis University preterm GPA must be a 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale) and they must earn a grade of “C” or better in all preterm courses before starting nursing core courses.

In order to register for Professional Development 1: Foundations (NURS 20200) at Lewis University, the accelerated student must meet the College of Nursing and Health Professions policies related to health records including immunizations.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Professional Development: Foundations
  • Health Assessment Across the Lifespan
  • Fundamentals of Safety and Quality in Patient-Centered Care
  • Safety and Accountability in Medication Administration
  • Adult: Beginning
  • Pharmacotherapeutics
  • Childbearing Families
  • Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing
  • Evidence Based Practice and Nursing Research

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 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

The accelerated student’s Lewis University preterm GPA must be a 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale) and the student must earn a grade of “C” or better in all preterm courses before starting nursing core courses. 

Students earning a grade of “D” or “W” in any accelerated preterm or nursing course will be permitted to repeat the course only once in the traditional day track. Reentry into the accelerated track after a nursing course failure/withdrawal is prohibited. 

The college writing, natural science, ethics, mathematics, social science, and cultural diversity General Education requirements are fulfilled by the non-nursing support courses.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33270 USD/full
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  • National

    33270 USD/full
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Living costs for Chicago

  • 1297 - 2500 USD/month
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