• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Today, the University of Saint Francis is synonymous with excellence in nursing education. Our Nursing graduates work as clinicians, administrators, and leaders throughout the state and region. BSN students are highly sought for employment and many have jobs at the time of graduation.

The Ultimate Real-World Experience

USF partners with Parkview Health and the Lutheran Health Network. Students develop skills in acute and chronic care clinical rotations at the following sites:

  • Parkview Regional Medical Center
  • Parkview Behavioral Health
  • Dupont Hospital
  • St. Joseph Hospital
  • Saint Anne’s Communities
  • Lutheran Life Villages
  • Park Center Behavioral Health and more

Our nursing students practice community nursing at the following locations:

  • East Allen Community Schools
  • Neighborhood Health Clinic
  • Matthew 25 Heath and Dental clinic
  • Fort Wayne Community Schools
  • Charis House
  • Heartland Home Health and Hospice
  • Allen County Jail
  • Allen County Board of Health, and more

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Math
  • Introduction to Holistic Health & Nursing
  • Composition and Rhetoric
  • General Psychology
  • Franciscan Studies
  • Anatomy & Physiology 
  • Engage & Foundations

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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • USF Application (Free & online)
  • Common Application
  • Transcripts
  • Test Scores (ACT, SAT)
  • Reference Request Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30380 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    30380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30380 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • $965 per credit for Part-Time students

Living costs for Fort Wayne

  • 830 - 1270 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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