48 months
20799 USD/year
20799 USD/year
11923 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in Nursing offered at the Kent State University prepares practitioners for professional nursing, helps them understand their role in society and prepares them for graduate study.


The program emphasizes professional knowledge, skills and compassionate nursing practices. Students begin with courses that demonstrate the core foundations of the nursing profession and its historical roots. The capstone preceptorship exposes students to research and professional-practice concepts that will ensure their abilities to be nurse leaders and healthcare advocates.

Throughout the curriculum, students study life-span and cultural diversity issues while applying evidence-based practice to their profession.

The Nursing major includes the following optional concentration:

  • The Accelerated Second Degree concentration is for students who hold a bachelor's degree and wish to pursue the B.S.N. degree in an accelerated manner.

Graduates of the Nursing degree in Nursing program from Kent State University will be able to:

  • Meet educational eligibility requirements to take the registered nurse licensing examination (National Certification and Licensure Exam).
  • Acquire competencies based on professional standards to assume the role of the professional nurse and for career advancement, including graduate studies. 
  • Apply the nursing process in providing evidence-based, culturally sensitive care to promote health and adaptation of individuals, families, groups and communities. 


  • Registered nurses
  • Teaching assistants, postsecondary

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Human Genetics
  • Nursing of Adults Across the Lifespan
  • Parent and Newborn Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Nursing of the Critically 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The freshman admission policy on the Kent Campus is selective. Admission decisions are based upon the following: cumulative grade point average, ACT and/or SAT scores, strength of high school college preparatory curriculum and grade trends. 
    • The Admissions Office at the Kent Campus may defer the admission of students who do not meet admissions criteria but who demonstrate areas of promise for successful college study. Deferred applicants may begin their college coursework at one of seven regional campuses of Kent State University. 
    • A copy of your Passport Biographical Page.
    • English Language Proficiency scores
    • Secondary School Graduation Certificate/Diploma/Attending Certificate (Certified English translation and original language).
    • Secondary School Transcripts/detailed mark sheets (Certified English translation and original language).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20799 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20799 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    20799 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20799 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    11923 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11923 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Kent

1036 - 1710 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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