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Nursing, B.S.N.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (ARWU) Akron, OH, United States
Registered nursing is the largest health care occupation — the Nursing program of The University of Akron prepares health care professionals with whom patients come in contact.
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Overview

Nursing Fundamentals

The comprehensive Nursing program of The University of Akron is based on professional standards and includes:

  • education in nursing
  • humanities
  • social, cultural, physical and natural sciences
  • operational clinical decision-making

Our Faculty

  • are innovative and interactive
  • use multimedia technology to enhance classroom learning

Career Opportunities

An undergraduate degree in nursing provides the foundation to work in a variety of settings or pursue advanced degrees. Registered nurses work in:

  • hospital departments such as surgery, maternity, emergency room or pediatrics
  • doctors’ offices
  • clinics and emergency medical centers
  • nursing homes
  • home health care
  • government and private agencies
  • schools, clinics and community settings
  • teaching and promoting health care issues
  • occupational health at work sites

Career Outlook 

Job opportunities for RNs are growing, in response to America's aging population.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • Introduction to General, Organic & Biochemistry
  • Introduction to Nursing
  • Pathophysiology for Nurses
  • Health Assessment
  • Nursing Pharmacology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    48

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • Online Application
  • $50 Application Fee
  • Official Secondary School Transcripts
  • Official Proof of English Proficiency
  • Official SAT/ACT (Optional, required only for scholarships and direct admission)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11635 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11635 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Akron

  • 890 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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