St. Lawrence College

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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN)

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Program Information

School:St. Lawrence College
Faculty:Brockville, Cornwall, and Kingston campus
Field of Study:Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Description:This four-year baccalaureate program is offered in collaboration with Laurentian University. It will prepare graduates to practice as a Registered Nurse according to the entry-to-practice standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario. All four years of the program will be offered at each campus of St. Lawrence College with the degree being granted by Laurentian University.

Graduates will be eligible to write the provincial examinations to be registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario. Nursing involves caring for individuals, families, groups and communities across the lifespan, focusing on health promotion and protection, prevention of illness and treatment in collaboration with many other health-care professionals. Nursing is a profession that provides opportunities for specialization, leadership, research and decision-making within many health-care settings.
URL:Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) at St. Lawrence College
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,592
International: $20,565

Other program costs will include books, uniforms and other equipment required for clinical practice and transportation to clinical sites and placements.
Careers:Nursing Co-ordinators and SupervisorsHead Nurses and SupervisorsNurses (RNs)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 

Minimum 75% prerequisite average for six Grade 12U or 12M level courses including: Grade 12 English at the U level Grade 12 Math at the U level Grade 12 Biology at the U level Grade 12 Chemistry at the U level

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 78] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60]

Standard First Aid with ‘CPR Level C - HCP.' Please note that CPR recertification is required yearly. Students are not permitted to attend clinical practice if immunization, CPR, First Aid, security clearance requirements, or any other mandatory requirements are outstanding. Students are required to make up any clinical practice or nursing laboratory time at their own expense. Costs for these certifications/documents will be the responsibility of the applicant. Similarly, students will be required to pay for the make-up of any missed scheduled clinical practice or nursing lab time. Any missed clinical or nursing laboratory hours MUST be made up.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Apply to college as soon as the application is available in October. Applications received on or before the Equal Consideration Date will be given equal consideration. This is particularly important if you are applying to a program that is in high demand or oversubscribed; that is, a program for which the number of qualified applicants exceeds the number of seats available. After the Equal Consideration Date, applications are considered on a first-come, first served basis. Note that this program is a high demand program, and may be subject to ranking procedures. You MUST apply for this programs before the Equal Consideration Date.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 28, 2018