Kwantlen Polytechnic University

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Nursing (BScN)

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Faculty:Faculty of Health
Field of Study:Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,264
International: $22,754

Cost shown is for two semesters and includes fees.

Careers:Nursing Co-ordinators and SupervisorsHead Nurses and SupervisorsNurses (RNs)


The program is recognized by the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC). The purpose of the program is to educate nurses to work with individuals, families, groups and communities from a health promotion perspective and with an ethic of caring. The program will assist students to develop sensitivity to people's experiences with health and healing across the lifespan in a variety of settings. Students will learn to work as partners with clients and with other health care providers. Through their understanding of and participation in the changing health care system, graduates will be active participants in creating health for all.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Additional Admission Requirements:
    The Certificate in Health Foundations fulfills the first-year requirements of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing. The Faculty's Admission Requirements, which consist of KPU's undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement, apply to this program. The Certificate in Health Foundations may be completed in two semesters by full-time students or over a longer period of time by part-time students. Upon completion of the Certificate in Health Foundations students may file a declaration of their eligibility and intention to enter the second year of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing. A limited number of students will be selected to commence Year 2 of the curriculum in January and September of each year as a full-time cohort. Selection for admittance to Year 2 will be based upon fulfillment of the declaration requirements and, if spaces are oversubscribed, GPA. The following additional program admission requirements apply: an acceptable Criminal Record Check through the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General's Criminal Records Review Program within 6 months prior to the start of the program. Applicants who have lived outside of Canada as an adult are required to secure a Criminal Record Search with the Vulnerable Sector from their country of origin. Please contact the Office of Admissions for further direction on obtaining your criminal record check.

    * 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 September 02, 2022