Columbia College of Nursing

Glendale, WI 53212
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Columbia College of Nursing is one of the thirty-three private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Wisconsin. The campus is located in a suburb, in Glendale.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 122 students attend the school.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students122
Student to Faculty Ratio7:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs

Columbia College of Nursing offers a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. The program is approved by Wisconsin State Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Applicants are accepted into the program after completing 62 credits of general education requirements for the course at select four and two year institutions.

Students at CCON are consequently able to enter directly into nursing courses and clinical experience beginning in the first semester of being enrolled in the program in fulfillment of the 62 credits of nursing courses required to earn the BSN degree.

CCON’s affiliation with the Columbia St. Mary Health Systems means that students are guaranteed clinical placements. The program offers full time and part time enrollment options to facilitate the needs of individual students.

Graduates from the program are eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses.

Admissions Requirements:

  1. Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.8 for all college level coursework
  2. Complete pre-requisite coursework with a minimum of a ‘C’ grade or higher (pre-requisite courses should have been taken in the last ten years)
  3. Complete HESI-A2 admission exams
  4. Meet the technical standards for admission established by the program 

The application deadline for the enrollment in the spring semester is the 1st of October and the application deadline for admission in the fall semester is the 1st of March. 

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 7 71
Master's degree 0 0

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1988 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
03/01/1990 - 12/31/2010
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/16/2011 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
05/05/2016 - Current


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Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$1,126/credit
In State Students$1,126/credit
Out of State Students$1,126/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$750/credit
In State Students$750/credit
Out of State Students$750/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $50,670 $50,670 $50,670
ADN 70 $78,820 $78,820 $78,820
BSN 125 $140,750 $140,750 $140,750
FNP 50 $37,500 $37,500 $37,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

No Info Available

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Wisconsin state board of nursing.
Columbia College of Nursing
4425 N Port Washington Rd
Glendale, WI 53212

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