Columbia College of Nursing

College Type: Four or more years, Private not-for-profit


BSN Program

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. 

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate : -
Average number of students tested annually: -
Program accreditations: CCNE
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

Columbia College of Nursing
2121 E Newport Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53211