Columbia College of Nursing
Columbia College of Nursing is one of the 33 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in Wisconsin. Its campus is small in size and located in a suburb in Glendale. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.
|Campus LocaleLarge Suburb|
|Student to Faculty Ratio7:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Offered
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.
- Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.8 for all college level coursework
- 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)
- Complete HESI-A2 admission exams
- 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|
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
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$1,126/credit|
|In State Students||$1,126/credit|
|Out of State Students||$1,126/credit|
|In District Students||$750/credit|
|In State Students||$750/credit|
|Out of State Students||$750/credit|
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|
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.
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Applicants must be U.S. citizens. They must be full-time students enrolled in a medical school or nursing degree program at an accredited Wisconsin college or university. Rising undergraduate ...
Applicant must be a graduating senior from Wisconsin Dells High School who was an active participant in band or choir and will attend a four-year post-secondary institution with a major in music, ...
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Wisconsin state board of nursing.