Columbia College of Nursing

Glendale, WI 53212

Columbia College of Nursing is a private, not for profit institution, located in Glendale, Wisconsin. It offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

Columbia Basin College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).


Campus LocaleSuburb: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio6:1
Open Admission-
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. RN to BSN
  2. BSN

    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 - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 59
Clinical Nurse Leader Master's degree 4

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Columbia College of Nursing

Cardinal Stritch University
2.9 miles away
Milwaukee School of Engineering
3.69 miles away
Marquette University
4.12 miles away
Wisconsin Lutheran College
6.78 miles away
Alverno College
8.28 miles away
Concordia University-Wisconsin
10.77 miles away
Carroll University
16.93 miles away
Maranatha Baptist University
41.71 miles away
Marian University
53.24 miles away
Silver Lake College of the Holy Family
67.73 miles away


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

Admission to School

No Info Available

Net Price

This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergrad students in 2015-2016, therefore net price information is not available.

Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $1,126.00 $1,126.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $850.00 $850.00

Student Population













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

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Columbia College of Nursing
4425 N Port Washington Rd
Glendale, WI 53212

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