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Why pursue a BSN degree at Calvin?

As a nursing major at Calvin, you will have all the benefits of a fully accredited nursing program with a great reputation in the community.

Learn from amazing professors with decades of teaching and clinical experience. Work in the nursing simulation lab on high-fidelity mannequins “Nancy” and “Art” or engage with a live standardized patient. Benefit from Calvin’s connections to world-renowned hospitals like Trinity Health Grand Rapids and Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital.

You will graduate with confidence in your ability to pass the NCLEX exam and go on to graduate school or a rewarding career in nursing in any setting.

There is more to our program than academic excellence and opportunities. At Calvin, you will be surrounded by people who understand that nursing is a calling to serve Christ and his kingdom. You will work to promote human health and dignity in every space. You will graduate ready to care for the community as a nurse who loves the Lord and loves people.

Early-nursing admission is available! Learn how to apply »

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Looking to stretch yourself further? Find even more collaboration and academic depth in one of Calvin’s two distinct honors programs.

Learn more about the Honors Scholars and Collegiate Scholars programs.

Excellence you can count on

Calvin’s nursing program is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). You can be confident that the degree you’re earning will set you up for future success.

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Find assistance and opportunity at Pine Rest

Our partnership with Pine Rest provides up to $10,000 in tuition assistance per semester for at least six undergraduate Calvin students.

Four years of growing

All nursing students serve in Grand Rapids’ culturally diverse neighborhoods through the community nursing program. You can also take your learning abroad in Nepal, Mexico, or China.

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