Calvin College Department of Nursing Accreditation 2018

The Calvin College Department of Nursing is hosting an on-site accreditation visit by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) October 1–3, 2018.

As part of the continuing accreditation process, CCNE seeks third-party comments from students, faculty, alumni, and the community regarding the BSN program.

Third-party comments must be written, signed, and related to one of the four accreditation standards including mission/governance, institutional commitment/resources, curriculum/ teaching-learning practices and program effectiveness. These comments should be sent directly to the address or email below and must be received by CCNE by September 10.

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Attn: Third-Party Comments
655 K Street NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001

All third-party comments received by CCNE are considered confidential and only shared with the evaluation team. Thank you for your interest in the Calvin College Department of Nursing.

Excellent academics, real clinical experience, faith -based teaching.

In Calvin’s nursing program, you’ll embrace a holistic approach to wellness that includes a focus on health promotion and protection. You’ll be equipped to act as an agent of physical, emotional, social, and spiritual renewal across a wide range of nursing careers.

Academic excellence

Calvin nursing students graduate well-equipped for graduate school or a career in their field; in a highly competitive job market, 100% of our nursing graduates are in school or a job within a year of graduation. This means that our program is also competitive, accepting a limited number of students each year. The program admissions page details the process of applying to join our program.

Community vision

Our vision for nursing is firmly rooted in meeting the unique needs and challenges of real communities, with an emphasis on practical work and real clinical experience. Your student experience will see you working in local hospitals, neighborhood clinics, or schools. Optional interims abroad in places like Nepal, Mexico, or China will give you hands-on experience working in diverse cultural environments and with different healthcare systems.


The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Calvin College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

CCNE Accredited

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