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Post Baccalaureate Nursing FAQ

Please review this link before you view this FAQ Section - https://www.concordia-ny.edu/admission/undergraduate-admission/post-baccalureate-nursing to understand Nursing Admission Requirements.

 Q: Why Concordia’s Nursing Program?
A: Our classes are small and personal and you will learn from the best. Our most recent NCLEX pass rate is 100%.

Q: Can I apply to the program without some or all of the pre-requisites?
A: Yes, you can. Understand that all prerequisite grades must be completed and submitted prior to August 1st. Fully qualified candidates will be admitted in the order their packets are reviewed and approved.

Q: Can I take my prerequisites online?
A: Yes, you can, as long as the online course is accredited, has a lab component attached to the lecture, and is passed with a grade B or better.

Q: How long are the pre-requisite courses valid for?
A: Please note that pre-requisite course grades are only valid for 5 years. Any class grade that is beyond five years will have to be repeated with a grade of B or better.
 

Q: If I receive a B- in my lecture and a B+ in lab (or vice versa), will it qualify as a prerequisite grade?
A: No. You are required to obtain a grade B or better in both lecture and lab for every prerequisite course. However, if you take pre-requisite courses at Concordia College, you will only be required to obtain a C+ or better for them to be considered.
 

Q: What is a TEAS exam and is it part of the admission process?
A: The ATI TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) is designed specifically to assess a student's preparedness entering the health science fields. Candidates are required to take the TEAS exam and score level Proficient or better. You can choose a location and register for the TEAS at: https://atitesting.com/home. Kindly request for your scores to be sent to Concordia College New York. The TEAS must be completed within 12 months of the applicant’s proposed admission.
 

Q: How long is the program?
A: Each cohort begins every fall and lasts for 15 months (4 semesters).

Q: What do you earn after completion of the program?
A: Students earn a Bachelor of Science Degree.

Q: Is this a full-time program?
A: Yes, it is a full-time day program.

Q: What does a typical schedule look like?
A: Classes are normally held between 8 AM and 7 PM Monday through Friday, and may include Saturdays.  Please note that clinicals can be held outside of this time frame.

Q: Can I work part-time or full-time during the program?
A: This is an accelerated rigorous program requiring your full commitment. We strongly discourage you from working and pursuing this degree simultaneously.

Q: What is the tuition?

Cost of Attendance: 4-Semester Nursing Program 2019-2020*
Tuition $58,000

Nursing Laboratory Fee

LAPTOP FEE

$3,700 (includes parking permit)

$1,100 (required, one-time fee in first term; laptop and software are yours to keep)

Total $62,800

These numbers reflect the total direct costs (tuition and mandatory fees) that will be divided equally (excluding laptop fee) over each semester's bill. The Cost of Attendance (COA) used to determine your financial aid is an estimate of the costs to attend Concordia College for two "academic years": Fall/Spring and Summer/Fall. It includes the direct charges, as well as indirect costs not reflected on your bill, such as books and transportation. 

*Additional expenses such as books and medical supplies are not included above. Books and supplies will be approximately $1,000 (indirect cost) per semester. COA will also include a budget for room and board, not included above.

Q: Is financial aid available for this program?
You can avail financial aid in terms of loans. Unfortunately, we do not offer merit or other Concordia based scholarships for this program. Please complete FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to apply for financial aid.

Q: How do I send my transcripts to Concordia?
Have your institution mail your official transcripts directly to:
Concordia College  New York
Office of Admissions
171 White Plains Road
Bronxville, New York 10708

Visit our Office of Admission and drop off your official transcript (only accepted if your transcript is in an envelope sealed by the registrar).If the option is available to you, request for an electronic transcript.