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Post Baccalaureate Nursing


Concordia College has a long history of preparing individuals for careers in service. The Post Baccalaureate Nursing program, designed for individuals who hold a Bachelor’s degree in a discipline other than nursing, provides the opportunity to obtain a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in nursing in only 15 months.  We offer a sound educational foundation for practice, clinically competent, internationally known, award winning faculty with excellent teaching and mentoring skills, state-of-the art facilities, and a values-oriented environment.  

At Concordia, you will build on previous knowledge, education and experience as you earn a Bachelor’s degree in nursing. Professional nursing is a career for life. It is a choice made by people who want to make a difference every day. Concordia College is the right place to start making a difference in your life and the lives of others!


Admission Criteria

  • Completion of a college bachelor’s degree program with a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher
  • Completion of all the prerequisite courses with a Lab within the past 5 years with a minimum grade of C+ in each course: Chemistry (4 credits), Microbiology (4 credits), and Anatomy and Physiology I & II (8 credits).
  • TEAS Exam result at a minimum of Proficiency Level (see TEAS Exam section for policy on this exam).
  • Completed application, application fee, resume, and all college transcripts submitted.
  • Interview with member of the faculty of Division of Nursing (if requested).


Post Baccalaureate Nursing Program Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition and Expenses:

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is a 4-semester, 15-month program. Tuition for the program is $59,000, divided into four semesters of $14,750 each. Classes are held during the day, full-time.

Cost of Attendance: 4-Semester Nursing Program 2020-2021*

Tuition $59,000

Nursing Laboratory Fee


$3,800 (includes parking permit)

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

Total $63,900

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, or Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter. 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.

Financial Planning and the FAFSA

As you apply for admission to the College, you must also prepare your financial plan. In order to receive financial aid, you must complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).  Directions for completing the FAFSA can be found here.

For those who find it more convenient to pay on a monthly basis, Concordia offers a payment plan.  To learn more please visit Banner Self Service, or contact the Student Accounts Office for more information.

Congratulations, December 2020 Nursing Graduates of Cohort 12!

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