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Post Baccalaureate Nursing

Concordia College has a long history of preparing individuals for careers in service. The Accelerated 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.  

Our students have a first-time NCLEX-RN pass rate that places it among the top five baccalaureate nursing programs in New York state. Concordia’s nursing students achieved a 2017 pass rate of over 96%, well above National (87%) and New York State (85%) averages.

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 Requirements:

  1. Completed application
  2. Application fee of $60 (non-refundable) Pay Your Application Fee Online
  3. Resume
  4. Official transcripts from all schools attended
  5. Must have completed or be in the process of completing all of the following pre-requisite courses within the past 5 years with a minimum grade of “B” in each course.  All prerequisite Science courses must include a laboratory component.
    • Chemistry: 4 credits
    • Anatomy and Physiology: 8 credits
    • Microbiology: 4 credits
  6. Must have completed or be in the process of completing a college bachelor's degree program with a 3.0 cum GPA or higher.
  7. Letter of Recommendation
  8. ATI TEAS Exam - TEAS Test Site Information

Once your application, application fee and transcripts have been submitted, qualified applicants will be notified about next steps in the process which includes an interview with a member of our Nursing Faculty. We are also here to assist on any questions you may have around the TEAS V Exam including dates and test locations.

Post Baccalaureate Nursing Program Tuition & Financial Aid

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is a 4-semester, 15-month program. Tuition for the program is $56,000, divided into four semesters of $14,000 each. Classes are held during the day, full-time.

Cost of Attendance: 4-Semester Nursing Program 2018-2019*

Tuition

$56,000

Nursing Laboratory Fee

$3,600 (includes parking permit)

Total

$59,600

The Cost of Attendance (COA) is an estimate of the costs to attend Concordia College for two "academic years": Fall/Spring and Summer/Fall.  This budget includes direct costs that are reflected on your bill such as tuition and mandatory fees, as well as indirect costs not reflected on your bill, such as books and transportation. Financial Aid award packages are based on the total direct and indirect costs as they appear on the Cost of Attendance.

*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.

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.