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Cornerstone University BSN

Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

Cornerstone University’s nursing program, accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), is designed to prepare students for a fulfilling career in healthcare. The program integrates the latest medical simulation technology and emphasizes both compassion and knowledge necessary for success in the nursing field. With a focus on preparing students for the NCLEX-RN®, the program ensures readiness for various healthcare settings, including emergency rooms, acute care, hospice, and medical missions.

As a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) student at Cornerstone, you’ll have the opportunity to complete clinicals at renowned health systems like Trinity Health and Corewell Health, providing hands-on training both inside and outside the classroom. The program’s commitment to bringing the love of Christ to those in need is reflected in its partnerships with hospitals in West Michigan.

The admission process considers college academic performance, personal and professional experience, and aptitude for high-quality patient care. The BSN program application should be submitted by January 5 for the spring semester and August 5 for the fall semester. Early admission through direct admission is available for qualified first-time freshmen, offering a guaranteed spot in the program.

The nursing program at Cornerstone is known for its immersive technology, including a nursing center completed in 2020 with patient simulation mannequins that respond to medical treatment. This technology enhances the learning experience by bridging the gap between classroom training and real-world patient interactions.

Clinical partnerships with various hospitals in West Michigan allow students to gain insights into real-world scenarios. The program’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is evident in its learning environment, curriculum, and faculty-student activities, fostering cultural competence for global citizenship.

Upon completion of the BSN program, students are well-prepared to take the NCLEX, becoming registered nurses or pursuing advanced education. The program’s values encompass a spiritually rich environment, academic excellence, rich resources, diversity, equity, inclusion, and a commitment to equitable healthcare.

Program Costs

For the academic year 2024-25, the undergraduate full-time on-campus costs at this institution are outlined as follows:

  1. Undergraduate Tuition (12-18 credits, fall and spring terms):
    • Cost: $22,000 per year
  2. Residence Hall:
    • Cost: $7,300 per year
  3. Meals (18 meal plan):
    • Cost: $4,600 per year

Program at a Glance

Program InformationDetails
Cost$33,900 per year (Tuition, Residence Hall, Meals)
AccreditationYes, the program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Location1001 E. Beltline Avenue, NE, Grand Rapids 49525
Phone(616) 222.1426
Email[email protected]
Job PlacementNo