Purdue University Northwest is part of the internationally respected Purdue University system. It is an extension to Purdue's main campus in West Lafayette. The university has been nationally recognized by U.S. News & World Report. The faculty and staff remain engaged in prominent research, expressing the university's commitment to an experience-rich education.
Top Reasons to enroll:
- Complete your Bachelor’s in as few as 15 months
- MAGNET® recognized degree
- Competitive tuition rates with multiple start dates per year for all nursing courses
- Qualified faculty who are also certified in online instruction
- 100% online – flexible and convenient
Official Transcripts can be mailed to:
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Laswshe Hall, Room 130
Purdue University Calumet
2200 169th St Hammond, IN 46323
- The Higher Learning Commission - North Central Association (NCA)
- The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) – formerly known as the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission, Inc. (NLNAC)
- Indiana State Board of Nursing
- The Purdue University Northwest College of Nursing houses the Indiana Center for Evidence Based Practice
- A Collaborating Center of the Joanna Briggs Institute with emphasis on evidence-based practice and outcomes
Earn your RN to BS in Nursing online
The Bachelor of Science, Nursing program will help you develop leadership expertise and strengthen your skills in evidence-based nursing practice. This valuable skill set will give the confidence to meet the challenges of today’s healthcare work environment. You must have an RN license to begin the program.
As a graduate of the program, you will:
- Apply your leadership skills to provide continuity of care and continuous quality improvement in a safe environment
- Implement the principles of evidence-based nursing practice in provision of patient-centered care
- Use the nursing process to implement principles of patient-centered nursing care
Program Admission Requirements
- Licensure as a Registered Nurse
- Complete Purdue University Northwest Application and submit application fee and transcript review fee.
- Minimum GPA of 2.5/4.0.
- Graduated from a regionally accredited agency
- Successfully completed an associate degree or diploma program in nursing from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) – formerly known as the NLNAC (National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission).
- Completion of 62 semester credit hours of lower division courses, distributed as follows:
- 17 credits in approved science courses
- 12 credits in humanities and social sciences
- 3 credits in elective courses
- 30 credits in Nursing Courses
Students must have all lower division requirements completed prior to admission.