BSN - Freshman Program

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program offered by the School of Nursing & Healthcare Professions is designed to prepare graduates for general practice.

At the completion of the program, graduates are prepared to:

  • Synthesize concepts and theories from the liberal arts and sciences and professional studies as the foundation for nursing practice within an interdisciplinary, holistic, caring-healing framework.
  • Use clinical and critical reasoning and other ways of knowing as a basis for providing safe, ethical, and evidence-based client care.
  • Use effective communication and information literacy as a foundation for professional nursing practice and interdisciplinary collaboration.
  • Care for clients from diverse, multicultural, and evolving global environments within a holistic, caring-healing, evidence-based, ethical framework.
  • Demonstrate commitment to leadership and professional development, including health care policy advocacy, self-care management, reflective learning, and service to society.

Admission Requirements

Application Requirements

  • High School Transcript
  • SAT or ACT scores (1000 SAT  required; Math 450)
    • The school code for the College Board is 2089 to submit your SAT scores.
    • The ACT school code is 2712.
  • Two letters of recommendation (optional, but highly recommended)
  • Personal Statement
    • Students applying for the School of Nursing & Healthcare Professions must explain why they want to enter this profession and study nursing at The College of New Rochelle.

Freshman International Applicants

  • High School Transcript
  • Standardized Test scores — SAT or ACT
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal Statement
  • Certificate of Finances

At The College of New Rochelle nursing students in all programs are assigned to clinical rotations at some of the leading clinical agencies in the world. While students may have some opportunities to request available clinical sites during their 5 semesters of study, specific days, times, and locations cannot be guaranteed. Clinical rotations are scheduled Monday through Saturday with available clinical faculty. At present, there are no Sunday clinicals.