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How do I apply?

To apply to the Pre-Licensure Nursing Program visit the Admission site. Student interested in applying to the RN to BS in Nursing Program should visit the Online & Continuing Studies site.

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Is financial aid available?

Students attending at least half-time (6 credits per semester) are eligible to apply for federal financial aid. The Priority deadline for filing the FAFSA for financial aid consideration is March 1st.  Refer to http://www.plymouth.edu/office/financial-aid/

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What is the number of years allowed for program completion?

Students entering with no college credit and attending full-time will complete the program in 4 years.  They also have the option of attending part-time until their general education and prerequisites are completed and then they would attend full-time the last 4 terms. Students in the RN-BS  program should be able to complete the program in […]

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When and how will classes be offered? Will any classes be offered online?

General education and prerequisite courses are offered in a variety of formats including traditional daytime classes, evenings, or online.  Students interested in completing the prerequisites and general education courses through a combination of online, evening and daytime classes should apply through the Online and Continuing Education Studies at: https://www.plymouth.edu/online/ The nursing sequence will be offered […]

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Can students study part-time?

Students accepted into the nursing program may take prerequisite and general education courses on a part-time basis.  Pre-licensure students begin the nursing sequence in January of their junior year, after all general education, prerequisite and elective coursework is completed.  The nursing sequence is full-time and is completed in a cohort model in 4 consecutive semesters […]

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Are there any other program-related fees?

Prior to entering nursing (NR) courses, students are required to have proof of the following immunizations: Negative PPD (Tuberculin skin test) within 1 year of admission into the program/hire.  Positive PPD responders should have documentation of negative chest x-ray by a health care provider. 3 Hepatitis B vaccines, or documentation of Hepatitis B antibody, or […]

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What is the total cost of tuition per credit for full-time and part-time study (including mandatory fees)?

For current undergraduate costs please go to: http://www.plymouth.edu/office/student-account-services/tuition-and-fees/

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What are the admissions requirements?

Admission is competitive and based on academic qualifications, science background, and recommendations.  Associate degree R.N.s interested in the B.S. in Nursing Completion program must have a current, unencumbered NH registered nursing license.

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What is the total number of credits for the B.S. in Nursing?

The total number of credits for the B.S. is 120; 56 nursing credits for new students and 34 nursing credits for R.N.s in the B.S. in Nursing Completion program.

Contact Us

Nursing Department

Chair: Kathleen Patenaude, EdD, RN, CNE

Please contact:
Laurie Reed,
Administrative Assistant
Fax: 603.535.2117

Samuel Read Hall Building
9 a.m.–5 p.m., M,W,TH, F
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m, Tuesdays

Mailing Address
Plymouth State University
17 High Street
MSC #58
Plymouth, NH 03264

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