- Olaf College takes a holistic approach to the field of nursing, incorporating the development of the whole individual, a devotion to lifelong learning, as well as service to others. St. Olaf nursing majors learn how to think critically and also philosophically concerning life, to develop ethical reasoning, as well as to understand how concepts from other fields apply to the well-being and care of patients.
- After 4-years of study in the St. Olaf Nursing Training program, students meet the criteria to complete the licensure exam for registered nurses offered by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing. Highly regarded by top nursing executives and also hospital administrators, Ole nurses, are well equipped for professional practice or graduate school, with a high percentage going on to receive advanced degrees.
- The Baccalaureate degree nursing training program at St. Olaf College is certified by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The nursing training program is endorsed by the Minnesota Board of Nursing.
About the school
- Olaf College is a residential, coeducational, 4-year, non-public liberal arts college in Northfield, Minnesota, United States Of America. It was established in 1874 by a group of Norwegian-American immigrant pastors and also farmers, led by Pastor Bernt Julius Muus.
- The institution is named after the King and the Patron Saint Olaf II of Norway as well as being connected with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
Total estimated cost of attendance is approximate $22,160
Following are the minimum requirements for BSN Nursing Program. Minimum admission standards include:
Students are encouraged to express an interest in the nursing major upon application for admission to St. Olaf College. Enrollment in the program is limited and admission is competitive; therefore, early consultation with the department chair is recommended. Interested students are assigned nursing faculty as academic advisors.
- Students intending to major in nursing at the time of application to the College may be considered for direct admission to the nursing program as a first-year student. Direct admission as a first-year student is limited, competitive, and conditional. Students seeking direct admission to the nursing program must complete an additional application to the program at the same time they submit an application to the College. The nursing application includes two additional essays and an interview. The application for direct admission to the nursing program is available at http://wp.stolaf.edu/nursing/files/2016/06/Application-Direct-Admission-Nursing-2016.jpg
- Students who did not apply or were not selected for first-year direct admission may apply for admission to the nursing major during the fall of the sophomore year. Application information is available at http://wp.stolaf.edu/nursing/files/2016/06/General-Application-Admission-Nursing-2016.jpg
- Conditional acceptance into the nursing major will become final if students meet the following criteria at the end of the sophomore year:
- Minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.85.
- Prerequisites must be taken for a letter grade, cumulative grade point average 2.70.
- Only one prerequisite course may be below C- and this course (or an alternate course approved by the Nursing Department chair) may be repeated once.
- A minimum grade of C- must be achieved in the repeated or substituted course.
- If a grade of C- is not achieved in the repeated or substituted course, the student may not continue in the major.
- If two or more prerequisite courses are below C-, the student may not continue in the major.
Address: 1520 St Olaf Ave, Northfield, MN 55057-1098, USA
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