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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)


The School of Nursing (SON) provides students with experienced full-time faculty advisors who are ready to assist them throughout the nursing program. In addition, they receive guidance from a National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) coach who will help them prepare for their licensing exam.

SON encourages excellence in nursing practice through hands-on use of the Simulation and Integrated Learning Center (SILC). The health assessment lab mimics exam rooms found in outpatient offices for students to make full health assessments and physical exams allowing students practice what they learn in the classroom The high-fidelity simulation labs provide real scenarios brought to life in a safe learning environment for students to interact with patients across the lifespan. Additionally, practice rooms are available to students spend additional time honing their nursing skills.


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A top-ranked Nursing Program

To become a leader, choose a university that is a leader in nursing education. Saint Xavier University, the School of Nursing and all of it's programs are consistently recognized for their educational quality.

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master's degree program in nursing at Saint Xavier University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Because of the rigorous standards necessary to earn and maintain accredited status, CCNE-accredited nursing schools like SXU's School of Nursing give prospective students greater confidence in the education they will receive. Earning a nursing degree from a CCNE-accredited program will also assure employers of the value of your education.

Staying the Course

Saint Xavier University is in your corner every step of the way to educate for personal and professional growth. For an extra layer of support, SXU offers the Academic Success Coaching program for nursing students. Two full-time faculty members from the nursing program are available to meet with individual students to identify and address students' areas of opportunity. The academic success coaches offer expert insights regarding study strategies, test-taking techniques and identification of resources. In addition to one-on-one appointments, the academic success coaches offer workshops addressing frequently-identified areas of opportunity.

Program Requirements

For more information, please review the program requirements and course descriptions in the SXU Academic Catalog.

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