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Bachelor of Science in Nursing [B.S.N]

 4 years
 full time
 joint program & on campus
 Course Based

Field of Study

$ 22,491 

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Program Description

  • Ryerson University offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing for a duration of 4 Years.
  • This program is offered as a Full-time 4-year program or Full time 5 year Co-op program
  • This program is a joint program and it has a co-op work option.
  • The fields of study in Nursing program are:
    • Leadership in Health Care Policy and Education
    • Health and Illness of Individuals and Communities
  • The program opens the door to advancement in research, academics, education, and policy, and gives students a rich, balanced education and prepares them to reach the next level in their careers.
    • It is consists of 5 required core courses, 2 fields of study courses, and 3 electives courses.  
    • The major courses of Nursing programs are:
      • Advanced Nursing Ethics and Health Policy
      • Inter-Professional Education and Collaboration
      • Leadership in Education and Nursing Informatics
      • Population Health and Health Promotion
      • Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods
    • The program provides unique opportunities for students along with their faculty to explore and integrate evidence in nursing and health care.
    • Students registered as full-time must enroll in a minimum of 2 courses per term and part-time students must register in a minimum of 1 course per term.
    • University offers small class sizes and Full-time students are required to complete the course-based option over 5 terms while part-time students have a maximum of 3 years.
    • The Research Faculty of the department provides an in-depth opportunity to develop real-life skills to expand the student's roles and enhance their career.
    • University provides internal funding includes scholarships, awards, and teaching assistant positions and external funding includes funding from nursing organizations, Ontario Graduate Scholarships, and the Ministry of Training. 
    • The Faculty of the department have received global recognition by winning awards like Teaching and Education Awards, Scholarly, Research, and Creative Activity Awards, etc.
    • Job opportunities after Bachelor of Science in Nursing are Pubic Health Nursing, Military Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing, etc and the average salary goes up to 69,057 USD.

    Program Highlights

    Degree Type Offered Bachelor
    Duration4 years
    Fees$ 87,884 for 4 years
    Delivery TypeFull Time
    Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Feb 01)
    Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL,PTE,MELAB
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    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program-specific requirements.
    • Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher pre-requisite grades and/or higher overall averages:
      • English/Anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred)
      • Advanced Functions (MHF4U)
      • Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U)
      • A minimum grade of 75% is required in the subject prerequisites and as an overall average.

    English Language proficiency:

    • Applicants from India, China, Vietnam, Philippines, and Pakistan should note that IELTS is the only proficiency score accepted by the Study Direct Stream (SDS) program.
    • Meeting the minimum English requirements does not guarantee admission. Students with higher English proficiency scores will receive priority in the admission assessment process.
    • Not all students will qualify for EAP-3106 in place of the required IELTS or TOEFL test scores.

    The submission of a GMAT score is 550 and the GRE score is not compulsory for this program. The GRE score is necessary for the better a chance of admission.

    The above requirements are the minimum requirements and do not guarantee admission. The admissions committee will consider all evidence in the file and decide. To know more about the requirem….Read More

    Required Document List

    Following are the required documents:

    • OUAC Application Form: Students have to fill and submit the online application form.
    • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work and/or volunteer experience.
    • Two academic or professional references: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.
    • Statement of Intent: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
    • Other bachelor's Degrees: Foundation courses will be required, exemptions are based on courses taken during an undergraduate degree.
    • Two Letter of Recommendation: Reference letters are a key component of the application package depending on the program student are applying for research and/or professional abilities.
    • Electronic Official transcripts: Submit copies of official transcripts from post-secondary institutions attended in PDF format.
    • Statement of Interest: Students have to fill their interesting research work area in the application form.
    • Interview: After the submission of your application, you will be contacted to complete an online video interview.

    Application Deadline

    Feb 01

    Scores Required

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    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
    Tuition fees$22491$22491$21451$21451

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Housing and food (on campus)$ 12,975
    Housing and food (off campus)$ 14,400


    Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

    Ranked #101/ 300

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    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
    VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
    Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
    BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
    Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
    Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
    (ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
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    VISA & Work Study


    • International students enrolled at a Designated Learning Institution (DLI) for programs that are more than six months in length are required to obtain a Study Visa. 
    • If students are traveling outside Canada will need either an Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) or a Valid Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) to re-enter Canada.
    • The Visa cost is 112 USD and valid for the length of the study program, plus an extra 90 days.
    • At the time of VISA application, students need to provide various documents:
      • Letter of Acceptance from the University
      • Proof of Financial Support
      • Medical Exam Certificate
      • Biometric (fingerprints and photo)
      • Valid Passport
      • Photograph

    Work Study

    Students with a valid Study Visa, enrolled full time are eligible to work on-campus and off-campus.


    • Students can work up to 15hours/week for 14 weeks in fall, 15hours/week for 13 weeks in winter and 35hours/week for 14 weeks in summer. 
    • Students get a minimum of $14/hour to $17/hour and no overtime is allowed.

    Off-Campus: Students may work up to 20 hours per week off-campus during a regular academic session.

    Co-op work visa: The co-op work visa allows international students to work full-time during academic sessions and will be issued for the same length as the student Study Visa.

    Full-time international students may work on or off-campus without a Work Visa if they meet all of the following conditions:

    • Possess a valid study Visa
    • Have already started to study in their program
    • Have a Social Insurance Number (SIN)
    • Have conditions on their study permit that confirms on and off-campus work eligibility
    • Are enrolled in a program that is more than 6-months in duration and leads to a degree or diploma

    Career and Placement after Course

    Placements after Nursing with annual average salary are:

    • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse
    • Physician’s Office Nurse 
    • Nurse Case Managers 
    • Military Nursing
    • Psychiatric Nursing
    • Nursing Informatics Specialist
    • Pubic Health Nursing

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