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Northern Collaborative Baccalaureate Nursing Program


Intake
  • Fall

Study Options
  • Work
    Experience
  • Location
    Prince George, Quesnel and Terrace
  • Campuses
    Prince George

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    Quesnel

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    City of Quesnel
  • Length
    Yrs 1 & 2 = CNC; Yrs 3 & 4 = UNBC
  • Tuition Estimate
    $3959 First Year, $6912 Second Year
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $2000 per year
  • Credential Granted
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • University Block Transfer
    • University Course Transfer

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Application Deadline Advice

Applications must be submitted by March 31 for September entry. Applications received after March 31 are considered late and will be processed as space permits.

Application Fee: $40

1) Program Admission Requirements

Academic (minimum grade in bracket)

1. Meet UNBC admission requirements.

2. Complete the following courses or equivalents with a minimum C+ (67%) in each course:

  • Foundations of Math 11 or Pre-Calculus 11 or Principles of Math 11
  • Chemistry 11
  • English 12

3. Biology 12 with a minimum B grade (73%) within five years prior to the semester of admission.

Non-Academic

  • Criminal Record Search
  • proof of CPR certification, level C 
Admission Advice

1. The Northern Collaborative Baccalaureate Nursing Program leads to UNBC’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN).

2. If English is not your first language, regardless of your citizenship or country of origin, you must meet English language proficiency requirement as per standard set by College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC):

One of:

  • BC Secondary School English 12 (or equivalent) = 70%
  • International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS) = CRNBC required score 
  • Canadian English Language Assessment for Burses (CALBAN) = CRNBC required score

        For CRNBC's required score, click here.

3. Admission is based on academic qualifications and available space.

4. Self-identified Aboriginal applicants who meet or exceed the minimum requirements for admission will be given priority for up to 20% of the seats in the program.

5. If you are accepted into the program, you will be sent documentation and information about health status and immunization policies


 

2) Institution Admission Requirements

Applicants also have to satisfy CNC's institution admission requirements as listed below.

English Language Requirements

Summary

Completion of English 12 or English 12 First Peoples (or equivalent) 

If your first language is not English, one of the following is required (minimum score):                 

  • A TOEFL score of 550 (PBT), 213 (CBT) or 80 (IBT)
  • An IELTS score of 6.0, with no band less than 5.5
  • Completion of Level 4 English for Academic Purposes at CNC

Verify with the institution directly

 

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

English Language Requirement - You must have proficiency in English at a level suitable for your desired program.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program (detailed in the program admission requirements section for CNC programs in Education Planner).

The following qualifications are normally accepted where Grade 12 or equivalent is needed as a requirement for admission:

  • graduation from a BC Secondary School; or
  • completion of a BC Adult Graduation Diploma; or
  • completion of the General Education Development (GED) tests; or
  • completion of the Adult Basic Education (ABE) Advanced Certificate
For more details on General Admission to CNC check here.

Out-of-Province

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program (detailed in the program admission requirements section for CNC programs in Education Planner).

The following qualifications are normally accepted where Grade 12 or equivalent is needed as a requirement for admission:

  • graduation from a BC Secondary School; or
  • completion of a BC Adult Graduation Diploma; or
  • completion of the General Education Development (GED) tests; or
  • completion of the Adult Basic Education (ABE) Advanced Certificate
For more details on General Admission to CNC check here.

BC Transfer Student

You must meet the academic requirements of your intended program (detailed in the program admission requirements section for CNC programs in Education Planner).

If you have completed courses at other post-secondary institutions, you may request these credits be transferred to CNC. An official transcript from each institution at which the courses were taken must accompany your transfer credit request.

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

You must meet the academic requirements of your intended program (detailed in the program admission requirements section for CNC programs in Education Planner).

If you have completed courses at other post-secondary institutions, you may request these credits be transferred to CNC. An official transcript from each institution at which the courses were taken must accompany your transfer credit request.

Mature Student

Details on Mature Student Admission can be found on the Admissions, Registration and Records web page.

International Student

Details on International Student Admission can be found on the Admissions, Registration and Records web page.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

Details on Special Admission can be found on the Admissions, Registration and Records web page.

How to Apply

Details on applying can be found on the Admissions, Registration and Records web page.

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