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Nursing: Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree

  • Fall

Study Options
  • Work
  • Location
    Kamloops Campus, Williams Lake (first two years)
  • Campuses


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    Williams Lake


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    Williams Lake BC - Official Website
  • Length
    Four Years
  • Tuition Estimate
    $5796 First Year
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $2150 First Year
  • Credential Granted
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • University Course Transfer

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Application Deadline Advice

Application for admission must be submitted by: January 31 (Kamloops) and March 31 (Williams Lake)

Note: completed applications which are received before the application deadline may be considered for early review.

The supporting document deadline, including high school and post-secondary transcripts, is the same date as the application deadline or within 10 days of submission of the application or whichever is later.

Application Fee: $29.25

1) Program Admission Requirements

Academic (minimum grade needed in bracket)

1. One of:

  • high school graduation or equivalent
  • mature student status (be at least 19 years old and out of school for at least two years)

2. English

One of:

  • English 12 (73% grade in last five years)
  • English 12 First Peoples (73% grade in last five years)
  • Language Proficiency Index (LPI) test (level 5 on composition with at least 70% on all other categories in last two years)
  • ENGL 0600 (C+)
  • ESAL 0570 and 0580 (C+)
  • TRU English Assessment
  • equivalent course

3. Math

One of:

  • Foundations of Math 12 (67%)
  • Pre-Calculus 12 (67%)
  • MATH 0610 (67%)
  • equivalent course

4. Chemistry

One of:

  • Chemistry 11 (67%)
  • CHEM 0500 (67%)
  • equivalent course

5. Biology

One of:

  • Biology 12 (67%)
  • BIOL 0600 (67%)
  • equivalent course

6. Other Grade 11/12 Science Course

  • one Grade 11 or 12 Science course* or equivalent (67%)

Note: TRU's BIOL 0500, CHEM 0600, PHYS 0500 or 0600 and SINC 0500 (Foundations of Science) also meets this requirement.


1. A two page letter of introduction

2. Provide the following after acceptance:

  • immunization schedule
  • Canadian citizenship or landed immigrant status
  • CPR Level C Certificate
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • College of Registered Nurses of BC (CRNBC) - Self Assessment of Requisite Knowledge
  • Criminal Record Check  

Admission Advice

A selective admission process is used to determine admission.


2) Institution Admission Requirements

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

English Language Requirements


For students whose first language is not English and wish to enter academic programs without attending ESL courses, you must provide one of the following (minimum scores):

  • A TOEFL score of 88 (internet based) with no section below 20 or 570 (paper based) with a 4.5 on the test of written English
  • An IELTS score of 6.5 with no bands below a 6
  • A Language Proficiency Index score of Level 6
  • A MELAB score of 81
  • A CanTEST score of 4.5 with no component below a 4
  • A CAEL score of 70 with no subset below 60

Verify with the institution directly

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

English Language Skills - You must have adequate English language skills to participate in your intended program of study.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program. To qualify for admission to the Bachelor of Business/Arts/Science degree program you will need to have completed BC Grade 12 (or equivalent).



You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program. To qualify for admission to the Bachelor of Business/Arts/Science degree program you will need to have completed BC Grade 12 (or equivalent).


BC Transfer Student

For details on Transfer Credit check here.

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

For details on Transfer Credit check here.

Mature Student

If you do not meet the admission requirements for your intended program it's possible to gain entry through mature student status. To be classified as a mature student you must be at least 19 years old and have been out of school for at least two years. In such cases the grade level requirement (eg -Grade 10, Grade 12) will be waived however individual course prerequisites must still be met (eg-English 10, English 12).

Special Note: It's possible to make up course prerequisites for your intended program through TRU.


International Student

For details on International Student Admission check here.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

TRU may establish categories for Special Admission where it is judged that previous training and/or work experience is adequate to provide a potential for success in the program. Contact a TRU advisor for more details.

How to Apply

For details on How to Apply check here.

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