New admissions requirements: Interested applicants are encouraged to review the new admission requirements in the University Calendar and course plan to have all courses complete prior to the selection process. Only those courses completed with final grades prior to the selection will be considered. We encourage you to meet with an academic advisor to plan your courses by booking at appointment at www.kpu.ca/advising.
For full details about the new admission requirements, please visit the University Calendar:
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing: calendar.kpu.ca/programs-az/health/nursing/nursing-bsn
- Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing: calendar.kpu.ca/programs-az/health/psychiatric-nursing/psychiatric-nursing-bpn
Apply Online: Interested applicants can apply online at www.kpu.ca/apply to be considered for admission to their program of choice. Applicants looking to transfer courses to KPU from a recognized post-secondary institution will need to ensure they select “Yes” for a transfer credit assessment within the online application. Applications for admission will begin as follows:
|Program||Admission Intake/Program Start||Applications open|
|Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing||Summer (May) 2023||June 1, 2022|
|Bachelor of Science in Nursing||Fall (September) 2023||October 1, 2022|
|Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing||Fall (September) 2023||October 1, 2022|
|Bachelor of Science in Nursing||Spring (January) 2024||February, 1, 2023|
Applications may close early due to high demand so it is important to apply early.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is guided by the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) standards. To work as a registered nurse, graduates must meet the required competencies and standards set by the BCCNM. More information can be found at the following links: