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Columbia College of Nursing admits students once each year starting in January.  Students are required to have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited nursing program.  In addition, applicants must possess a current unencumbered Wisconsin RN license, and they must have successfully completed a statistics course within the last 5 years.  For more information, contact our Admissions Specialist ( or 414-326-1797).

To be considered for admission to the MSN program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited nursing program (ACEN, NLNAC, or CCNE)
  2. A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale
  3. Successful completion of undergraduate inferential statistics course within the previous five years, with a grade of "B" or better. Alternatively, students who have not taken a statistics course will fulfill this requirement at CCON, during their first term in the MSN program.
  4. Unencumbered WI RN license