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Program Information

School:University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa
Faculty:Faculty of Health Sciences
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Description:The Bachelor of Science in Nursing is offered jointly with two Ottawa-area colleges in both official languages.

The program seeks to prepare the next generation of nurses to offer high quality nursing care and assume leadership roles within the health care system. It provides a solid theoretical foundation to enable you to engage with clients in activities that promote health, prevent illness and injury, and foster optimal recovery from or adaptation to illness or injury.
URL:Nursing at University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $42,941
Careers:Nursing Co-ordinators and SupervisorsHead Nurses and SupervisorsNurses (RNs)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*87 to 89
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English  or  Grade12 Français 
  •   Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
The Nursing program is offered at three different campuses. Admission averages vary by campus. Ottawa: High 80s Algonguin College (Woodroffe campus): Mid 80s Algonguin College (Pembroke campus): Low 80s. A minimum average of 65% is required for each prerequisite course. Past experience indicates that students with a strong background in biology, chemistry and physics have an increased rate of success.
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. C1] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or CanTEST [min. 4.5]

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 23, 2021