A direct-entry nursing program in a liberal arts setting will give you many advantages in the healthcare field, including analytical and ethical decision-making skills.Apply Now
We emphasize mind, body and spirit, both in the classroom and in life. Jewell provides an individualized learning experience that prepares your with the critical thinking skills you need to be a successful nurse leader. What's more, you can enjoy all Jewell has to offer outside of nursing: excel as a student-athlete, join a fraternity or sorority, participate in choir or band, volunteer at an AIDS clinic in Kenya, organize a campus service project or attend free concerts through the Harriman-Jewell performing arts series.
A Distinctive Experience
You will begin clinicals the second semester of your sophomore year with a 6:1 student-faculty ratio and professors who are experienced practitioners. With over 800 hours of clinical and laboratory learning and a focus on the whole person, you will gain an advantage in understanding the complexities of your patients. With professors who emphasize excellent nursing skills, critical thinking and leadership, and a focus on accountability of the individual learner, Jewell graduates consistently score above the national pass rate on nursing licensing exams. We also offer a three-year degree program for those who want a quicker start on their careers.
Choose Your Own Speed
There are multiple tracks for future nurses to choose from: