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, based upon our Nursing Hallmarks: Integrity, Compassion, Leadership, Scholarship, Excellence in Practice and Service to Others. Jewell provides an individualized learning experience that prepares you 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 650 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:
- Traditional B.S.N. 3-year plan (FAQs)
- Traditional B.S.N. 4-year plan
- Transfer Nursing (Spring and Fall entry points)
- Accelerated Track Nursing 12-month track (May start) or 16-month track (January start)