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Year Founded:    •  2005  
Inaugural Class: •  May 2005 
First Graduation Class:  •  2007
   
Campus Locations:   •  St. Kitts
• U.S. and Canadian Partner Schools  
   
 Charter:  •  Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis
•  St. Christopher and Nevis Nurses and Midwives Council
   
Accreditations: 

•  St. Christopher and Nevis Accreditation Board of the Ministry of Education
      - Full accreditation of the BSN program received August 2010
•  U.S. Partner Schools
    - National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
    - Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
•  Canadian Partner Schools
    - Respective provincial College of Registered Nurses
    - Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN)

   
Program Offered:  

•  Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) Upper Division and Direct Entry

   
BSN Program: Upper Division

•  St. Kitts Campus
     - 3-4 semesters; upper division nursing theory and clinical nursing courses

•  U.S./Canadian Partner Schools
    - 2-3 semester; complete final year of BSN program, including nursing theory and practicum

 Direct Entry

 St. Kitts Campus

     4-6 semester

U.S./Canadian Partner Schools 2-3 semesters

Pre-requisite Courses for Admissions:

•  For the Upper Division Program, IUON requires applicants to complete specific general education and science courses with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 from accredited U.S. or Canadian schools and within the specified time frame established by IUON.  Students accepted into the Direct Entry Program may be eligible for advanced standing and can complete any remaining prerequisites to enter the Upper Division Program

   
Partner Schools:

  Bachelor Program Partner Schools
     - Colorado State University - Pueblo, Colorado
     - Louisiana College - Pineville, Louisiana
     - Morehead State University - Morehead, Kentucky   
     - Nipissing University - North Bay, Ontario, Canada 

   
To Apply:  IUON website - Apply Online
 
Enrollment Periods:    •  January
•  May
•  September   
   
Class Size: •  Approximately 30-50 students each enrollment period  

 
Financial Aid:  •  Federal Direct Student Loans, PLUS Loans, Institutional Loans, and scholarships

 
To Graduate:     •  Successful completion of all academic work
•  Good academic standing
•  Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5    
   
Degrees Granted: •  Degree from a fully accredited U.S. or Canadian partner school
•  Degree from IUON     
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