At Grand Valley State University, we believe nursing is not only a profession, it is a calling honored by exceptional learning experiences and partnerships beginning in education. We offer dedicated advising, convenient delivery formats, exceptional faculty, significant support resources, and rich learning experiences to help you build and expand a rewarding nursing career.

Why study nursing at Grand Valley State University?


Location

Grand Rapids Health Campus

Located in downtown Grand Rapids, the Kirkhof College of Nursing sits in the heart of the medical mile, surrounded by the leading hospitals and healthcare facilities in West Michigan. 

Leading Technology

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Students learn using state-of-the-art technology for teaching and learning in the Daniel and Pamella DeVos Center for Interprofessional Health on GVSU’s Health Campus in downtown Grand Rapids.

Individualized

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The Office of Student Services assists students through the program, providing advice and counsel. Academic advisors provide individual program plans, relevant clinical practicums, and advising for each nursing student.

Exceptional Faculty

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Learn from exceptional faculty invested in student success.

News

Our Fall Class of 2021 Graduates

Our Fall Class of 2021 Graduates

The fall Class of 2021 earned their nursing pins while celebrating with faculty, friends, and family at the Kirkhof College of Nursing Recognition Ceremony on Saturday, December 11.

Dec 17, 2021

Nursing students make virtual at-home visit using new technology in the DeVos Center for Interprofessional Health

Nursing students make virtual at-home visit using new technology in the DeVos Center for Interprofessional Health

Nursing students learned how to conduct an at-home safety assessment in the virtual reality technology room at the DeVos Center for Interprofessional Health.

Dec 1, 2021

Cheryl Borgman Nursing Student Assistance Fund Enables Nursing Students to Graduate

Cheryl Borgman Nursing Student Assistance Fund Enables Nursing Students to Graduate

The Cheryl Borgman Nursing Student Assistance Fund provides non-tuition emergency funding for GVSU Kirkhof College of Nursing (KCON) students facing unexpected financial challenges, enabling them to continue their nursing education. 

Nov 30, 2021

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Events

GVSU Virtual RN to BSN Program Information Session

January 25, 2022 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Make your career and educational goals a reality in 2022 with a nursing degree from Grand Valley State University. Join the GVSU Kirkhof College of Nursing for an interactive, virtual program information...

Virtual GVSU Transfer Student Welcome Event

January 25, 2022 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join us virtually for an opportunity to meet other transfer students and chat with GVSU Departments! Connect with staff from Academic Advising, Financial Aid, the Career Center, Veteran Affairs,...

Virtual GVSU Transfer Student Welcome Event

January 26, 2022 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join us virtually for an opportunity to meet other transfer students and chat with GVSU Departments! Connect with staff from Academic Advising, Financial Aid, the Career Center, Veteran Affairs,...

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The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Grand Valley State University’s Kirkhof College of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
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