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

Students in a simulated hospital setting

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

Advisor speaking to a nursing student

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

Faculty in a simulation room

Learn from exceptional faculty invested in student success.

News

Leaders from GVSU, Corewell Health celebrate inaugural cohort of scholars

Leaders from GVSU, Corewell Health celebrate inaugural cohort of scholars

One year ago, both institutions created unique program to combat nursing shortage.

Apr 10, 2023

KCON Graduate sets eyes on nursing career early with focus to help community

KCON Graduate sets eyes on nursing career early with focus to help community

When Alejandra Salinas was young, she did not see a lot of nurses who looked like her. During high school, she made a commitment to herself to pursue that career and help her Hispanic community.

Dec 6, 2022

KCON's Mike Stoll Receives Prestigious Outstanding Academic Advising and Student Services Award

KCON's Mike Stoll Receives Prestigious Outstanding Academic Advising and Student Services Award

Mike Stoll, Senior Academic Advisor in the Kirkhof College of Nursing, is the recipient of the 2022 Outstanding Academic Advising and Student Services Award from the Grand Valley State University Office of the Provost.

Apr 22, 2022

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Events

GVSU Kirkhof College of NursingTraditional (BSN) Program - Virtual Information Session

December 5, 2023 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Grand Valley’s baccalaureate nursing program focuses on evidence based nursing practice. Students are prepared to provide nursing interventions for individuals, families, and communities at a...

Kirkhof College of Nursing Recognition Ceremony - Fall Semester 2023

December 9, 2023 10:00 AM

The Kirkhof College of Nursing will celebrate our Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Second-degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing graduates during the Kirkhof College of Nursing Recognition Ceremony.  When: Saturday,...

GVSU Kirkhof College of Nursing Virtual RN-BSN Program Information Session

December 12, 2023 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

MAKE YOUR CAREER AND EDUCATIONAL GOALS A REALITY IN 2023 WITH A GRADUATE NURSING DEGREE FROM GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY. Join the GVSU Kirkhof College of Nursing for an interactive, virtual...

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Spotlights

The Importance of Nurses - a 16-year-old's journey to recovery Spotlight

The Importance of Nurses - a 16-year-old's journey to recovery

My name is Jill. I have worked for the Kirkhof College of Nursing at Grand Valley State University for almost 8 years. I did not know how important the nursing profession would be to me until September 6, 2022.

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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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