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 career. Our college is consistently recognized for outstanding teaching, scholarship, service and practice, and our baccalaureate degrees in nursing, master’s degree in nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at Grand Valley State University’s Kirkhof College of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education  

We are located in the Cook DeVos Center for Health Sciences building as part of Grand Valley's beautiful Health Campus in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan. 

Photo of KCON student with advisor

Our Office of Student Services is comprised of dedicated, knowledgeable and student-centered professionals who are prepared to advise students well before they begin the nursing program and afterwards. We are available to answer your questions, address your concerns, and provide you with the support you will need as you navigate the University, the admission process, and life as a nursing student.

Photo of KCON undergraduates at recognition ceremony

Students admitted into the Kirkhof College of Nursing may qualify for financial support through scholarships and graduate assistantships. Current students can log in to the "My Scholarships" page on the Financial Aid website to apply.  

Employees and student at KCON's nurse-managed GVSU Family Health Center

The GVSU Family Health Center is a nurse-managed academic health center operated by the Kirkhof College of Nursing at Grand Valley State University. We are committed to providing compassionate and quality care to our community including GVSU students, faculty and staff.