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Saint Anselm College offers one of the most selective and respected nursing programs in New England.Saint Anselm College offers one of the most selective and respected nursing programs in New England.

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Saint Anselm College offers one of the most selective and respected nursing programs in New England, preparing its graduates to join the fast evolving world of nursing as compassionate caregivers and leaders in their profession.

We prepare nurses of the future with a Bachelor of Science nursing curriculum that not only offers hands on experience, but develops critical thinking, ethical decision making and effective communication skills.

With its foundation in the liberal arts and sciences, the program offers a humanistic approach to patient care. It provides the latest in simulation technology, as well as clinical experiences and preceptorship at leading hospitals in the region and the country.

When students graduate they are prepared to provide quality care to patients across the lifespan and in all health care settings. They are also prepared to adapt to advances in technology and health care, as well as help lead those changes as their careers develop.

At the completion of the program, the College holds a special event where senior nursing majors receive their Saint Anselm College nurse's pin. The pinning ceremony celebrates the seniors' completion of the highly respected and rigorous nursing program. The pin symbolizes our nurses' preparedness to serve as a compassionate caregiver.

Saint Anselm has 85-90 seats in the freshmen nursing class and receives more than 600 applications per year.

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Contact Information

Maureen M. O'Reilly, Executive Director
Saint Anselm College
100 Saint Anselm Drive
Manchester, NH 03102
(603) 641-7080
moreilly@anselm.edu

Partnerships

Major Medical Centers, Community Hospitals, Outpatient Clinics, and Community Health Settings

Partnering with more than 40 hospitals and healthcare facilities in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, including Mass General Hospital and Children's Hospital in Boston, the nursing program allows students to gain experience in a variety of settings.

Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree in nursing at Saint Anselm College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

The baccalaureate in nursing degree program has full approval from the New Hampshire Board of Nursing.

Clinical Assignments

  • Clinical rotations begin sophomore year.
  • Students complete a clinical rotation in all specialty nursing courses including a 196 hour preceptorship during their senior year.
  • The student to instructor clinical ratio is 8:1 or less.
  • Students always participate in nursing lab prior to providing patient care in a clinical setting.
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