Traditional BSN - Grand Rapids

Traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree - Grand Rapids

For students in west Michigan, University of Detroit Mercy offers a direct-admit, four-year BSN program through a partnership with Aquinas College in Grand Rapids.

Direct admission means you'll enter college knowing you're a Nursing student. Your core curriculum courses are taken with Aquinas College faculty; all nursing courses will be taught by Detroit Mercy Nursing faculty.  Clinical experiences are at Mercy Health St. Mary's and other sites in the Grand Rapids area. Your BSN degree will be granted by University of Detroit Mercy.

Grand Rapids track BSN students also enjoy the option of campus living at Aquinas College.

(Looking to study in Detroit? Check out our Traditional BSN - Detroit)


Find out what it means to get your BSN from Detroit Mercy on the BSN Outcomes page.

Sample Program Plan

Get an idea of the curriculum with a Sample Grand Rapids BSN Program Plan (PDF).

What Our Students Say

  • "I am in my last semester of nursing school. As I apply for jobs and look to the future, I am confident I have been equipped with the skills and knowledge to be a great nurse, thanks to University of Detroit Mercy and Aquinas!" – Elizabeth Hathaway '18

  • "The professors sincerely give you the time and attention needed for you to become a confident and well rounded nurse. They want you to succeed just as much as you do." – Peter Assenmacher '19