Unique benefits. Just for transfer students.
Transfer students at Mennonite College of Nursing’s Springfield location follow our Traditional BSN plan of study while being immersed in Memorial Health's hospital network. Students develop their skills inside a state-of-the-art simulation lab and receive clinical placements tied to coursework across five different hospital settings. MCN Springfield students will also have opportunities for paid employment as a student, additional clinicals and internships, full-time job placement following the completion of their degree, and scholarship money to assist them in their education.
For students who live in Springfield and surrounding communities, or are willing to relocate, you can save on transportation costs and living expenses by attending school close to home.
Our small cohort size ensures personal attention in classrooms and skills labs and allows students to build a supportive network of like-minded peers.
For Fall 2023, MCN is offering free $500 scholarships for up to 48 students who attend the Springfield location.
Students at the Springfield location can enhance their engagement with community projects, study abroad with our Transcultural Nursing program, and take part in the Leadership Academy.
Memorial Health offers students part-time work opportunities as a patient care technician. You can work as much or as little as you want. Additionally, students who complete the program are well prepared for work in the Memorial Health system and are actively pursued for full-time employment post-graduation.
Students will do their clinicals at select locations within one large teaching hospital system, which allows for mentorship from preceptors and working within one charting system so that students can stay focused on patient care.
The Nursing Simulation Lab is a state-of-the-art learning center where nursing students gain real-world experience in a controlled clinical setting. The Nursing Simulation Lab is equipped with an array of high and low fidelity patient simulators, an electronic medical record system, anatomical models, and realistic medical equipment to support student learning. Springfield students have the opportunity to learn in Memorial Learning Center. Check out photos of the simulation lab here.
ISU ranks 5th most affordable in the state of Illinois for BSN programs. To see current tuition rates and calculate your cost per semester, refer to our Tuition Rate Calculator.
MCN has a 96% NCLEX pass rate, soaring well above the state and national averages, and ranking 3rd for NCLEX pass rate in Illinois.
MCN’s faculty are full-time and focused on your success. Faculty encourage students to reach out anytime if they need support, and they maintain office hours for students to drop in and ask questions.
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