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Practical Nursing - Dip

Full program details & costs, with admission requirements. Discover your dream program.

Program facts

  • Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Annual tuition fee
    18,190 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 22,025 CAD

  • Language taught in
  • Start date
    September, May, January

Program Overview

What Sheridan College says about their program:
"Sheridan's four-semester Practical Nursing diploma program is approved (Category 1) by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO). When you graduate from this program, you'll be eligible to apply to take the Canadian Practical Nursing Registration Examination (CPNRE). When you’ve successfully completed the CPNRE, you’ll be issued a license to practice as a Registered Practical Nurse in Ontario. In this program, you’ll learn to: Help clients with nutrition, elimination, medication, safety, ambulation and hygiene. Chart patients’ progress and assess their conditions. Care for wounds, change dressings and give medication. Educate clients and promote health and wellbeing. Care for patients through all stages of a disease, including palliative care."

Admissions requirements

Undergraduate degrees

  • TOEFL iBT - 88 (No band below 21)
  • PTE - 58
  • IELTS - 6.5 (No band below 6.0)
  • Cambridge English Scale - 176

Undergraduate diplomas

  • TOEFL iBT - 80 (No band below 20)
  • IELTS - 6.0 (No band below 5.5)


  • IELTS - 6.5 (No band below 6.0)
  • TOEFL iBT - 88 (No band below 21)
  • PTE - 60 (No band below 57)
  • Cambridge English Scale - 176

The admission requirements are different for each Sheridan program. International applicants must meet the course equivalencies of the Canadian admission requirements.

Fees and funding

  • Undergraduate tuition - From CAD$17,987 - CAD$35,897 per year
  • Graduate tuition - From CAD$18,237 - CAD$32,905 per year

Bachelor Degree Entrance Scholarship

  • Amount - CAD$2,000
  • Requirements - Eligible students who are entering the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree programs. This scholarship is to recognize international students with high academic achievement who have obtained a GPA average of 75% and higher.

Post Graduate Certificate Bundle Scholarship

  • Amount

    CAD$1000 scholarship for 1st the first post-grad program starting in Sept 2021 and CAD$1000 Scholarship for the 2nd Program in May 2022.

  • Requirements

    An applicant must meet the admission requirements for both programs. In case an applicant meets the requirement for one program only, then the application will be considered for 1 program only, not the bundle.

Visa requirements for Sheridan College

Many international students will require a visa to study in Canada, and this is a vital step in your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

Canada student visa requirements