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If you are interested in learning more about this program, please contact Dr. Mary Dahl Maher for application materials.


Please contact:
Dr. Mary Dahl Maher
Assistant Professor in Nursing
Phone: (585) 389-2711
Office: Smyth Hall 283C


Laurea University of Applied Sciences is located in Vantaa, Finland. Laurea produces new competences in the field of service innovations and carries out professionally orientated education and research and development activities by following the Learning by Developing (LbD) operational model. 

While studying at Laurea, students are offered all the benefits of a large university of applied sciences, with modern facilities and tools, and unique instructional approaches.  Laurea boasts of a strong international education program, with some international students completing whole degree programs.

Laurea University of Applied Sciences has approximately 8,000 students in 7 study locations operating in the Greater Helsinki Region.  The largest fields of study at Laurea are Social Sciences, Business and Administration as well as Social Services, Health and Sports.  Laurea offers 16 Bachelor’s degree programs out of which 7 are delivered in English. Laurea also offers Master’s level degree programs 2 of which are delivered in English.  The Bachelor of Health Care in Nursing Program is offered through Nazareth College.

Program Details

Application Deadlines


Costs and Financial Aid

Students pay Nazareth College tuition and retain their full Nazareth financial aid packages (excluding work study and room grants).

Living Accommodations

Students are responsible for arranging and paying for room and board, however, Laurea University actively assists students in finding home placements. They may choose to live in private rental accommodations near their campus; utilities and food are not included.

Travel Visa and Other Documents

Once you have been accepted to the program, Laurea University will contact you with visa application procedures.

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