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F-1 International Student Programs at Beckfield College
Your Gateway to the World

Beckfield College offers a range of international programs to help you achieve your academic goals and global ambitions. We pride ourselves on our extensive network of partners worldwide, offering a diverse range of programs to suit every student’s needs and aspirations.


Our international programs are designed to help you:

  • Immerse yourself in a new culture and language
  • Gain global perspectives and knowledge
  • Develop new skills and work towards career goals
  • Make lifelong friends

No matter what your interests or budget, we have an international program that is right for you.

Beckfield College is authorized under Federal law to enroll F-1 students in the following programs

Bachelor Of Science in Nursing

Bachelor Of Science in Nursing


Associate Of Applied Science in Nursing

Associate Of Applied Science in Nursing


Associate Of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Associate Of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Beckfield College – Florence Campus

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We’re a community of over 650 students, and our alumni have found success in many career paths. We are a thriving community with a diverse student body. Our alumni have pursued successful careers in various fields. They serve essential roles at hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and companies locally and across the United States. At Beckfield College, we take pride in the achievements of our graduates as they continue to make significant contributions to their communities and respective industries.

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Beckfield College is less than 5 miles (around 8 kilometers) from the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG), so our incoming students enjoy easy accessibility. As a part of this dynamic region, our students can experience city life, historical sites, and nature. The vibrant region of the Cincinnati Metro Area is known for its lively cultural scene, including famous landmarks such as the Cincinnati Museum Center and beautiful parks that provide international students with a friendly and diverse environment.

Cincinnati Metro Area is already home to a diverse community of F-1 students, mainly through various institutions like the University of Cincinnati, promoting a multicultural environment conducive to global learning. The city is known for its friendly residents, affordability, and high quality of life, making it an excellent place for international students to study, live, and thrive.


Beckfield Student Experience 

  • Academic Advising
  • Tutoring
  • Cultural Understanding Training
  • F1 paperwork preparation and l-20s
  • Healthcare and Insurance Advising
  • Optional Housing or Housing Support
  • Helps our F1 students to get proper identification and registration for the NCLEX exam
  • Assistance in understanding appropriate academic procedures and communication
  • Career Services program to assist International Students in career planning and licensing

All F1 international students will be requested to participate in our Beckfield Student Experience to ensure that appropriate academic advising, student support services, and career planning are accessible. Students will be assigned to an Academic Advisor with whom they will meet at least twice quarterly to guide them through their degree program.


We Are Accredited

The Beckfield College Practical Nursing program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation, 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037, 202-909-2487.

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The Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs at Beckfield College are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.


Beckfield College is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools, 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 730, North Bethesda, Maryland 20852.


Beckfield College is approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing to offer the Associate of Applied Science, Practical Nursing, and 3-year Bachelor of Science, Nursing programs.

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The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program is approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Beckfield College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (


†Employment of registered nurses is projected to grow 6 percent from 2021 to 2031, as fast as the average for all occupations. (visited 9.15.22) Growth will occur for a number of reasons. Source:

Beckfield College makes no representation, promise, or guarantee that completion of this program either assures passage of any certification examination or acceptance by any state board. Prospective and current students, as well as graduates, are responsible for researching and understanding all examination, registration, or licensure requirements in any state in which they seek to become registered, licensed, or employed. Beckfield College does not guarantee employment or career advancement.

Beckfield College cannot guarantee a student’s eligibility either to take any exam or become certified, registered, or licensed. A student’s eligibility may depend on his or her work experience, completion of high school (or high school equivalency), not having a criminal record, meeting other licensure or certification requirements, or the program or School itself having appropriate accreditation or licensure.