Koç University School of Nursing was founded in 1999 as a result of the cooperation with John Hopkins University School of Nursing which is one of the best five schools in the world.
SON aims at educating nurses who are leader, use evidence-based knowledge, have critical thinking abilities, respectful to human rights and values, have the ability for lifelong learning, take charge in improving and preserving human health, treatment and rehabilitation with integrated approach, open to change, have the ability to express themselves in accordance with legal and ethical principles. SON transformed into a college starting from 2016-2017 Academic Year.
International accreditation process of our school is completed. KUSON became the first faculty in Turkey accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) which is one of the most prestigious accreditation commissions in nursing in United States of America.
KUSON provides an active, comfortable, and enjoyable education with its notable faculty members and modern building in Topkapı Health Sciences Campus which includes prospective technological equipment, modern service intellection, audio/visual equipped classrooms, conference rooms, simulation laboratories, computer laboratories, cafeteria, and resting areas. The Health Sciences Library in Topkapı Health Sciences Campus provides the most qualified, contemporary, and rich hard copy and digital sources in Turkey about nursing.
The club activities in SON support the social progress of our students. They can also benefit from the several cultural and social activities which take place in Koç University Rumelifeneri Campus.
SON provides an opportunity for clinical and field education to students in Vehbi Koç Foundation Healthcare institutions and other partner institutions. It is also important for us to give students the responsibility for being an innovative power source in health sector and for caring in accordance with the international standards.
After successfully completing the ELC (English Language Center) Program and four year education period, students deserve the nursing bachelor’s degree. Our graduates have opportunities to find jobs everywhere in Turkey and they can also work abroad with the help of their education. Our graduate students can continue their master or doctoral educations in/outside the country.