The school’s admissions committee considers each application individually. If you are a recent high school graduate, the committee’s decision will be influenced by recommendations from your high school principal, guidance counselor, teachers or other responsible citizens who are not relatives. If you are upgrading or changing careers, recommendations from your employer, community leaders, co-workers or other individuals who can assess your abilities will help you gain admission.
The School of Nursing does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual preference, marital status or handicapping condition.
All documents, transcripts and TEAS results must be received by May 15th each year to be considered for a September admission date.
Classes are enrolled once per year in September.
Applicants must meet the following requirements to qualify for admission.
Graduation from an accredited high school or successful completion of the high school equivalency examination.
Complete the ATI TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) examination. Test registration, payment & test date scheduling can be done at http://www.atitesting.com/. Tests are completed at the School of Nursing for our applicants.
Applicants must rank in the upper 50% of their graduating class and/or demonstrate strength in mathematics and the sciences.
Successful completion of the following required courses:
- English: 4 units
- Mathematics: 2 units including Algebra
- Social Studies: 2 units
- Chemistry: 1 unit, Non-Regents accepted
- Earth or General Science: 1 unit
- Biology: 1 unit
- Electives: 6 units
Transfer students must meet admission requirements to qualify for acceptance. If you are seeking to transfer into the School of Nursing, you must submit a transcript from each educational institution you have attended since high school along with a letter from the director of each school. To receive transfer credit for a course, your grade must be a “C” or better.