It is recommended that applicants to the traditional four-year B.S.N. program have taken high school biology and chemistry.
Admission is competitive. Nursing applicants are strongly encouraged to submit the application and supporting documents before the following deadlines to ensure enough time for review, processing, and the arrival of any additional materials:
Spring 2014 admission
- First Review Deadline: September 27, 2013
- Second Review Deadline: November 15, 2013
*A contingency review may be added upon space availability.
A complete application consists of the following:
- the application itself with a $40 application fee
- official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
- one letter of recommendation
- the ATI-TEAS test results or waiver
Accelerated Second-Degree Program Applicants
The following courses or their equivalents must be completed prior to starting the accelerated B.S.N. program (Note: The four natural science courses must have been completed within 10 years prior to application.)
- Anatomy & Physiology I with lab
- Anatomy & Physiology II with lab
- Microbiology with lab
- General Psychology
Upon notification of acceptance, all accepted students must submit a $100 enrollment deposit and register for classes during the first available transfer orientation session. Pertinent information will be included in the student's acceptance packet.
Transfer Students and Accelerated Second-Degree B.S.N. Program Applicants
In addition to the above requirements, these applicants must include a competitive score on the Assessment Technologies Institute Test of Essential Academic Skills (ATI-TEAS, Version V BSN). Students who either hold a current RN license or have received a bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university with a GPA of 2.8 or higher may be exempted from this requirement.The submission of a personal statement is also strongly recommended for those applying for the Accelerated Second-Degree B.S.N. program.