School of Nursing and Health Sciences

General Admission

  1. Apply online or by calling the Indiana University East Office of Admissions.

    Transfer Students: If you have previously completed any college courses, the Office of Admissions will evaluate your college transcript(s). Before making an appointment with the Academic Advisor, make sure your academic transfer credits are posted. You may view your Academic Credit Report via your Onestart account. You will receive an email from the Office of Admissions directing you to: Onestart> Student Center >My Academics & Grades > View Academic Credit Report. (It is the students’ responsibility to report errors to the Office of Admissions, 765-973-8208).
  2. Once you have been admitted to IU East, please make an appointment with the pre-nursing advisor to review your credits and complete an individual program plan.
  3. If minimum eligibility requirements are met, students may apply to the School of Nursing and Health Sciences. Application Packets are available in January via this website. Applications are DUE MARCH 1.  Fall Admissions Only.

Application Process/Admission Requirements

See the application process/admission requirements.

BSN Application -  Apply Online

Admission to the nursing major is competitive. Applicants are divided into admissions categories A, B, or C. Priority for admission consideration will be given to all qualified applicants in Category A before considering qualified applicants from categories B and C.

Category A

Applicants who have completed more than 50% of their application credit hours at IU East or applicants who have a regional connection., i.e., live in one of the following counties: Wayne, Union, Fayette, Franklin, Rush, Henry, Randolph, and Darke and Preble (Ohio).

Category B

Applicants who have completed more than 50% of their application credit hours required at an Indiana University campus other than IU East and who do not have a regional connection.

Category C

Applicants for whom more than 50% of the credit hours required for application were earned at an institution other than Indiana University and/or those who do not have a regional connection.


For questions about your particular situation and requirements, please contact the Coordinator of Advising and Nursing Student Services, Nichole Mann, at 765-973-8353 or If you have already completed an ASN nursing program, please go to for additional information on your next steps.

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Thank you so much for your interest in IU East! Please feel free to contact us with any questions at or (765) 973-8208.
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