School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Application Process / Admission Requirements

There are two applications needed to pursue a degree in nursing.

First, you must apply through the Office of Admissions. Once admitted, you will work with a pre-nursing advisor for program planning.

Second, each spring semester, the application for the BSN program is available on the IUE School of Nursing and Health Sciences’ website. Your application must be submitted online. You must submit a completed application by March 1.

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Students interested in applying:

  • You must be admitted through the IUE Office of Admissions.
  • Minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.7 (4.0 Scale) for all courses attempted.
  • Minimum Nursing GPA (NGPA) of 3.0.
  • Complete required general education coursework (listed below) or equivalent with a C or better. C- is not acceptable and is considered failing. You may have the option to repeat failed courses, provided that the course is passed with a "C" or better on the second attempt.
  • Adequate Math Skills required.

Minimum pre-requisite courses needed to apply:

Chemistry requirement

Students must complete at least two semesters of chemistry in high school with a grade C or better OR take any college level chemistry class (3 credits minimum, (e.g., CHEM-C 100 (3 cr), CHEM-C 101 (3 cr), CHEM-N 100 (4 cr), CHEM-C 105 (3 cr); lab is optional). Chemistry must be completed before Junior year.

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