School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Admission Requirements

The final application deadline for the Richmond, Lawrenceburg, and Madison on-campus cohorts is August 1st. For deadlines for our online cohorts, please refer to

Registered nurses seeking admission ot the Indiana University School of Nursing and Health Sciences must apply to the campus which they wish to attend. A criminal background check must be submitted with the application. A valid Indiana Registered Nurse License is required for enrollment into the nursing courses. Current CPR certification and up-to-date immunizations are required upon enrollment in nursing major courses. Unless otherwise specified, all School of Nursing and Health Sciences policies pertinent to BSN program majors also apply to registered nurse undergraduate students.

Transfer Students

As a student transferring from an institution other than IU, you may call the Office of Admissions and request an application for admission to Indiana University East, or you may apply online. You must complete the application form and pay the $35 application fee. Contact your high school and any institutions of higher learning that you have attended to request that official transcript be sent to:

Office of Admissions
Indiana University East
2325 Chester Blvd.
Richmond, IN 47374

Once you have been admitted to IU East, the Office of Admissions will evaluate your college transcript. You will receive a "Credit Transfer Report" (CTR) from the Office of Admissions. At that time, please make an appointment with the pre-nursing advisor, Carla Ballenger to review your credits, complete an individual program plan, and register for appropriate courses.

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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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