Admission Process

The College of Nursing admits students to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program upon satisfactory completion of pre-nursing courses in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Highly qualified first-year students may be admitted as nursing majors through the College of Nursing's Early Admission Program.

The first step to apply for Early Admission to the College of Nursing is to apply for First-year students interested in nursing apply for admission to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and indicate an interest in nursing on the application.

Highly qualified first-year students may be admitted as nursing majors by applying for Early Decision Admission. Early Decision is a binding application process. The deadline to apply for consideration for Early Decision admission is January 1.

After all students who have been offered Early Decision Admission have made their decision, ALL students who meet the criteria and have submitted the Supplemental Application will be considered for Direct Admission for any available remaining seats, regardless of when their supplemental application was submitted. Students who earn admission via the Direct Admission process will have until May 1 to accept the offer of admission. Admission will be offered on a rolling basis and all applicants meeting requirements will be considered.