More College of Nursing Policies
Admission check list for the sophomore Nursing Sequence:
- Students are eligible to make application during the semester in which they anticipate completing, or have completed, 30 credit hours.
- Students must have a 2.750 cumulative GPA, and a
- 2.750 GPA in the required sciences (BSCI 20020, 20021, CHEM 10050, 10052, or CHEM 10054) to be eligible for admission.
- Students must earn a 2.000 (grade of C) in each of the prerequisite science courses (BSCI 20020, 20021, CHEM 10050, 10052, or CHEM 10054) to be eligible for admission.
- Two recommendations, either academic or professional, are also required for admission.
- The admission process is competitive; acceptance is never guaranteed. The Dean may review the students’ educational files to determine if adequate progression has been made.
- Transfer students can apply if they have completed 30 credit hours. In addition, students must have a 2.750 cumulative GPA in all coursework, and a 2.750 GPA in the required sciences (BSCI 20020, 20021, CHEM 10050, 10052, or CHEM 10054 – including a grade of 2.000 or better in each course).
- Transfer students who have successfully completed 12 or more hours at Kent State University will be evaluated on their cumulative Kent State GPA only along with the previously described admission criteria.
Associate degree nurses seeking admission:
- Students who are currently enrolled, or were previously enrolled in the associate degree of nursing (ADN) program at Kent State University, and are seeking admission into the B.S.N. program, will apply to the above criteria for the sophomore Nursing sequence.
- ADN students who meet criteria and are admitted and have successfully completed NRST 10001 will receive credit for NURS 20020 and NURS 10050. This credit is applicable only to associate degree students in the Kent State system.