Admission Requirements

Applicants to the undergraduate full-time nursing program (BS in Nursing) are evaluated by the Office of Undergraduate Admission.

Admission to Elms College, School of Nursing undergraduate nursing program is competitive. 

Candidates must have:

  • GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • SAT score of 1000 ( minimum of 500 Math and 500 Reading/Writing)

The following college preparatory credentials are requirements for nursing candidates
  •  English – 4 years
  •  Mathematics – 4 years (Algebra I, II, and Geometry, Pre-Calculus/Calculus/Statistics) with a   grade of B or  higher
  •  Natural Science – 4 years (2 with a laboratory including Chemistry. Anatomy and Physiology is also  preferred) with a grade of B or higher
  •  History or Social Science – 3 years
  •  Foreign Language – 2 years of same language 

Your passion for nursing won't be put on hold. The School of Nursing’s direct admission policy means you enter as a freshman nursing major and begin the required courses for the nursing program of study on your first day.

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