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Admission Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Generic Four Year Track

All applicants are reminded that completion of pre-nursing requirements does not automatically ensure admission to the upper division.

Admission Criteria to Pre-Nursing:

  • Overall GPA of 2.8 or higher. Having a GPA below 2.8 will not prevent a student from declaring pre-nursing in a future term, but the student must first raise his or her GPA to at least 2.8 before being eligible to declare pre-nursing as a major.

Admission Criteria to Upper Division:

  • Submission of completed application to Nursing Department
  • Successful completion of all required prerequisite courses with a grade of C or better.
  • Overall GPA of 2.75 or higher and a Math/Science GPA of 2.8 or higher.
  • A passing score on the Kaplan Nursing Entrance Exam.
  • Required health screens and immunizations.
  • Clear criminal background check and drug screens.
  • Submission of writing sample.
  • Interview with the Admission, Progression, and Retention Committee.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing - RN-BSN Track

All applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Admission to Fayetteville State University.
  2. Applications are accepted July 1 for August admission and November 15 for January admission. 
  3. Active and unencumbered RN license. 
  4. Evidence of an earned Associates Degree in Nursing or a Hospital Diploma in Nursing from an accredited program.
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