Admission Requirements (Traditional BSN)
The Traditional BSN option begins each year in the fall and spring. Review of complete applicant files begins after each priority deadline. The admission process requires six to eight weeks.
Fall: February 1
Spring: June 1
High School Applicants
(EAGER - Exceptional Applicant Guaranteed Early Enrollment)
Applicants may only apply to a spring term
EAGER requirements allow outstanding high school students to request admission to Allen College. Upon admission, enrollment is guaranteed for a specified spring term. All admission criteria must be maintained, including satisfactory completion of required general education courses and Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) state certification prior to beginning coursework at Allen College.
- EAGER applicants must meet at least two of the following three criteria:
- ACT composite score of 25 or above or another equivalent standardized college entrance test score
- Minimum cumulative high school grade point average of 3.8 on a 4.0 scale
- High school rank in the upper 20% of their graduating class
Transfer applicants must have a minimum of 25 earned semester hours of college credit, including a minimum of six semester hours of required natural science coursework, prior to admission review.
Prior to beginning coursework at Allen College, all admission criteria must be maintained, including satisfactory completion of required general education courses and Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) state certification.
Before your application is reviewed, a letter of administrative and academic good standing is required from every previous nursing program attended.
Applicants whose first language is not English must prove English proficiency prior to admission review. Visit http://www.allencollege.edu/future-students-international-student-admission.aspx for details.
Allen College uses a holistic admission review. The process balances academic achievement, work experience, extra-curricular involvement, leadership, community service, diversity, as well as, other applicable life experiences.
Please note: Meeting admission criteria does not guarantee admission into the program.
Allen College uses a competitive admission review. The top applicants are accepted each term.