Admission Criteria (RN-BSN)

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.

The following are requirements for admission to Advanced Placement for Registered Nurses:

  1. Declaration of articulation option
  2. Minimum GPA of 2.25
  3. Computer literacy Required Computer Skills.
  4. Current license as a registered nurse in Iowa. Individuals are currently licensed when licensed in another state and recognized for licensure in Iowa pursuant to the nurse licensure compact contained in Iowa Code chapter 152E.1. The office of Student Services will verify the status of each applicant's RN licensure.
  5. TOEFL or IELTS is required for students whose native language is not English.  (This requirement is waived for students who have successfully completed 12 credit hours or more of coursework in a regionally accredited institution of higher education.)