Transfer Admission Criteria
The Department of Nursing admits the majority of students as freshmen. Therefore, very few seats become available for transfer students. Admission for transfer students is very competitive; successful applicants often have 3.5 or higher GPA. Students who are currently East Stroudsburg University students are given preference for admission into the nursing program.
- Completion of 36 credits
- Over all GPA 3,5.
- Completion of Anatomy and Physiology I and II and related labs, Microbiology with lab, Statistics, and English Composition with grades of 3.0 or better in each course.
- Two letters of recommendation from professors
- Letter of intent as to why candidate wants to be a nurse.
- Interview with nursing faculty to be conducted after the review of submitted materials to the nursing department.
- All materials need to be submitted by Feb 1 for fall placement only.
Freshman Admission Criteria
- Consideration for admission is based on the following guidelines:
- High school rank in the 1/3
- SAT scores of 500 or better in math and 500 or better in verbal or a 22 composite score on the ACT.
- High School GPA 3.0 or better
- Completion of work equal to the standard high school college
- Preparation course with a minimum of 16 units, including
4 units of English, 2 units of Mathematics (one of which is
Algebra), and 2 units of Science with a related laboratory
Admission Criteria for Registered Nurses Interested in Obtaining a
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
Registered nurses must apply to the university as a transfer student
and must meet the following criteria:
- Minimum GPA 2.75
- Graduate from a National League of Nursing Accrediting
- Commission Program.
- Copy of current Pennsylvania nursing license
- Official transcripts from the school of nursing