Apply by going to www.plymouth.edu/admissions. Students complete The Common Application plus additional materials specific to the nursing program. Students who want to complete many of their prerequisites and general education courses online or evenings should request status as a Frost Student for priority seating in these classes.
Students attending at least half-time (6 credits per semester) are eligible to apply for federal financial aid. The Priority deadline for filing the FAFSA for financial aid consideration is March 1st. Refer to http://www.plymouth.edu/office/financial-aid/nursing-financial-assistance/ .
Students entering with no college credit and attending full-time will complete the program in 4 years. They also have the option of attending part-time until their general education and prerequisites are completed and then they would attend full-time the last 4 terms. R.N.s in the B.S. Completion program should be able to complete the program [...]
General education and prerequisite courses are offered in a variety of formats including traditional daytime classes, evenings, or online. Students interested in completing the prerequisites and general education courses through a combination of online, evening and daytime classes should apply through the Frost School of Continuing and Professional Studies. The nursing sequence will be offered [...]
Students accepted into the nursing program may take prerequisite and general education courses on a part-time basis. Pre-R.N. students begin the nursing sequence in January after all general education, prerequisite and elective coursework is completed. The nursing sequence is full-time and is completed in a cohort model in 4 consecutive semesters (spring, summer, fall, and [...]
Nursing students will be responsible for their own uniforms, vaccinations, transportation to and from clinical sites. Immunization records with all vaccinations and boosters must be up-to-date. Students must have: Negative PPD (Tuberculin skin test) within 1 year of admission into the program/hire. Positive PPD responders should have documentation of negative chest x-ray by a health [...]
Currently our 2010-11 cost of tuition and fees (excluding room & board) is $9,906 for full-time NH State residents and $18,076 for full-time nonresidents per year. The per credit rate for part-time students is $417 for NH State residents and $757 for non-residents. There may be some modest additional fees for orientation, labs, supplies, etc.
Yes, we offer CLEP and DSST (Dantes) for some general education and prerequisite courses by appointment. These credits are considered transfer so would be included in the total of 90.
Admission is competitive and based on academic qualifications, science background, and recommendations. Associate degree R.N.s interested in the B.S. in Nursing Completion program must have a current, unencumbered NH registered nursing license.
90 credits in transfer from regionally accredited institutions is the maximum allowable.
Mary Taylor House
8 a.m.–4 p.m., M–F
(Laurie Reed, Administrative Assistant)
17 High Street
Plymouth, NH 03264
Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education scheduled accreditation visit to PSU School of Nursing: comments solicited
Private Scholarships: Private foundations, civic organizations and others are a great resource for additional scholarship monies.