Applicants must complete a Common Application which can be found on the Admissions website. The following criteria must be met in order to be considered for admissions into the Pre-licensure Nursing Program:
- Overall GPA of 3.0 or greater
- Overall GPA of 3.0 or greater in High School science courses
- Demonstration of math proficiency: courses in Algebra I, II and Geometry
- Average to strong writing skills (student essay)
- Professional reference
- Admissions will receive the Common Application
- Admissions will consult with the Department of Nursing on applications that reflect positive criminal history
- Internal transfer students will be given admission priority over external transfer students
Additional application materials
The Nursing Program requires additional application materials. These requirements are listed on the checklist available on Undergraduate Admissions’ Application Requirements & Instructions page.
Traditional students and working registered nurses will both benefit from a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Plymouth State University. In addition to advanced courses in diversity, reasoning and leadership, graduates are prepared for additional education for nurse practitioners and specialty practice areas as well as careers in nurse management
Students in both programs become part of a cohort, a group of students that move together as a unit for the final months of the program.
Additional program fees
Nursing students are required to pay additional fees. These fees are explained for each program below: