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Admission Requirements

Pre-Nursing Admission Requirements

Pre-nursing students will meet the same requirements of general admission to Huntington University as outlined in the Academic Catalog.

To be admitted into HU's nursing program, a student must: 

  • Complete a minimum of 58 credit hours of required freshmen and sophomore courses with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Maintain a grade of “C” or better in each supporting course (BI 232/232L, BI 241/241L; BI 242/242L; CH 141/141L; EN 121; CO 215; MA 151; PY 111 and PY 230; and SO 111). Please note that all science and math courses may be repeated only once to obtain the required grade of "C" or above to be eligible for entry into the program
  • Achieve satisfactory completion of all sections of the Application to the Nursing Major
  • Achieve a satisfactory score on the Test of Essential Academic Skills™ (TEAS).
  • Prove their ability to perform the Essential Abilities
  • Complete a satisfactory interview with the Director of Nursing or designated faculty member
  • Complete a background check and a drug test 

In the event of equally-qualified candidates, priority will be given to students who:

  • Have a higher GPA and grades in supporting courses
  • Have higher scores in the TEAS™ Assessment
  • Submit the entire admission application packet earlier than the due date with consideration based on the order received. Packets must be submitted by March 31 to be considered for the following academic year, admission to the nursing program after this date will depend on available space.

Once admitted into the nursing program, it is recommended that students follow the suggested four-year schedule