Whether you are a current CUAA student or considering a transfer, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from CUAA will set you on the path for lifelong fulfilment and enjoyment in profession that truly gives back. Find out how you can become part of the CUAA School of Nursing.

Be part of something bigger. Undergraduate admittance requirements are designed to attract and retain only the finest future health care professionals. Apply today!

Pre-Nursing Students

Pre-nursing students currently enrolled at CUAA, who meet all of the following minimum admission requirements, are eligible to progress and be admitted to the program.

  • Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.75
  • Minimum overall GPA of >2.75 with >C in the following courses:
    • BIO181 Fuctional Anatomy & Physiology I
    • BIO182 Fuctional Anatomy & Physiology II
    • CHEM105 Elements of General and Biological Chemistry
    • BIO149 Microbiology
  • Minimum grade of C in MATH128 College Algebra (or waiver with a score of 4 or 5 on the AP Calculus Exam, or CLEP credits for College Algebra).
  • For ESL students, a language test score: TOEFL > 75 or IELTS > 6.5

The number of students accepted into the traditional undergraduate nursing program depends on available clinical space and the student’s ranking based on the criteria above. Currently enrolled students at CUAA who meet the admission requirements will be admitted before students not currently enrolled at CUAA.

Please note, this decision is contingent on maintaining eligibility upon completion of the spring semester. In addition, please provide proof of the following information by July 15 for fall semester admission and December 15 for spring semester admission:

  • CPR Certification — BLS for Healthcare Providers (preferably from the Amerian Heart Association). Other CPR certifications will not be accepted.
  • CNA Certification — Successful completion of the course and passage of the licensing exam.

Transfer Students

Students wishing to transfer into nursing at CUAA, must meet all of the following minimum admission requirements, to be eligible to be admitted to the program.

  • Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0
  • Minimum C in the following courses if taken at CUAA (Minimum B for the course to transfer from another institution):
    • BIO181 Fuctional Anatomy & Physiology I
    • BIO182 Fuctional Anatomy & Physiology II
    • CHEM105 Elements of General and Biological Chemistry
    • BIO149 Microbiology
  • Minimum grade of C in MATH128 College Algebra (or waiver with a score of 4 or 5 on the AP Calculus Exam, or CLEP credits for College Algebra).
  • For ESL students, a language test score: TOEFL > 75 or IELTS > 6.5

The number of transfer students accepted into the traditional undergraduate nursing program depends on available clinical space and the student’s ranking based on the criteria above.
Proof of the following information must be provided to CUAA by July 15 for fall semester admission and December 15 for spring semester admission:

  • CPR Certification — BLS for Healthcare Providers (preferably from the Amerian Heart Association). Other CPR certifications will not be accepted.
  • CNA Certification — Successful completion of the course and passage of the licensing exam.