GFU Students

The Spring 2022 application cycle for General Admission Deadline is September 11, 2021, @ 2359. 

Students who have a cumulative 2.9 GPA in their nursing prerequisite science courses, a cumulative 2.9 GPA in their nursing prerequisite courses, and have repeated no more than one science and/or one general education (non-science) course are eligible. George Fox Students pursuing General Admit must fill out the Intent to Pursue Nursing form, upload a resume, and essay in (pdf format) to the General Admit: Spring 2022 Canvas page. 

You may use the Should I apply for Direct, General, or Transfer Admit? survey to help you determine what type of application you should fill out. 

Students that qualify for General Admit must fill out the Intent to Pursue Nursing - General Admit form and Transfer Students must fill out an application via NursingCAS. Click on the Transfer Student page for application-specific requirements and here to begin your NursingCAS application.

Running Start Applicants: Running Start students who complete at least one semester with a minimum of 12 credits at George Fox University will be considered for General Admission or may apply as transfer admits. Please contact the nursing office for instructions regarding your transfer courses.

Admission to the nursing program is competitive and meeting the admission criteria does not guarantee acceptance into the program. General Admit spaces are not guaranteed. Applicants will be offered admission based on a point system and space availability.

COVID & GFU Nursing
George Fox University is strongly encouraging students and employees to get a COVID-19 vaccination, but will not require vaccination. However, nursing clinical partners are requiring the COVID vaccine for all students and clinical instructors for clinical placement, without exception. 

Spring 2022 Application Cycle

Note: Due to curriculum changes, BIOL 367 and PSYC 310 (or equivalent) must be completed with a grade of C or higher by spring term 2021 to be eligible for enrollment.

General Admit Overview

Students who have a cumulative 2.9 GPA in their nursing prerequisite science courses, a cumulative 2.9 GPA in their nursing prerequisite courses, and have repeated no more than one science and/or one general education (non-science) course are eligible. George Fox Students pursuing General Admit must fill out the Intent to Pursue Nursing form, upload a resume, and essay in pdf format to the General Admit: Spring 2022 Canvas page by September 11, 2021. 

Waitlist

A waitlist is implemented when there are more qualified applicants than placement capacity for an incoming class. Applicants placed on the waitlist are notified both by mail and email. If positions become available to accommodate additional eligible students, the waitlist will be activated. Applicants are only on the waitlist for the year of application. 

Reapplication

All students reapplying to the College of Nursing must meet that application years admission criteria (cumulative grade point average and completion of prerequisite courses). Reapplication does not guarantee admission