GFU Students

The Spring 2021 application cycle deadline for all applicants is September 11, 2020 @ 2359. 

GFU pre-nursing majors must submit an Intent to Pursue Nursing form to be considered for the current application cycle. The forms are located in FoxTALE in the Spring 2021: Admission Cycle page (if you do not see this course, notify the nursing office nursing@georgefox.edu).

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 Direct Admit must fill out the Intent to Pursue Nursing - Direct Admit form. 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.

Spring 2021 Application Cycle

Note: Due to curriculum changes, BIOL 367 (or equivalent) must be completed with a grade of C or higher by fall 2020 to be eligible for spring 2021 enrollment and beyond.

General Admit Overview

George Fox students who do not meet direct admit criteria may be eligible for the general admit selection process. 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 Spring 2021: Admission Cycle FoxTALE course page by September 11, 2020 @ 11:59 pm. Click on the links below to view all requirements.

Spring 2021: General Admit Overview
Spring 2021: General Admit GPA Worksheet
Spring 2021: General Admit Rubric 

Fall 2021 Application Cycle

Direct Admit Overview

Students who have completed the most recent two semesters (fall and spring) at GFU with at least 12 credits per semester, have maintained a 3.0 cumulative GPA in their nursing prerequisite science courses and nursing prerequisite courses and have zero retakes of any prerequisite courses, will qualify for Direct Admission to the College of Nursing. Students must declare their intentions for Direct Admit by filling out the Intent to Pursue Nursing form that is in the Fall 2021 Admission Cycle course in FoxTALE by May 7, 2021. Failure to do so may result in not being evaluated for the current admission cycle. Click on the links below to view all requirements.

General Admit Overview

George Fox students who do not meet direct admit criteria may be eligible for the general admit selection process. 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 Fall 2021 Admission Cycle FoxTALE course by May 7, 2021.

Fall 2021: Direct Admit Overview
Fall 2021: Direct Admit GPA Worksheet
Fall 2021: General Admit Overview
Fall 2021: General Admit GPA Worksheet
Fall 2021: General Admit Rubric 

Spring 2022 Application Cycle

General Admit Overview

George Fox students who do not meet direct admit criteria may be eligible for the general admit selection process. 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 Spring 2022 Admission Cycle FoxTALE course by September 10, 2021. 

Spring 2022: General Admit Overview
Spring 2022: General Admit GPA Worksheet
Spring 2022: General Admit Rubric 

Wait List

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