Application Requirements

Application for Admission Fall 2019
Opens December 17, 2018 and Closes April 24, 2019

The George Fox School of Nursing will be utilizing NursingCAS for application submission. Click to create an account and fill out an application.

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All Applicants: You will fill out a prerequisite form on NursingCAS as part of your application as well as submit official transcripts to NursingCAS. Applicants must order transcripts from all the colleges and/or universities attended. Any courses not taken at George Fox will be evaluated for equivalency to the prerequisite courses that are offered at George Fox. If you would like a full evaluation of your transfer courses, please complete the prerequisite evaluation request form.

George Fox University Student: You will fill out a prerequisite form on NursingCAS and must order an official transcripts as part of your application. Do not order your official transcripts until 4/15/18. You must select "hold for Spring grades" when ordering.

Transfer/Second-degree/Running Start Student: Before submitting an application to NursingCAS transfer students must have been granted admission to George Fox University.   All transfer courses must be completed by winter term prior to application submission.  Running Start students, contact the nursing office for specific instructions regarding your transfer courses.

Wait List: A wait list may be implemented when there are more qualified applicants than placement capacity. Applicants who are placed on the wait list will be notified by mail of their status. If positions become available to accommodate additional eligible students, the wait list will be activated. Applicants are on the wait list only for the year they make application.


Applications are only accepted through NursingCAS ( For questions about the nursing application, contact the nursing office.

Phone: 503-554-2950


The Nursing application includes the following components: 

  • Personal Information
  • Education (Transcripts)
  • Written Essay
  • References
  • Resume
  • HESI A 2

Personal Information

Provide current contact information, both local and permanent mailing addresses. If a change of address occurs between the time of applying and when the decisions are announced, it is the responsibility of the applicant to notify the nursing program administrative assistant of the change.


Official transcripts will be required to complete the application. GPAs will be calculated via NursingCAS. 

One Written Essay

Within the application there is a section for the applicant to submit a 300-word maximum essay, answering the following question: 

The general purpose of your statement is for you to provide information about yourself as well as to demonstrate your ability to express ideas clearly and logically in a grammatically correct format.


Two (2) References, one from each of the following:  

  • A college, university professor or employer (if not currently in school)
  • A person who knows the applicant’s aptitude for the nursing profession


A one (1) page resume detailing all volunteer & work experience


Each applicant must complete this  mandatory   entrance examination. For details on this exam, see admission requirements.


  For more information contact:

George Fox University
School of Nursing
414 N Meridian St #6273
Newberg OR 97132