Admission Requirements

Spring 2022 Application Cycle opens July 15, 2021 and closes September 11, 2021

George Fox University students must fill out an application via Canvas. Please refer to the GFU Students page for more information.

All transfer students must complete an application in NursingCAS. Please refer to the Transfer Students page for more information. Go to NursingCAS.org to create an account and fill out an application.

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. 

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Admission Cycles

Spring 2022 Admission Cycle opens July 15, 2021

Fall 2022 Admission Cycle opens March 7, 2022


Direct Admit George Fox University Students

Spring 2022

George Fox students who have a total 3.0 GPA in their nursing prerequisite science courses, a total 3.0 GPA in their nursing prerequisite courses (first attempt; no repeats), and have completed the two most recent semesters at George Fox with at least 12 credits per semester will be admitted into the program. (based on space availability).

Fall 2022

George Fox students who have a total 3.0 GPA in their nursing prerequisite science courses, a total 3.0 GPA in their nursing prerequisite courses (first attempt; no repeats), and have completed the four most recent semesters at George Fox with at least 12 credits per semester will be admitted into the program (based on space availability). See the George Fox students page for more detailed information.

General Admit George Fox University Students

Spring 2022

George Fox students who do not meet the direct admit criteria may be eligible for the general admit selection process. Students who have a total 2.9 GPA in their nursing prerequisite science courses, a total 2.9 GPA in their nursing prerequisite courses, have repeated no more than one science and/or one nursing prerequisite (non-science) course, and have completed the two most recent semesters at GFU with at least 12 credits per semester are eligible. See the George Fox students page for more detailed information.

Fall 2022

George Fox students who do not meet direct admit criteria may be eligible for the general admit selection process. Students who have completed the most recent four semesters at GFU with at least 12 credits per semester, 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 nursing prerequisite (non-science) course are eligible. George Fox students pursuing General Admission must complete the Intent to Pursue Nursing and Additional Experience forms, upload a resume, and an essay (PDF format) to the General Admit: Fall 2022 Canvas page.

Running Start Students

Running Start students must complete at least two semesters (minimum of 12 credits per semester) at George Fox University before being considered for Direct Admission. Running start students with less than two semesters (minimum of 12 credits per semester) at George Fox University and no additional college credits will be considered for General Admission. If a Running Start Student has additional college credit (earned after graduation from high school), they will be considered a transfer student and must apply via NursingCAS.

Transfer Students

Students who have a total of 3.0 in their nursing prerequisite science courses and a total 3.0 GPA in their nursing prerequisite courses are eligible to apply to the College of Nursing. See the Transfer Admission page for specific completion dates for all prerequisite courses. Prior to acceptance into the College of Nursing, all applicants must apply to George Fox University.

Waitlist

A waitlist may be implemented when there are more qualified applicants than placement capacity. Applicants placed on the waitlist will be notified via email and mail of their status. If seats become available to accommodate additional eligible students, the waitlist will be activated. Applicants are on the waitlist for only one admission cycle.

Quick Links

Note: The prerequisite requirements for Fall 2022 admission have changed. Please review the Overview pages to ensure you have completed all the required courses.

General Resources

Questions?

nursing@georgefox.edu

503-554-2950

College of Nursing
George Fox University
414 N. Meridian St. #6273
Newberg, OR 97132