Admission Requirements

Application for Admission Fall 2020

Opens December 17, 2019 and Closes April 24, 2020 

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: The application will open December 17, 2019 at 8:00 am and close April 24, 2020 at 12:00 am. Applications received after this deadline may not be considered for enrollment. You must fill out a prerequisite form 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 George Fox prerequisite courses. If you would like a full evaluation of your transfer courses, please complete the prerequisite evaluation request form

George Fox University Students: You must fill out a prerequisite form on NursingCAS and order an official transcript as part of your application. Do not order your official transcripts until 4/15/20. You must select "hold for Spring grades" when ordering. Please refer to Admission Requirements page for more detailed instructions.

Transfer Students: Transfer courses must be completed by winter term prior to application submission. Students enrolled in Spring term prerequisite courses may qualify for provisional admission (if space available). Prior to acceptance into the School of Nursing all applicants must apply for admission to George Fox University. Please refer to the Transfer Students page for more detailed instructions.

Running Start students: Please 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 via email and 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 for only one year, the year they apply.


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

Personal Information

Provide current contact information, both local and permanent mailing addresses. If an address change occurs between application submission and acceptance decisions, it is the responsibility of the applicant to notify the nursing program administrative assistant of the change.


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

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 rigors of nursing school 


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


For more information contact:

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