Admission Requirements

Spring 2022 Application Cycle will open 07/15/21 and will close 09/11/21

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. Click NursingCAS.org to create an account and fill out an application. 

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    Admission Cycles 

 

Spring 2022 Admission Cycle opens 07/15/2021
 
Fall 2022 Admission Cycle opens 03/07/2022

  

Direct Admit George Fox University Students

Spring 2022: GFU students that 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 GFU with at least 12 credits per semester will be admitted into the program. (based on space availability).

Fall 2022: GFU  students that 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 GFU with at least 12 credits per semester will be admitted into the program (based on space availability). See the GFU students page for more detailed information.

General Admit George Fox University Students

Spring 2022: GFU students that 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, and have repeated no more than one science and/or one nursing prerequisite (non-science) course are eligible., and have completed the two most recent semesters at GFU with at least 12 credits per semester are eligible. See the GFU 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

For more information contact:

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

503-554-2950

nursing@georgefox.edu