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 nursingcas.org 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. 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 as part of your application. An official transcript will be uploaded to your application once you complete the spring term.

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.

Application

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

Phone: 503-554-2950

Email: nursing@georgefox.edu

The Nursing application includes the following components: 

  • Personal Information
  • Education
  • Written Essay
  • References
  • Resume

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.

Education

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.

References

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

Resume

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

503-554-2950      nursing@georgefox.edu



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