Admission requirements are found in the University Catalog.
Watch the Nursing Information Session learn more about program requirements and the application process.
Please note: A valid drivers license and access to a reliable vehicle are required for the Nursing Major.
Additional information about some of the preadmission courses:
Please use the intended nursing worksheet to assist you in completing your admission requirements.
International Students and Non Native English Speakers
You are required to demonstrate English language proficiency if: (1) English is not your native language; and (2) you have lived in the US fewer than 8 years at the time of enrollment in the Department of Nursing Science (by the day of application). Test scores must be submitted to the Department of Nursing Science at the time of application. Minimum scores in the following exams are required to demonstrate English language proficiency:
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of at least 240 on the computerized version, 95 on the web version (iBT), or 586 on the paper version OR an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 7.
If you are transferring to St. Cloud State University and have completed an AA/BA/BS degree, the coursework that is required for acceptance into the Nursing program is as follows:
Depending on your previous degree, you may have already completed one or more of these courses, please refer to Transferology to confirm transfer coursework.
If you were admitted to/were enrolled in another nursing program and are interested in transferring to St. Cloud State University's Nursing Program, please see the Nursing Student Handbook for information on application and possible acceptance.
Sessions are offered periodically to introduce you to the Nursing program and offers information about: