Applicants for admission to the pre-nursing program must meet the general admission requirements for admission to the University. For the first three semesters, a pre-nursing student receives instruction in general education and the basic physical and biological sciences.
Applicants for admission to the professional program, in addition to meeting the requirements for admission to the University, must fulfill the requirements of the pre-nursing curriculum. An applicant must possess a minimum, corrected cumulative grade point average of 2.8 in all required pre-nursing courses, and no grade of less than C will be accepted in any pre-nursing course.
Download and complete the Application for Admission to the Professional Nursing Program or obtain a form from:
School of Nursing
University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209-0460
Completed applications must be submitted to the Nursing office, room 124 Kitty DeGree Hall, by 4:00 pm on the first Monday of March for Fall Semester admission and the second Monday of September for Spring Semester admission. Application fee receipt and receipt for the Admission Exam must accompany the application.
After submitting the application, students will take the Admission Exam. Scores on this exam, together with student GPA, will be used to determine admission.
Students must demonstrate computer competence by either taking a computer course or taking the placement examination offered by the School of Nursing. Contact the School of Nursing for a schedule of placement exams.
Calculating your GPA for admission:
GPA Calculation Worksheet - This form may be used by students applying to the Traditional Program to calculate admission grade point average. It is for your personal use and is NOT to be turned in with your application.
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Updated: August 18, 2015