St Joseph’s College of Nursing Admission Requirements

By | January 28, 2019

St Joseph’s College of Nursing Admission Requirements

Admission to St. Joseph’s College of Nursing is highly competitive and primarily based on academic achievements (high school and/or college grade point average), strength of curriculum, standardized test scores, personal statement, extracurricular, volunteer and/or work experience, and recommendations. 

All Applicants — Minimum Academic Requirements:

Applicants must have minimally earned the following to be considered for admission: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED/TASC)
  • Completion of and a passing grade in Algebra, Biology (Living Environment for recent high school students) and Chemistry at the high school or college level – New York State regents preferred
  • Rank in the upper half of high school graduating class
  • Competitive SAT and/or ACT score (only if a recent high school graduates or high school senior)

Applicants may choose to fulfill pre-requisites by successfully completing a similar high school or college-level course. 

The Office of Admissions reserves the right to waive prerequisite coursework upon review of the applicant’s file and/or transcripts. 

High School Applicants are strongly encouraged to complete 4 years of science and math coursework at the Regents level where applicable. 

Non-Traditional Applicants (not recent high school graduates) are evaluated on the aforementioned minimum academic requirements (with the exception of SAT/ACT scores), as well as evaluation of earned college credits.* 

*Applicants who must repeat college courses in order to achieve a grade of “C” (2.0) or higher are typically not considered competitive for admission. 

Important Dates for Application Submission:

Admission to St. Joseph’s is very competitive, therefore, it is important to be aware of dates for application submission. 

To apply online, click on “apply online” on our homepage or visit our “Application for Admission” page. 

Program Option Application Submission Enrollment Date 
Evening / Weekend September 1st July 
 ADDPN#November 1st July 
Weekday January 1st August 
 DDPN#February 1st August 

#ADDPN & DDPN = apply online to Le Moyne College; links on left side of our home page.

Interview – in order to complete the admission process, applicants may be required to complete an interview with a college representative.

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