Getting Started

Admission, Application, and Program Requirements:

 See GWC Catalog

Eligibility Requirements and Application Information:

  • Nursing applications are accepted once a year - Fall and Spring semester. Review the “Application Information” link for the application and detailed applicant requirements.

  • Admission into our program is based on Multi-Criteria Guidelines, a point-based system. 

Meeting the following criteria does not guarantee program admission.

  • Completion of prerequisite courses with a grade of “C” or better

    • ENG G100 - English Composition or equivalent (English AP score of 3 or higher)

    • PSYC G118 – Life Span Development

    • COMM G110 – Public Speaking

  • Completion of the three science prerequisite courses with a required minimum of 2.50 GPA. All science courses must be completed within the last 7 years.

    •  BIO G220 - Human Anatomy

    • BIO G225 - Human Physiology

    • BIO G210 - General Microbiology

We do not award points for courses “In Progress.”
Refer to the Multi-Criteria Guidelines under the “Admission Information” link to view the point categories

  • Pass the ATI TEAS Examination with a score of 62% or higher on your first attempt are eligible to apply.

    • If you do not receive a minimum score of 62%, you must wait 365 days from the date of your 1st attempt to retake the test. 


Course Evaluations

Questions on educational planning (SEP), course equivalencies and transcript evaluations

Admission Selection

The GWC Nursing program admission is Fall and Spring semesters. Admission is competitive and cohort size is limited. All interested applicants must submit a completed online application by the filing deadline with an official transcript, supporting documentation, and points verification based on the Multi-Criteria Guidelines.

Qualified applicants are ranked by total application points. Admission selection is based on the highest total application points received and the total available cohort space.  A limited number of Alternate Applicants are selected in the event of a cancellation.

All qualified applicants who are not selected for admission are highly encouraged to reapply during the next application filing period. 

The program does not maintain a waitlist.