ADN Selective Admission Point System
Qualified applicants (those who have met all the admission criteria from the checklist) will be places in rank order based on the number of points received in the evaluation. Applicant’s points will be evaluated at the time of application only; point total will not be recalculated once the application is submitted.
Points will be awarded based on:
- GPA on a 4 point scale (example: A GPA of 3.25 is equivalent to 3.25 points). Maximum points = 4
- TEAS scores (scores valid for 5 years)
Exemplary = 4 points
Advanced = 3 points
Proficient = 2 points
- Prior academic achievement: Maximum points = 1.50
Written documentation required from employer validating work in one of the following areas: Certified Nursing Assistant for a minimum of 1 year = 0.50 points
Emergency Medical Technician Basic = 0.25 point
Paramedic = 0.75 point
Military corpsman/medic = 0.50 point
Completion of accredited Surgical Technology, Radiography, Medical Assistant, OT/PT, Respiratory, or Neurodiagnostic Technology Associate degree program certificate with national certification = 1.0 point
Associate Degree=0.50 point
Bachelor’s Degree or higher = 1 point
- Completion and grade in each of the core science coursed for the ADN program (BIO 175, 176 and 220). Maximum points = 2.25
Grade A = 0.75 point
Grade B = 0.50 point
Grade C = 0.25 point
- Previous application to the ADN program. Each application = 0.25 point Maximum points = 1.
Applicant with the same number of points will be selected at random for available seats. It is imperative for the applicant to maintain accurate contact information through the Office of Admission and Registration. If all seats are filled for the current admissions cycle, students who wish to re-apply must meet with a Nursing success coach to complete an application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to inform the success coach of any changes that could increase awarded points.