Admission to the Lydia Green Nursing Program at SPU is highly competitive. Our most successful applicants demonstrate strong academic performance, excellent professional references, work or volunteer experience, strong communication and quantitative skills, and professionalism.
Applications will be made available online in mid-October and due in mid-January. Your application to the SPU Nursing Program includes a written application, references, and an in person interview in mid-February.
It is strongly recommended that all other general education coursework necessary for the bachelor of science degree be completed prior to beginning the Nursing program. In order to begin the program, the following prerequisite college-level courses must be completed:
At least four prerequisite courses must be completed at the time of application, and all prerequisite courses must be completed by the end of Spring Quarter of the year prior to beginning nursing courses. You may download a Microsoft Excel version of the prerequisite calculator which will assist you in figuring out if you have a qualifying cumulative GPA in the prerequisite courses.
What type of applicant am I?
High school seniors may be considered for direct admission.
SPU students are currently enrolled at SPU or have been enrolled at SPU within the past four quarters.
Transfer students have not been enrolled at SPU for the past four quarters.
Post-baccalaureate students hold a non-nursing bachelor’s degree.
Mid-program transfer students have recently completed at least one quarter or semester of clinical nursing coursework (beyond prerequisites) at another institution (bachelor’s degree level).
The School of Health Sciences offers Undergraduate Nursing Program Information Sessions each quarter, check our Events page for dates and times.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions about the nursing application.