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Nursing Program Admission Requirements

Academic Requirements:

  • Receive a cumulative high school GPA of a 3.0 or higher
  • Receive an ACT composite score of a 20 or a combined SAT sub score of a 1030 (Critical Reading and Math)
  • Graduate from an accredited high school or home school

Pre-Nursing Requirements:

  • Students who do not meet the above direct-admit criteria for the Nursing Program, but are accepted into Walsh University, are placed within our Pre-Nursing Program
  • Pre-Nursing students who do plan on enrolling at Walsh, will need to complete our Pre-Nursing Chemistry Placement Exam before attending one of our Summer Cavalier Connection Orientations

All students who are admitted to Walsh as a Direct-Admit Nursing major or as a Pre-Nursing major must maintain a 2.75 GPA within the following classes in order to progress to the sophomore year status within the Nursing Program:

  • CHEM 109 General, Organic and Biochemistry 1
  • CHEM 109 General, Organic and Biochemistry 1 Lab
  • CHEM 110 General, Organic and Biochemistry 2
  • CHEM 110 General, Organic and Biochemistry 2 Lab
  • BIO 209 Anatomy and Physiology 1
  • BIO 209 Anatomy and Physiology 1 Lab
  • BIO 210 Anatomy and Physiology 2
  • BIO 210 Anatomy and Physiology 2 Lab
  • NURS 220 Theoretical Concepts for Nursing

*In order to progress throughout the Nursing Program, students must receive a C (77%) or better in each class within their Nursing coursework*