Nursing Application

Application Process

  • Meet the first-year admissions requirements, and select pre-nursing as your intended major. First-year students admitted to pre-nursing will have the opportunity to apply for Level 1 Nursing in their sophomore year.
  • Direct entry into Nursing is available only for a select number of first-year students admitted to the Nursing Scholars Program.

  • Submit your admissions application
  • Meet the additional requirements for application
  • Pathway selection
    • Standard BSN
    • HM to BSN
    • RN to BSN
    • LPN to BSN
  • Earn a TEAS score of 70% or higher
  • Earn a minimum college GPA of 3.0 and a minimum nursing prerequisite GPA of 3.0
  • Submit official transcripts for all college coursework completed at an institution other than HPU
  • Submit two professional letters of recommendation
  • Complete the HPU Nursing personal statement

Application Deadlines

First-Year and Transfer Priority Deadline 1: SEPTEMBER 15

First-Year and Transfer Priority Deadline 2: OCTOBER 15*

*As space permits

First-Year Early Action Deadline (applications for PRE-NURSING): November 15

First-Year Regular Decision Deadline (applications for PRE-NURSING): January 15

 

Applications for Nursing Program Entrance:

Transfer and current pre-nursing students Priority Deadline 1: February 15

Transfer and current pre-nursing students 2nd Priority Deadline*: APRIL 15

* as space permits

Application Types

  • If you are a transfer student, and meet the BSN admissions criteria, including earning a minimum composite score of 70th percentile on the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS), and have a minimum college GPA of 3.0 and an overall nursing prerequisite GPA of 3.0 (C or better), then you are encouraged to apply to the HPU Nursing Program using the HPU Application.

    *The HPU Admissions office can only accept applicants as pre-nursing, the Nursing department accepts applicants into the nursing program. You must be accepted by both HPU pre-nursing and Nursing department to be accepted into the Nursing program.

  • If you are a transfer student, but still working on your BSN requirements, you may complete your prerequisites at HPU. You are encouraged to apply as a pre-nursing student, using the HPU Application.

  • First-year students interested in Nursing should indicate Pre-Nursing on their application, and apply using either the HPU Application or the Common Application. Direct entry into Nursing is available only for a select number of first-year students admitted to the Nursing Scholars Program.

  • If you currently attend HPU, you should submit the current student Nursing Application. Please check back in the middle of November for the link to the application for Fall 2020.