Bachelor of Science in Nursing Admission Criteria

Bachelor of Science in Nursing applicants should meet the following criteria:  

  • Admission to Samford University 
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Minimum composite ACT score of 21 or a minimum composite SAT score of 1000, no more than 5 years old.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing transfer applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Admission to Samford University
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for students with24 credits or more (No ACT or SAT required if you have a 3.0 orhigher) OR a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 with a minimum ACT scoreof 21 or minimum SAT score of 1000, no more than 5 yearsold 
  • Minimum science GPAof 2.3 on a 4.0 scale for required college courses (anatomy, physiology,microbiology, chemistry) 

  • Video interview (linkprovided upon submission of nursing application)

Second Degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Admission to SamfordUniversity
  • Minimum cumulativeGPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale on all college work attempted
  • Video interview (linkprovided upon submission of nursing application)
  • No ACT or SAT scoresare required
  • Internationalapplicants or American citizens who learned English as a second language mustscore at least 550 (paper), 213 (computer) or 80 (internet) on the Test ofEnglish as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).  
  • Internationalapplicants or American citizens who learned English as a second language mustsore at least 550 (paper), 213 (computer), or 80 (internet) on the Test ofEnglish as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). 

Accelerated Second Degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Admission to Samford University
  • Minimum cumulativeGPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale in courses required for prior bachelor and/orgraduate degree(s)
  • Minimum science GPAof 2.5 on 4.0 scale for required college courses (anatomy, physiology,microbiology, chemistry)
  • Submission of threerecommendations that speak to the applicant’s ability to successfully completea rigorous academic program. (link provided upon submission of nursingapplication)
  • Video Interview (linkprovided upon submission of nursing application)
  • Internationalapplicants or American citizens who learned English as a second language mustscore at least 550 (paper), 213 (computer) or 80 (internet) on the Test ofEnglish as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

 

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