School of Nursing Admission Requirements (all Programs) and Policies
Admission Requirements (all Programs)
Students are considered for admission to the Generic Program, Accelerated 2nd Degree and RN to BS programs for the fall semester only. Students are considered for admission to the generic program in the spring semester of their freshman year, after completing prerequisite course work and an application to the School of Nursing. An overall college GPA of 3.2 in addition to other requirements is the minimum requirement for consideration of an application. Only matriculated Hunter College students can apply to the Generic Program. Admission to the School of Nursing is competitive. Generic Program and Accelerated 2nd Degree Program students must be able to attend during the day and evening on a full-time basis, including weekends. All clinical assignments are made by the school faculty depending on site availability. RN to BS Program students attend Nursing major coursework online, on a full-or a part-time basis.
HBSON and Queensborough Community College have a collaborative agreement that grants early acceptance of AAS students into the RN to BS program. Students must complete their first semester of study at QCC with a grade of B or better in NU 101 and a GPA of 3.2 or better for early acceptance.
GPA Requirements for Nursing Programs
An overall college GPA of 3.2 in addition to other requirements is the minimum requirement for consideration of an application.
Attendance Requirements for Nursing
Generic Program and Accelerated 2nd Degree Program students complete coursework online. RN toBS Program students attend Nursing major coursework online, on a full-or a part-time basis.
Grading Policy for Nursing Courses
Students must receive minimum grades of C in all required nursing courses, including courses in Biology. One required nursing course (Generic Pathway: NURS 20000, NURS 21000, NURS 24000, NURS 22000, NURS 33100, NURS 33900, NURS 35200, NURS 33200, NURS 34300, NURS 34900, NURS 36000, NURS 45500, NURS 46000, NURS 47000, NURS 49000 NURS 49200, NURS 42200) is repeatable once by students who have received a failing grade. Students who fail a second required nursing course in the sequence may not repeat that course and may not continue in the nursing major.
Note: Other colleges, graduate schools, professional schools, services and employers may calculate a grade point average inclusive of the failing grades. For questions regarding this policy, check with the Office of Advising Services, Rm 1119 East Building.