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Admission Procedures Fall 2015

 

Admissions Procedures for Undergraduates Nursing Programs – Fall 2015

The Generic & Accelerated Second-Degree Programs

The Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing uses NursingCAS, a centralized application service for students applying to all types of Nursing programs throughout the United States.  Undergraduate Nursing Applications - Fall 2015 for the Generic & Accelerated Second-Degree Programs will open from November 30th through and including February 1st.  Applicants will apply online through NursingCAS on https://portal.nursingcas.org.  Please note that there is a $45 fee to apply.  All applicants are required to submit an application, all college official transcripts including Hunter College official transcript directly to NursingCAS.  NursingCAS verifies the application components for accuracy, calculates the GPA, and distributes the materials to nursing programs.  Please note that you can only apply to one of the Undergraduate Nursing programs: the Generic program or the Accelerated Second-Degree program.  To learn more about NursingCAS you can visit the following link – http://nursingcas.org.

You can only apply to one of the Undergraduate Nursing programs at the Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing.

If you are applying to the Generic Program,

The Generic program is for Hunter College students who will be able to begin the Nursing program as sophomore nursing students in Fall 2015.

  •  You MUST be matriculated at Hunter College for the Spring 2015 semester
  • You will submit your application to NursingCAS on https://portal.nursingcas.org and send all official college transcripts directly from each college institution, including your Hunter College official transcript to NursingCAS.  Please note that NursingCAS only accepts domestic United States official transcripts.  If an applicant has international official transcripts from outside the United States, those transcripts are to solely be submitted to the CUNY/ UAPC, P. O. Box 359023, Brooklyn, NY 11235-9023. There is a $45 fee for your  application.  If you wish to apply to other nursing schools that use NursingCAS, there is a fee of $30 for each subsequent application.  Please note that you will not be allowed to apply to the Accelerated Second Degree program if you are applying to the Generic program. You can only apply to one program that the Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing offers per application cycle.
  • You must complete ALL prerequisite courses (English Composition, Statistics, General Psychology, Developmental Psychology (LifeSpan), General Chemistry with lab, Organic Chemistry with lab, and an American History/ Political Science course), by the end of Spring semester 2015.  You must receive a minimum of a B grade in all Science & Math prerequisite courses and a minimum of 3.2 cumulative GPA to apply and be considered.  If you are accepted provisionally because you are taking prerequisite courses in Spring 2015 and fail to make at least a B grade in your Science & Math prerequisite courses or a minimum of a 3.2 GPA, your provisional acceptance to the program will be cancelled. 
  • The School of Nursing will no longer consider a repeated grade from any of the prerequisite courses. No repeated prerequisite courses will be accepted for admission.
  • A career goal statement is required and is to be submitted through your NursingCAS application, under the personal statement tab.
  • You may take the NLN RN Pre-Admission PAX exam at the Hunter College Testing Service, or arrange to take it elsewhere.  The deadline to take the exam is February 28th.  Scores for the NLN RN Pre-Admission PAX exam, if taken outside of Hunter College, must be sent directly to Maria Luisa Mendoza, Pre-Nursing Advisor, maria.mendoza@hunter.cuny.edu from the NLN by March 1st.  Only official test scores submitted by the NLN will be accepted.
  • The deadline to apply to NursingCAS is February 1st.
  • All correspondence about your application will be sent to your Hunter email address.

If you are applying to the Accelerated Second-Degree Program,

  • You must be a baccalaureate degree graduate from an accredited institution by June 1st in order to apply to the Accelerated Second-Degree program.
  • You must apply to Hunter College as an Undergraduate Transfer Student on http://cuny.edu/admissions/undergraduate.html by February 1st.  Admission to the nursing program is contingent upon admission to Hunter College.  Send one set of all official college transcripts to General Transfer Admission, CUNY/UAPC, P. O. Box 359023, Brooklyn, NY 11235-9023. You will be required to send a second set of official college transcripts directly to NursingCAS.
  • You must submit your application to NursingCAS on https://portal.nursingcas.org , submit an additional set of all official college transcripts to NursingCAS, as well – including your Hunter College transcripts, if need be.  Please note that NursingCAS only accepts domestic United States transcripts.  If an applicant has international official transcripts from outside the United States, those transcripts are to solely be submitted to the CUNY/ UAPC address mentioned in the previous bullet point.  There is a $45 fee for your application.  If you wish to apply to other nursing schools that utilize NursingCAS, there is a fee of $30 for each subsequent application.  Please note that you will not be allowed to apply to the Generic program, if you are applying to the Accelerated Second Degree program. You can only apply to one program per application cycle at the Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing.
  • You must have completed ALL prerequisites (English Composition, Statistics, General Psychology, Developmental Psychology (LifeSpan), General Chemistry with lab, Organic Chemistry with lab, Human Anatomy & Physiology (2 courses), Nutrition, Genetics and Microbiology with lab), by the end of Spring 2015.  You must receive a minimum of a B grade in all Science and Math prerequisite courses with a minimum of an overall 3.2 GPA.  If you are taking prerequisite courses in Spring 2015 and are provisionally accepted but fail to make at least a B grade in your Science and Math prerequisite courses with a 3.2 minimum overall GPA, your acceptance to the program will be cancelled.
  • The School of Nursing will no longer consider a repeated grade from any of the prerequisite courses. No repeated prerequisite courses will be accepted for admission.
  • A career goal statement is required through your NursingCAS application.  Submission of the career goal statement is through the personal statement tab on NursingCAS.
  • You must take the NLN Pre-Admission exam, either at the Hunter College Testing Service, or elsewhere.  The deadline to take the exam is February 28th.   Scores for the NLN RN Pre-Admission PAX exam, if taken outside of Hunter College, must be sent directly to Maria Luisa Mendoza, Pre-Nursing Advisor, maria.mendoza@hunter.cuny.edu directly from the NLN.  Only official test scores submitted by the NLN to HBSON will be accepted.
  • The deadline to apply to NursingCAS and CUNY is February 1st.

 

 

 

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