Pre-Professional Nursing Program Admissions Criteria

First Time College Student

  • Meet requirements for admission to the University
  • Highly recommended High School math and science cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher

Transfer Students

  • Meet requirements for admission to the University
  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher from all schools attended

 Active Duty Military and Veterans

  • The School of Nursing abides by University policies for awarding advanced credit for active duty military and veterans.
  • Veterans/active duty military students are subject to the same admission policies governing all other undergraduate and transfer students and must submit copies of DD Form 214 or DD Form 295.
  • Active duty military and veterans who were previously military corpsmen/medics may elect to seek advanced placement credit by successfully completing credit by examination.
  • The School of Nursing does not offer letters of advanced admission to the Professional Nursing Program.

Change of Major

  • An undecided major or student listed as a major within another department must submit a change of major form along with student transcripts to the School of Nursing for evaluation by The Committee of Undergraduate Scholarship, Standards and Admissions
  • Cumulative grade point average and math and science grade point average of 3.0 or higher

Students who were enrolled in another nursing program must have left that program in good academic standing and have not failed a nursing course to be eligible to apply for admission to the Pre-Professional Nursing Program.

A student who has been previously enrolled in the undergraduate nursing education program at Hampton University and has left the program, for any reason, has to reapply and be reevaluated for admission to the School of Nursing.

Any student who has completed courses at an accredited college or university may request transfer credit for general education courses only.  Students must provide an official transcript listing the course(s) and a catalog course description from the college or university where the course was taken.  Only grades of “C” or higher are acceptable for transfer credit.  Nursing courses at other institutions are not eligible for transfer credit.

Application Information

Applications are accepted for the Fall and Spring semesters.

Please refer to the Office of Admissions for additional information.