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New Admission Info

Application Deadlines for Summer 2020: Start your application by April 4, 2020.

You may start your application if you:

  • Graduated from a regionally accredited high school with a 2.0 GPA or better.
  • Have the $35 Saint Luke’s College application fee required to complete the application.

 

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Students not meeting requirements may be admitted as a non-degree seeking student until the student successfully completes 12 credit hours with a minimum 2.0 GPA; at which point, the student will be fully admitted to the program.

Two weeks before your start date, you must provide the following to the admissions office.

  • Send back your signed acceptance letter
  • Send your official transcripts to the admissions office at Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences, Office of Admissions, 624 Westport Road, Kansas City, MO 64111 OR have the issuing institution send transcripts via a secure email to admissions@saintlukescollege.edu
  • Home-schooled students must provide proof of a GED or HiSET exam
  • Transferring college students must send official transcripts from regionally accredited university/college to the admissions office at Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences, Office of Admissions, 624 Westport Road, Kansas City, MO 64111 OR have the issuing institution send transcripts via a secure email to admissions@saintlukescollege.edu
  • If you have a transcript from outside the United States and have fewer than 60 college credits competed in the U.S., your transcript must be evaluated by the World Education Service: www.wes.org or from Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. (ECE) www.ece.org
  • Schedule an on-site computer proficiency examination and or have successfully completed a high school or college-level computer applications class

Direct-Entry Eligibility Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Once a student is in the final semester of their associate of science degree program at Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences, they may apply to the BSN program if they meet the eligibility requirements below. The direct-entry option gives good students the competitive advantage over applicants from other associate degree programs.

 

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Complete all required nursing prerequisite credits and associate of science degree requirements
  2. Earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 with no grade below a B in any course
  3. No course taken at Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences can be repeated (including Ws) to remain eligible for the direct-entry option
  4. Students must maintain full-time enrollment status (>12 credit hours) during their final two semesters at the College
  5. Fulfillment of all additional BSN admissions requirements as listed in the College Catalog, including successful completion of a criminal background check, drug test, clinical readiness requirements, and U.S. residency status
  6. Students transferring in any coursework:
    • Courses must have been taken from a CHEA recognized institution
    • With a C, D, F or W grades, student must successfully repeat those courses at the College first 
    • Science prerequisite courses must be completed no more than five years prior to enrollment to the College

 

If students meet the eligibility requirements, they would then need to:

Complete a direct-entry BSN application in the final semester before earning the associate of science degree. Formal admission will not occur until final grades for the semester have been posted and all additional requirements have been met.