BSN Admission Requirements

Students are admitted to the nursing program after completing all of the prerequisites and general education requirements. The nursing curriculum begins in the student’s junior year.

View the timeline for admission and prerequisites (PDF)

Application Requirements
In addition to the Aurora University undergraduate admission requirements, students applying to the nursing program should:

  • Complete a School of Nursing application, available in the School of Nursing office.
  • Earn a satisfactory score on the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS).
  • Possess a grade-point average (GPA) of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale at Aurora University or other regionally accredited higher education institution.
  • An interview may be required at the discretion of the Admissions, Policies and Standards Committee.
  • Applicants who are graduates of foreign secondary schools where the primary language of instruction is not English or whose primary language is not English must obtain a composite score of at least 550 (or a 213-220 on the computer-based test) from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or ELS Level 109.