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  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
    Traditional Option

    The Monroe College B.S. in Nursing Traditional Option prepares graduates for careers as Registered Nurses. Graduates will earn a B.S. with a nursing major and be eligible to sit for the NCLEX-RN licensing exam. The Traditional Option admits students once per year in the Fall semester. The length of the program is eight semesters over three academic years. 

    Who Should Apply?

    The program seeks to admit current high school seniors and recent high school graduates who experienced a rigorous college preparatory curriculum.

    Admissions Requirements

    The School of Nursing Admissions Committee holistically reviews each applicant’s admission materials and selects the most highly qualified candidates for a limited number of seats. Applicants must provide the following:

    • ATI Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) scores at the Proficient level or higher
    • High school transcripts with an overall grade point average of 80 or higher
    • Evidence of satisfactory grades (generally, C+ or higher) in algebra, biology/living environment and chemistry at the high school or college level
    • Two letters of recommendation from high school faculty/staff or community organizations

    NOTE: Students who have taken the SAT or ACT exams should submit scores to strengthen their application. 

    Application Process

    A nursing admissions advisor will guide each applicant through the required steps: 

    • Submit the Monroe College online application, including the personal statement and
      $35 application fee
    • Submit the required documents

    Once the application and admissions documentation has been evaluated, eligible candidates are scheduled for an interview with the School of Nursing Admissions Committee. Candidates are provided timely notice of the Committee’s decision. Those who are accepted will complete the financial aid process and are subject to a background check and a physical exam.

    Application Deadlines:

    • November 15th for an early decision in December
    • March 15th for an April decision 

    Please contact us with questions or for further information: (646) 393-8479. 


    The Bachelor of Science, Nursing program is accredited by the:

    Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
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