Academic Requirements

A cumulative college-level Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.75 for all completed coursework is required.  To begin nursing designated courses in the sophomore level of the program, students must earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 and show successful completion of the following courses or their equivalents: 

  • For transfer applicants, this GPA is calculated by Transfer and Adult Admissions. 
  • For Viterbo applicants, this GPA is the student’s Viterbo GPA.
  • Prerequisite coursework: ENG 103 or 105 or 195; CHEM 120 and 121 or CHEM 106; PSYC 171; BIO 104 and 114.
  • A minimum grade of 2.0 (“C”) in chemistry and biology nursing prerequisites
  • Must apply for the Professional Nursing Sequence by April 1 or Nov. 1 to be holistically reviewed.

Note:  All non-academic requirements are provided by the SON at: Professional Nursing Sequence Overview

Students will be scored based on overall academic GPA.