Quinnipiac University

Accelerated BS in Nursing Admissions

We make our admission process as straightforward and personalized as possible. If you have any questions or need guidance, our counselors and advisers in the School of Nursing are available to assist you at every stage of your application process.

How to Apply

January 2022 Start, Hybrid ABSN Program

The program is delivered in a hybrid model with a mixed delivery system composed of on-ground labs, at-site clinical experiences, and both online and on-ground didactic classes with an evening and weekend schedule (Thursday – Sunday). This program is structured for adult learners whose availability may be limited during weekdays.

  • Application Deadline: September 1, 2021

    • The School of Nursing admissions committee begins review of completed applications in September, with notification of decisions in October.

  • Program start date: January 3, 2022

 

August 2022 Start, On-Campus ABSN Program

Courses begin in August with students taking their nursing courses with a more traditional class schedule.

  • Application Deadline: January 2, 2022

    • The School of Nursing admissions committee begins review of completed applications in February, with notification of decisions in March.

  • Program Start Date: August 29, 2022

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree: Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university
  • GPA: Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (B)
  • Completion of prerequisite course work: All prerequisite courses must be taken within the last 5 years with a grade of B- or better and must be completed prior to entering the accelerated track.
    • Microbiology with a lab (4 credits total)
    • Anatomy & Physiology I with a lab (4 credits total)
    • Anatomy & Physiology II with a lab (4 credits total)
    • Statistics

Please note that admission is competitive and that meeting the minimum admission standard does not guarantee admission.

Contact Us

We encourage you to reach out with any questions you have about the Accelerated BS in Nursing program by emailing accelnursing@qu.edu