ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS & APPLICATION

 

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION HERE: Application for Admission Lincoln BSN Nursing Program

Online Application for Admission to The Lincoln University BSN Nursing Program

1. Completion of all pre-nursing courses

2.  A GPA of 2.7 in overall coursework and a 3.0 science GPA is required to take the Nursing Entrance Examination:

Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) Examination

3. Students with a passing score on the TEAS entrance examination will be admitted to the Nursing Program (if the student meets the criteria set by the admissions committee at the Department of Nursing). Contact the Department of Nursing at 484-365-7497. 

4. The nursing program will maintain academic rigor. The grading scale for the nursing program will be:

100-94 = A                  76-79 = C+

  90-93 = A-                75-77 = C

  86-89 = B+                70-74 = C-

  83-85 = B                  65-69 = D+

  80-82 = B-                 58-64 = D

            Below 58 = F

Grades below 75% (C) will be considered failures

5. Junior and Senior level nursing students must take clinical courses in sequence as the courses are designed to build continuously on knowledge and clinical experience.  Nursing students will have the option to take electives and to minor in other subject areas.

6. All students are expected to have their own reliable transportation, as travel to clinical rotations will be necessary. 

7. Students will be conditionally accepted to the Department of Nursing until they meet acceptable standards related to the following:

  • Criminal background check
  • Physical examination
  • Elderly and child abuse clearance
  • FBI fingerprint clearance
  • Up-to-date immunizations
  • Drug screen
  • Personal liability insurance
  • CPR certification (American Heart Association – Health Care Provider ONLY)

** Students’ must maintain unfettered clearance and CPR certification throughout their nursing educational tenure. 

Online Application for Admission to The Lincoln University BSN Nursing Program

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION HERE: Application for Admission Lincoln BSN Nursing Program

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