Illinois Wesleyan University
1312 Park Street
Bloomington, Illinois 61701
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Nursing Programs OfferedBSN Programs
RN to BSN Programs
BSN Program Details
Students enter the program as freshmen with a major in nursing and do not need to reapply to enter the nursing sequence, which begins in the sophomore year.
Candidates for admission to the School of Nursing will be evaluated by the criteria required for admission to the College of Liberal Arts, where the major emphasis is placed on academic achievement. For those applying as freshmen:
• Fifteen academic units within the areas of English, foreign language, mathematics, laboratory science and social science.
• Minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average based on a 4.0 scale.
• Results of the SAT-I or the ACT showing comparable aptitude.
• Required essay.
• Student activities.
In addition to the above, it is recommended that candidates for admission to the School of Nursing have a strong preparation in the sciences, and at a minimum should have completed, upon graduation from high school, one year each of biology, chemistry, algebra, and geometry. It is highly recommended that students have three years of high school math, and, a science in the senior year.