School of Nursing

How to Apply

Admission to Bachelors in Nursing Programs

  • Regular BS program

    Admission to the BS in Nursing Program

    • First-Year Students - Deadline: February 15 for fall admission

      First year students are those who have not attempted any college credits since graduating from high school or earning a GED/HiSET. The School of Nursing accepts first year students directly into the bachelors degree program for fall semester. Acceptance is based on high school grades, SAT or ACT scores (if applicable), and meeting the USM requirements for admission.

      Application process for First-year students

    Transfer Students - Deadline: January 15 for fall admission

    Transfer students are those who have attempted college credits since graduating from high school or earning a GED/HiSET.

    The School of Nursing accepts a limited number of transfer students to the Bachelor of Science program in Nursing once a year for fall semester. To be eligible for consideration of admission to the nursing program, transfer students must have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0, a minimum science gpa of 2.67, and have met USM math and writing proficiencies.

    Please note: Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission to the School of Nursing.


Admission to Masters in Nursing Programs

Admission to Doctor in Nursing Practice Program is currently suspended