This program is currently offered to students at Butler Community College, Hutchinson Community College, Johnson County Community College, Kansas City Kansas Community College, and Neosho County Community College.
The minimum requirements for admission are as follows:
|Butler Community College||Hutchinson Community College|
|Johnson County Community College||Kansas City Kansas Community College|
|Neosho County Community College|
The following are criteria for admission to the program:
The KU School of Nursing endeavors to fulfill its responsibilities to the changing needs of society by selecting applicants who, in the judgment of the Student Admission and Progression Committee, demonstrate the academic achievement, maturity, integrity and motivation necessary for the successful study and practice of nursing, and who will best meet the needs of the citizenry. In addition, the Committee looks for applicants who will contribute academic, non-academic, and socioeconomic diversity to the class. The Committee is interested in evidence of capacity for mature and independent scholarship. One of the important missions of a university is to help all individuals realize their potential. To this end, the KU Medical Center commits itself to:
The provision of equal opportunity and nondiscrimination in all programs and services on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin or ancestry, age, gender expression, gender identity, religion or creed, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or genetic testing and screening information. Equal opportunity for employment, education, and education-related activities shall be extended to all persons; and
The development and implementation of policies and programs designed to promote the full participation of these groups in the programs and activities of the University at all levels.
For KU programs to maintain accreditation status, the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations requires that all persons, employees, volunteers and students involved in patient care activities to have background checks. This status is very important to healthcare organizations to demonstrate to patients and professionals that they meet the highest of standards for patient care.
This background check will be done at the applicant's expense after provisional acceptance has been granted. The information from this report is held in confidence by the school. More information regarding background checks for students.
Technical Standards for Admission
All individuals admitted to the University of Kansas School of Nursing will be asked to verify that they can meet certain standards with or without accommodation(s). More information regarding technical standards for admission.