The minimum requirements for admission are as follows:
Course Transfer Guides for Articulation Agreement Partner Schools
Any ACEN-accredited nursing program graduate is eligible to apply, but graduates of schools with whom we have formal articulation agreements may be eligible for additional portfolio credit and other program benefits.
|Barton Community College||Johnson County Community College|
|Butler Community College||Kansas City Kansas Community College|
|Cloud County Community College||Labette Community College|
|Colby Community College||Manhattan Area Technical College|
|Dodge City Community College||Metropolitan Community Colleges (MO)|
|Fort Scott Community College||Neosho County Community College|
|Garden City Community College||North Central Kansas Technical College|
|Hesston College||Seward County Community College|
|Hutchinson Community College|
Factors Considered in Admission:
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:
Background Check Requirement
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.