Admission Requirements for All Applicants
Students are admitted into the Nursing Program in the fall semester. All prospective nursing students must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for admission:
- Complete and submit both Morton College and Nursing Program applications, available from the Office of Admissions and Records.
- Submit official high school or General Education Development (GED / HiSET / TASC) transcripts. Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by either Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. (ECE) or World Education Services, Inc. (WES), and contain the statement "...has the equivalent of a United States high school diploma."
- Attend a mandatory Nursing Informational Session offered through Academic Advising.
- Score above 60% on TEAS exam (minimum composite score of 60% per section)
- • Exam consists of Reading, Math, Science, and Language
- Applicants are allowed one attempt per application cycle
- Score is valid for 2 years from date of administration
- Submit evidence of 12 college college credit hours with a grade of C or better:
- BIO 203 Anatomy and Physiology I; PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology; ENG 101 Rhetoric I
- A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 and a minimum GPA of 2.5 on nursing general education courses is required for admission.
- A cumulative GPA of 2.0 must be maintained throughout the program. A grade of C or better is required for all nursing courses.