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Vocational Nursing Applicants must:

  • Pass the Entrance Exam
  • Be interviewed by the Nursing Program Director and/or Assistant Program Director.
  • Applicants who are accepted in the Vocational Nursing program and request to receive credit for prior nursing education courses completed, must submit official transcript within the application deadline.
  • Meet our General Admissions requirements found in our school catalog.

RN to BSN Applicants must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Interview with the Nursing Program Director, Assistant Program Director, or Campus Director.
  • Provide proof of current unencumbered RN license.
  • Provide official college transcripts of an associate degree in Nursing from an accredited postsecondary educational institution or recognized foreign institution.
  • Meet our General Admissions requirements found in our school catalog.

For our complete list of admissions requirements and procedures, please download our catalog here.

 

GENERAL ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

  • Be at least 17 years of age.
  • Submit proof of having graduated from an accredited high school or the equivalent (see examples below)
  • Submit a $100.00 application fee, non-refundable (U.S. Dollars).
  • Submit a copy of an unexpired valid government-issued photo ID (driver’s license or an identification card).
  • Complete a criminal background check.
  • Write a personal 500-word essay, in English, on why you want to pursue this career path.
  • Be able to read, speak, and write English.
  • Complete a Personal Statement.

Applicants enrolling in the programs offered by WCUI must show proof of having graduated from either an accredited high school or the equivalent recognized by the US Department of Education. The following are some examples:

  • High school diploma or high school transcript
  • General Education Diploma (GED) or State Equivalent Test
  • State tests (also referred as state-authorized examinations) such as the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) or the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC), as well as those established by states—for example the California High School Proficiency Exam (CHSPE)
  • Foreign secondary diploma translated and evaluated (at the applicant’s expense) by an evaluation agency approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES)
  • An academic transcript showing that the student has successfully completed at least a two-year program that is acceptable for full credit toward a bachelor’s degree (including a previously earned bachelor’s degree)

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TRANSFERRING TO WCUI

WCUI will give you the preparation you need to increase your impact, so complete your journey here. We make the transfer process straightforward and painless because we know you’re ready to advance your career today.

Applicants with an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) must transfer in 90 quarter credit hours (or equivalent) with a minimum of 30 quarter credits of general education courses from the following disciplines: written and oral communication, mathematics, humanities (history, performing arts, visual arts, languages), natural sciences (microbiology, chemistry, anatomy, physiology) and social sciences (psychology, sociology). Typical ADN core/clinical nursing courses for transfer credit include: fundamentals in nursing, pharmacology, medical and surgical nursing, maternity nursing, pediatric nursing, gerontological nursing, psychiatric nursing, leadership in nursing, and preceptorship in nursing. Some institutions combine a series of core or clinical courses and give one generic course name.

For guidance through the transfer process, please contact one of our admissions representatives today.

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