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Admission to the SUNO-DON BSN Program

Dear Future Knights, 
Prospective students with bachelor's degrees who are interested in applying to the Nursing program should submit an admissions application to SUNO as a post-baccalaureate biology student.
In addition, all undergraduate students interested in the Nursing program should apply to the University as a biology major.
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Application to the SUNO-DON BSN Program may be made AT THE end of the freshman year, or core pre-requisites are completed.

Transfer students that are in good standing at their previous university and school of nursing and who have comparable preparation are eligible to apply.

Students are urged to seek academic advisement from the University’s Admissions office regarding specific courses acceptable as prerequisites.

Qualified applicants will be admitted without discrimination in regard to sex, race, ethnic identity, creed, age, or marital status.


Requirements for Admission to SUNO-DON BSN Program

Meet the requirements for general admission to Southern University at New Orleans.

Have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.7 on all University coursework completed, prior to the Fall semester.

Have a minimum grade of "C" in all prerequisite nursing courses.

Have successfully completed or received credit for all required courses listed for the first two semesters of the curriculum plan.

Prior to enrolling in any clinical nursing course, a completed health form must be submitted.


 Admission Requirements

If there are more qualified applicants than can be accepted at the time of request, the admission pool will be made up of applicants who have met the criteria for admission, have given evidence of reasonable prospect of success in the nursing major, and who best represent the mission and goals of the University.

The curriculum plan is based on a four-year, 120 credit hours program, which includes prerequisite nursing courses, University general education requirements, and upper division courses in the nursing major. For more information on the BSN Curriculum Plan, please review the latest SUNO Catalog or visit the Office of Admissions.



Application is FREE for Fall Semester, 2022


You must upload all of your documents independently.


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