Students are accepted into the nursing major as a freshman or as a transfer student attending another institution:
Those students directly admitted to the major as a freshman must:
Please note, the Nursing – Prelicensure program is a fall-start program only.
IAI General Education Requirements: A minimum of 55 credit hours (of which 37 credit hours must be IAI) must be complete prior to Fall enrollment.
Prerequisites: The following courses or equivalents must be completed with a grade of C or better prior to the start of advanced nursing courses (and not at the time of application):
Official transcripts verifying completion of Human Physiology and Anatomy I (BSC 181 or KNR 181/183) OR Microbiology (BSC 160) displaying a grade of C or better must be received by the supporting material deadline of February 1 by the ISU Office of Admissions, Campus Box 2200, Normal, Illinois 61790-2200.
Transfer students admitted to the major as a junior must:
Maintain consecutive Fall-Spring enrollment at the university. Any student who has not been enrolled in ISU coursework for more than one Fall or Spring semester or who has been academically dismissed from the major must reapply to the major. Readmission will be granted on a selective basis, depending on seat availability.