Newly matriculated freshman attending Regis University (specifically Regis College) may be eligible for guaranteed admission into the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Traditional option if they successfully meet all guaranteed admission policy requirements at the end of their sophomore year.
Guaranteed admission is an opportunity to earn a spot in the Traditional BSN program. Eligibility is based on an exceptional set of rigorous standards as outlined below. Students not meeting guaranteed admission policy requirements are still eligible to apply to the Traditional BSN program and have their applications competitively reviewed.Newly matriculated freshmen attending Regis University (specifically Regis College) may be eligible for guaranteed admission into the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Traditional option if they successfully meet all the following requirements:
- Cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or above (includes coursework completed at Regis College and any other regionally accredited institutions at which student has completed coursework)
- Cumulative science grade point average of 3.25 or above, calculated from the following courses:
- CH206A/207A Chemistry lab/lecture
- BL 274/275 Anatomy lab/lecture
- BL 276/277 Physiology lab/lecture
- BL 254/255 Microbiology lab/lecture
- Grade of “C” or better in all Regis University coursework
- Recommendation of pre-professional advisor
Conditions of Eligibility:
Students meeting the above requirements must also meet the following conditions to maintain eligibility to progress into the Traditional BSN program in the junior year:
- Students must successfully complete two years of full time study (fours semesters) through Regis College.
- Pre-nursing students may participate in Regis University’s Study Abroad program opportunities, but must make appropriate plans with the academic advisor in order to maintain eligibility for guaranteed admission.
- Students must successfully complete all four science prerequisites through Regis College.
- Students transferring in prerequisite science credits via Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), or dual enrollment are ineligible for guaranteed admission.
- Three of the four sciences must be complete to be considered for guaranteed admission.
- Students must receive grades of “C” or better in all Regis University coursework.
- A student who receives a grade of C- or below is ineligible for guaranteed admission consideration.
- Withdrawal from a pre-nursing requisite course needs the approval of the pre-professional advisor for the student to remain eligible for guaranteed admission.
- Students must complete NR 410 Introduction to the Profession of Nursing course with a passing grade on the first attempt. Passing grade is “C” or above. Students who fail to complete NR 410 with a grade of “C” or above are ineligible for guaranteed admission.
- Students have one opportunity to earn guaranteed admission. Students who do not successfully complete the
guaranteed admission requirements, or maintain the conditions of eligibility, will forfeit the opportunity to be considered for guaranteed admission in the future.
- Only new freshman entering Regis College are eligible for guaranteed admission. Transfer students are ineligible.
- Due to the insufficient course offerings available in the College for Professional Studies, particularly related to science offerings, students enrolled in a College for Professional Studies program are not eligible for guaranteed admission.
- All pre-nursing students must meet with the pre-professional advisor to sign the guaranteed admission policy agreement at the time of matriculation.
- Evaluation for guaranteed admission occurs after fall semester of the students’ eligibility year (fall semester, sophomore year). Students earning progression are admitted conditionally, pending successful completion of the pre-nursing curriculum requirements consistent with guaranteed admission eligibility requirements. Admitted students are re-evaluated at the completion of the fourth term (spring semester, sophomore year) to ensure eligibility.
- Students not meeting guaranteed admission eligibility at the end of their third semester (fall semester, sophomore year) must submit additional application materials and are competitively evaluated by the LHSON Student Affairs Committee.
- Regis University students who request a change of major into pre-nursing must make an appointment with the pre-professional advisor to determine eligibility for guaranteed admission.
There is no appeals process for students not admitted to the Traditional BSN through the guaranteed admission policy.
Pre-Nursing students not meeting the guaranteed admission requirements are still eligible to apply to the Traditional BSN program and have their applications competitively reviewed.
Admission to Regis University does not guarantee professional licensure. To learn more about licensure requirements, visit the Disqualifying Offenses and Eligibility of Licensure Notification.