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BSN Admission

Thank you for your interest in the BSN program at Miami University. Admission to the Nursing program is selective and competitive.  Applicants with the best overall qualifications will be offered admission. We regret that due to clinical agency and faculty constraints, meeting minimum criteria for review does not guarantee admission to the BSN program. Apply Now to the Regionals BSN Program.

All students desiring to enter the Nursing program must:

  • Be admitted to Miami University Regionals. Applications to the BSN program cannot be processed until your University application is complete, including the evaluation of transfer credits where applicable. To learn more about applying to the University, visit the regional Office of Admission.

Please read carefully the requirements for consideration to the BSN program:

Current high school students

  • Achieved a minimum high school cumulative grade point average of 3.0.
  • Complete college prep Chemistry and Algebra I and II.
  • Achieved a high school science minimum grade point average of 3.0.
  • Completed either the SAT or ACT college entrance examination.  ACT/SAT must be taken no later than December in order for scores to arrive in time for consideration. Minimum requirements:
    • ACT composite score of 23
    • SAT combined score of 1060
  • For students currently enrolled in Chemistry, submit a letter from the teacher indicating your grade at the present time.

Miami University students

All applicants must have a minimum cumulative overall grade point average of 2.7 or above and have completed 12 semester hours of college credits (100 level or higher) at Miami including two of the required sciences (BIO 171, 172, MBI 161, CHM 131) with a minimum grade of "C" or better. Please note there are some Oxford courses that will substitute for the regional campuses courses.

GED students

All applicants must have a minimum cumulative overall grade point average of 2.7 or above and have completed 12 semester hours of college credits (100 level or higher) including two of the required sciences (Bio 171, 172, MBI 161, CHM 131) with a minimum grade of "C" or better. Please note there are some Oxford courses that will substitute for the regional campuses courses.

Transfer students

(Those students who have taken course work at another college or university and have fewer than 12 credit hours.)

All applicants must have a minimum cumulative overall grade point average of 2.7 or above and:

  • Have completed 12 semester hours of college credits (100 level or higher) including two of the required science (BIO 171, 172, MBI 161, CHM 131) with a minimum grade of "C" or better.
  • Official transcripts of all previous college credits MUST be submitted with your University application at least one month in advance of your nursing application. Evaluation can take 3-4 weeks for processing.

Transcripts must be sent by January 2nd to qualify you for consideration with the incoming nursing class.

Transferology is an online tool that will help you view course equivalencies and see how courses you have taken, or plan to take, transfer to Miami University.

Being admitted to the program is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal record check for the baccalaureate degree program.

Apply Now to the Regionals BSN Program