Apply now—nursing application steps

Apply now!

We accept new classes in January and August each year.

Fall (August) Admission
Deadline: February 1

Spring (January) Admission
Deadline: September 1

Apply to the nursing program via the Centralized Application Service for Nursing Programs (NursingCASonline application. As part of your application, you will need to submit transcripts, a reference and an application fee paid to NursingCAS. 

First-time nursing students will also need to complete the Test of Essential Academic Skills (this is not required for LPN-BSN or RN-BSN completion students).

More about the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) 

After completing the TEAS, we want to get to know you better. The admissions interview isn't to "weed out" students but rather to know how we can work together to help you achieve your goals. 

Apply now!

We accept new classes in January and August each year.

Eligibility to apply

GPA: Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale) for all collegiate coursework at time of application.

Prerequisite courses: You must have completed or be in progress of the courses below with a grade of “C” or above (click the classes below for more info):

Anatomy and Physiology I (includes a lab)

Anatomy and Physiology II (includes a lab)

Microbiology (includes a lab)

Introduction to Inorganic, Organic and Biochemistry or general chemistry equivalent (includes a lab) 

Writing for Scholarly Audiences or research writing equivalent

Developmental Psychology

Elementary Statistics and Probability

Before you start

Make sure you meet the eligibility requirements.

Test of English as a Foreign Language: International students whose native language is not English and who do not meet the minimum ACT English score of 17 (or equivalent) must demonstrate current English proficiency by scores on a standardized test taken within the past two years. The college accepts the following examinations and, for regular admission, requires minimum scores of TOEFL: Internet-based (iBT), 79; International paper-based, 550; IELTS 6.5.

Don't have the prerequisites yet? If you're just starting college or haven't finished the required prerequisites above, you can apply to Union College here to take your pre-nursing courses. 


Application for re-entry

If you are planning to re-enter the Union College nursing program, please contact the nursing enrollment counselor at

Returning Student Form: Fill out and submit the online form