Saturday, August 7, 2010

New Admission Criteria for Nursing, Radiography, and Dental Hygiene

There are very important changes to the admission criteria for Nursing, Dental Hygiene, and Radiography. Please see the summary of these changes below:

NURSING ADMISSION CRITERIA

• Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale
College GPA must have 12 college credits; High School GPA will use the unweighted GPA
If a student has 12 or more college credits the college GPA will be used

• Science grades of “B” or better in laboratory biology and chemistry
The highest laboratory biology and chemistry grade would be used from high school or college, whichever grades are higher.

• An individual total score of 70% or higher must be attained on the TEAS test.

RADIOGRAPHY ADMISSION CRITERIA

• Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale
College GPA must have 12 college credits; High School GPA will use the unweighted GPA
If a student has 12 or more college credits the college GPA will be used.

• Science grades of “C” or better in laboratory biology and chemistry or physics
The highest grade in laboratory biology will be used from high school or college, whichever grade is higher
The highest grade in laboratory chemistry OR physics will be used from high school or college, whichever grade is higher.
If the physics grade is used, the student must still complete CHM 010 or have a higher level 4-credit lab chemistry course by close of Wintesession.

• An individual total score of 70% or higher must be attained on the TEAS test.

DENTAL HYGIENE ADMISSION CRITERIA

• Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale
College GPA must have 12 college credits; High School GPA will use the unweighted GPA
If a student has 12 or more college credits the college GPA will be used.

• Science grades of “C” or better in laboratory biology and chemistry
The highest laboratory biology and chemistry grade would be used from high school or college, whichever grades are higher.

• An individual total score of 70% or higher must be attained on the TEAS test.