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University of Akron students who have completed prerequisite coursework apply through their academic adviser during a specified period of spring semester to be considered for fall admission into the nursing major.
Students must meet the minimum criteria below. Students are separated into categories for admission consideration.
No grade less than a "C" in any prerequisite course (grades of "C-" must be repeated; refer to the repeat policy)
Important note: Completion of all admission criteria does not guarantee admission into the nursing major. Entry is competitive.
If College of Health Professions Prenursing students or Advising Center Intended Nursing major students do not successfully complete the science prerequisite courses the first time, they are allowed to repeat the course for a change of grade one time only. Students who take a science course for a third time to earn a grade of "C", will no longer be eligible for the nursing major until the first science course is five years old.
Without limiting the generality of its powers to alter, amend, or revoke rules and regulation, The University of Akron reserves the right to make changes in degree requirements of the student enrolled prior to the change by:
More information about the nursing program is available in the Prenursing and the Nursing Student Handbook.