LPN Applicants to the BSN program must meet the following standards for admission:
- Evidence of a current LPN license allowing practice in Kansas and meet Kansas Statewide Nursing Articulation Plan criteria or validate currency of nursing knowledge base;
- GPA of 2.75 in practical nursing education program.
- An academic plan to complete 50 of the 60 liberal education/support credit hours required for the BSN prior to entering nursing coursework (the 10 remaining hours may only include the humanities requirement, Biblical Literature, and elective hours);
- Grades of C or above in all required liberal education/support courses and an overall GPA of 2.50 in required courses based on a minimum of 30 college credits; and
- ACT composite score of 19, or combined SAT score of 1000 (1365 if taken prior to March 2016), or ACCUPLACER Next-Generation Exam score of 255 in Reading and 255 in Writing (only one ACCUPLACER retake provided).
- Applicants whose native language is not English must provide one of the following:
- A high school diploma or GED earned in the United States or
- An iBT with minimum scores of 19 in Reading and 20 in Listening, Speaking and Writing, or
- Evidence of English language proficiency from an LPN program to be evaluated by the Nursing Admissions Committee.
The complete upper-division BSN admission policy