St. Joseph’s College of Nursing at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center does not discriminate in the administration of educational policies or programs, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other school-administered programs. The College’s non-discrimination policy is inclusive of, but not limited to, race, age, color, national or ethnic origin, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran/military status, religion, disability or political ideology.
Current High School Applicants:Applicants must have minimally earned the following to be considered for admission:
All Other Applicants: Applicants must have minimally earned the following to be considered for admission:
Applicants are highly encouraged to complete Anatomy & Physiology I&II (4 cr. each), Critical Writing (3 cr.) and Introductory Psychology (3 cr.) with a grade of B or higher to increase the competitiveness of their application.
Note: Applicants must provide proof of a High School diploma or equivalent. Refer to section 3.47(a) of the Rules of the New York State Board of Regents for additional options/ways to fulfill the High School proof of graduation or equivalent requirement. (link)
The Office of Admissions reserves the right to waive prerequisite coursework upon review of the applicant’s file and/or transcripts.
An official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score report may be requested for applicants who have secondary and/or college transcripts from outside the U.S. and who have not completed college level English in the U.S. Analysis of TOEFL results will be based on TOEFL established benchmarks.
An application is not considered complete until all above items are completed/received.
Refer to the Application for Admission tab at www.sjhcon.edu for specific instructions to complete an application. Applications become the property of St. Joseph’s College of Nursing and will not be returned. If an applicant does not complete an application or if the applicant is not in communication with the Office of Admissions within one year of submitting an application, the file will be deemed inactive and consideration for admission will be cancelled.
Admission to St. Joseph’s College of Nursing is highly competitive and primarily based on academic achievements (high school and/or college grade point average), strength of curriculum, standardized test scores (High School students only), personal statement, extracurricular, volunteer and/or work experience, and letters of recommendation.
Applications will be considered based on:
To complete the admission process, applicants are required to complete an interview with a college representative.
Admission will be offered to qualified applicants within 4-6 weeks after the application deadline until all seats are filled. Decision letters will be e-mailed to all applicants.
Le Moyne College, Syracuse, NY; www.lemoyne.eduAlgebra – MTH 007; Biology – BIO 191; Chemistry – CHM 151
Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, NY; www.sunyocc.eduAlgebra – MAT 088 or MAT 114; Biology – BIO 121 or BIO 151; Chemistry – CHE 151 or CHE 171Cayuga Community College, Auburn/Fulton, NY; www.cayuga-cc.eduAlgebra – MATH 099; Biology – BIOL 103; Chemistry – CHEM 101
Syracuse Educational Opportunity Center (SUNY EOC), Syracuse, NY;Contact directly at 315-472-0130
Nursing ABC Program; www.nursingabc.comAlgebra (MAT 091, 092, or 093), Biology (BIO 095), and Chemistry (CHM 095) offered through online courses.In addition to these institutions, courses may be completed at any local college. Refer to individual institution’s course descriptions or college catalog to identify the appropriate course.
Admission to St. Joseph’s is very competitive, therefore, it is important to be aware of dates for application submission.
To apply online, click on “apply online” on our homepage or visit our “Application for Admission” page.
*ADDPN & DDPN = apply online to Le Moyne College; links on left side of SJ CON home page
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