Concordia University, St. PaulAdmissions for Nursing Programs

Nursing Program Options

Concordia’s nursing program is offered in two tracks. Select the one that best for you based on your student type and previous coursework.

Adult Undergraduate Track

The Adult Undergraduate nursing track is recommended for transfer students with minimal general education or prerequisite credits needed.

  • Delivery: Nursing courses are held on campus and courses outside of the program are offered online.
  • Cost: $420/credit for gen eds, $700/credit for nursing courses.  No institutional academic scholarships are available.

Students who have attended but not completed a previous professional nursing program, please contact an admission’s counselor.

Traditional Undergraduate Track

The Traditional Undergraduate track is recommended for incoming freshmen with little to no general education or prerequisite courses completed.

  • Delivery: All classes will be held on campus.
  • Cost: Traditional tuition and aid structure with a nursing program fee of $1,500/term once accepted to and enrolled in the nursing program.

Students who have attended but not completed a previous professional nursing program, please contact an admission’s counselor.

Concordia Admission Requirements

Please submit the information listed under your selected track in order to be considered for admission to Concordia.  Upon acceptance to Concordia, additional materials must be submitted for admittance to the nursing program.

Adult Undergraduate Admission Requirements
  • Official College Transcripts
    • Submit final and official transcripts from all previous institutions attended showing a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher in previous coursework.
      • If you have attended a MNSCU college or university we also ask that you provide an official accompanying DARS or MnTC goal area worksheet. Concordia accepts completed goal areas.
      • If you have fewer than 20 college credits completed, you will need to submit your official high school transcript, any college-level courses you have taken, and official ACT or SAT scores.
Traditional Undergraduate Admission Requirements

Students who do not meet initial admissions criteria may be asked to complete one or more of the following items:

Nursing Program Admission Requirements

Once you have been admitted to Concordia, your next step will be to submit all nursing program admission requirements.

The Nursing Program Admission Requirements include:

  • Demonstrated English Language Proficiency
  • Prerequisite Coursework
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • TEAS Scores
  • Nursing Assistant Documentation
  • Nursing Goal Statement

More information will be provided to you upon admittance to CSP.

Program Application Deadlines

Summer 2018 Term
Priority deadline: February 16, 2018
Final deadline: April 13, 2018

Fall 2018 Term
Priority deadline: June 4, 2018
Final deadline: July 2, 2018

Spring 2019 Term
Priority deadline: September 14, 2018
Final deadline: October 26, 2018

Send Materials to Concordia

by mail:
Concordia University
Office of Admissions
1282 Concordia Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104

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