ADN Admission Criteria

For acceptance into the ADN program, the student must:

  • Complete an application to be admitted to Midway University.
  • Submit college and high school transcripts or GED scores as required.
  • Complete an admission interview with the chairperson or designee of the program.
  • Have a cumulative 3.0 GPA. (A student applying for readmission to the Nursing program must meet the most current admission criteria for the University and the Nursing program and achieve a Midway University GPA of 2.5).
  • An ACT score of 21 is required or equivalent SAT score.
  • Complete two years of high school or one intermediate college algebra course with a grade of “C” or better.
  • ADN students must submit evidence of immunization or titer showing immunity to measles, mumps, rubella (MMR), Hepatitis B, Tdap; Varicella; Influenza; current negative tuberculin skin test or T-Spot; current American Heart Association BLS certification; and evidence of health insurance prior to beginning clinical rotations to meet the health criteria of clinical facilities.
  • Students must have earned sufficient number of general education credit hours (Minimum 12 credit hours and must include ENG 101, ENG 102 and BIO 190/191).
    Current Medicaid Nurse Aid Certification SRNA (CNA) or Certified Medical Assistant Certification (CMA).
  • LPN-RN Bridge: Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) who graduated from a regionally accredited institution within the last five (5) years may be awarded nine (9) credit hours (must be approved by the Dean). The LPN must meet all admission criteria and additional criteria below:
    • Successful completion of ENG 101, ENG 102, PSY 260, BIO 190/191 and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 for 12 credit hours with no grade below a “C.”
    • Present proof of an active Kentucky or compact state LPN license and transcript from a regionally accredited LPN school.
    • Documentation of the above may result in a waiver of NSG 115.
  • Failure of a required non-nursing course for the second time will be reviewed individually and may preclude the student from being admitted/re-admitted into the nursing program

Provided the academic requirements are met, enrollment in the pre-program assures the student admission to the full program.

Eligibility to sit for the NCLEX-RN is determined by the Kentucky Board of Nursing. Individuals with criminal convictions within the last five years may not be eligible. For more information, contact the Kentucky Board of Nursing.

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