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Admissions-Criteria

                                 Associate of Science in Nursing

Application Criteria:

Minimum GPA of 2.5 is required in the following courses with asterisk (*):

  • *ENC 1101 English Composition
  • *BSC 2085 and BSC 2085L Anatomy and Physiology I and Lab
  • *BSC 2086 and BSC 2086L Anatomy and Physiology II and Lab 

A general education Math Course (Area 5) – Application requirement
(Grade is not calculated in required GPA for Nursing) Grade must be "C" or better.
A2 HESI Test is required:  Starting with the August 2019 Application Pool minimum HESI scores for all sections is 80%.  HESI cut scores for consideration are:

  • Reading - 80%
  • Vocabulary - 80%
  • Grammar - 80%
  • Math - 80%
  • Anatomy & Physiology -80%

NOTE: To register for the HESI Exam, visit www.broward.edu/HESI or visit the Cashier's Office on Central Campus (Building 19) to pay the HESI testing fee of $74.50. Bring the receipt to the Academic Success Center, Central Campus Building 17 (Library) to schedule exam.

          MCB 2010 and MCB 2010L Microbiology and Lab (Application Requirement)

(Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses and meet the minimum GPA to be eligible to apply)

Application Period:

August 2020 - Fall Semester: March 28th to May 30th, 2020

January 2021 - TBA

May 2021 - TBA

Admission Selection Criteria:

Admission is based on points.  Maximum number of points = 16

  • GPA - 2.5 = 1 point                                              
  • GPA - 2.6 = 2 points
  • GPA - 2.7 = 3 points
  • GPA - 2.8 = 4 points
  • GPA - 2.9 = 5 points
  • GPA - 3.0 = 6 points
  • GPA - 3.1 = 7 points
  • GPA - 3.2 = 8 points
  • GPA - 3.3 = 9 points
  • GPA - 3.4 = 10 points
  • GPA - 3.5 = 11 points
  • GPA - 3.6 = 12 points
  • GPA - 3.7 = 13 points
  • GPA - 3.8 = 14 points
  • GPA - 3.9 = 15 points
  • GPA - 4.0 = 16 points

Selection for the RN program is based on the GPA calculated from ENC1101, BSC2085, BSC2085L,
BSC2086, BSC2086L. (In the event of a tie, Overall GPA will be used as the tiebreaker).

Admission preference is given for active military and veterans (must show DD-214 or current military ID)

Due to enrollment limitations, meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee admission. If you are not offered admission, you will need to reapply during the next appropriate application acceptance period.

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