Application Criteria

Valencia-UCF Concurrent ASN to BSN Program

Minimum requirements needed to complete the Dual Enrollment application:

Acceptance to UCF 

  • Apply to UCF at least three months before the BSN application deadline
  • Make sure the application term matches the program start term (for example: the Traditional BSN program starts each Fall so the application should state Fall and the year you are applying to start the program)

New UCF Student:

Former UCF Student or Alumni:

Acceptance to Valencia College

  • Submit an online Valencia Application for Admission and pay the $35 Valencia application fee at least three months before the Concurrent ASN-BSN application deadline
  • Satisfy the requirements for degree-seeking students and be in Active Student Status
  • Send all official transcripts and test scores to Valencia
  • Select AS: Nursing RN (Articulated) as your major
  • For questions regarding this application, please email enrollment@valenciacollege.edu or call 407-582-1507

3.0 Overall GPA

9 Prerequisites

  • Complete 9 of the 10 nursing prerequisites by the application deadline (the only outstanding prerequisite allowed is statistics)
  • Complete all nursing prerequisites with a grade of “C” (2.0) or better
  • Complete anatomy, physiology and microbiology with a combined 3.0 GPA

TEAS® Exam

  • Register for and take the standardized Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS®) 
  • Must pass with a composite score of 78% or above before the nursing program application deadline
  • Must complete all 4 parts of the TEAS exam
  • Re-test policy: applicants may take the TEAS three (3) times in a calendar year with a minimum of 30 days in between each attempt
  • Visit atitesting.com for additional testing locations and test preparation materials
  • UCF Test Prep offers a 27-hour comprehensive TEAS Review Program
  • A new version of the TEAS will be administered starting September 1, 2016. TEAS V scores will not be accepted after December 31, 2017. Students applying for a BSN program after December 31, 2017 must submit the new version, ATI TEAS, score.

Apply to College of Nursing

Apply to the Valencia College ASN Program

  • Complete the online Valencia ASN application on your Atlas Account by the published deadline
  • Send official TEAS score report from ATI Testing to Valencia (this step only applies if TEAS is not taken at the Valencia Testing Center)

Additional requirements needed to begin the Dual Enrollment program:

UCF’s General Education Program Requirement

  • Meet UCF’s General Education Program Requirement
    • Or complete the AA degree from a Florida public institution
    • Or complete a bachelor’s degree from any regionally accredited institution

UCF’s Gordon Rule Requirement 

  • Meet UCF’s Gordon Rule Requirement 
    • Or complete the AA degree from a Florida public institution
    • Or complete a bachelor’s degree from any regionally accredited institution

UCF’s Foreign Language Admission Requirement 

  • Meet UCF’s Foreign Language Admission Requirement
    • Or complete a bachelor’s degree from any regionally accredited institution
    • Or complete an AA degree from a Florida public college with initial enrollment fall 2014 or later

10th Prerequisite

Background Check

  • Background check will be requested by Valencia College (not UCF)