Application Criteria

Traditional BSN Program

Minimum requirements needed to complete the BSN application:

Acceptance to UCF

  • New UCF students must apply to Undergraduate Admissions and be accepted prior to BSN application deadline
  • Former UCF students who have been out more than two semesters or who have earned a bachelor’s degree from UCF must reapply to the Registrar’s Office 

Please note: Students with a previous bachelor's degree are not eligible to apply for the Traditional BSN program in Orlando.

3.0 Overall GPA

Prerequisites 

  • Complete seven of the eight nursing prerequisites by the application deadline (the one remaining prerequisite must be completed before the program start date)
  • Complete all nursing prerequisites with a grade of “C” (2.0) or better (if you do not meet this minimum grade requirement, you will need to re-take the respective course until you meet the grade requirement)

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.

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Background Check 

Additional requirements needed to begin the BSN 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

8th Prerequisite