Admissions Requirements

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Admission Requirements for Bachelor of Science (BS) 

  • Successful completion of at least 45 semester hours of transferable college credit
  • GPA of 2.0 (4.0 scale) or better on all prior academic work

Candidates who do not fulfill requirements may petition for admission consideration. Please contact your admissions representative for further information.

Admission Requirements for Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)*

  • Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of transferable college credit.
  • GPA of 2.0 (4.0 scale) or better on all prior academic work
  • A current unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse
  • Current CPR license

*Prior to enrolling in the Nursing Capstone course (NUR 4416), students may need to meet the following requirements through Pre-Check (there is a cost associated with Pre-Check):

  • A current unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse
  • Current CPR license
  • Clear Drug Screen
  • Immunizations

Admissions Process

  1. Submit your online application and a $25 non-refundable application fee.
  2. Request official transcripts from all universities or colleges attended (even if you did not receive credit). Transcripts must be mailed by the university or college directly to the JBU Office of the Registrar, 2000 W. University Street, Siloam Springs, AR 72761. If sending transcript electronically, have sent to outranscripts@jbu.edu. You may use JBU's Transcript Request Form or visit our transcript request links for assistance.