general admissions pre-licensure students
  •  Requirements for General Pre-licensure Students

    for enrollment in the Fall 2014

     General Pre-Licensure Provisional Acceptance (September--November 2013) 

    Priority* Admission - September 15th, 2013  

    1. Completed application accompanied by a $60.00 nonrefundable application fee.

    2. Submission of a legal document showing proof of name at time of application (certified birth certificate, marriage license, divorce decree, etc.)

    3. Submission of official transcripts from all regionally accredited college(s) attended showing:

    a. A minimum of thirty (30) semester hours of designated lower division transferable college credit with a cumulative GPA of *3.0/4.0.

    b. A minimum grade of C in all required science courses completed within the last five years prior to enrollment in St. John’s College.

    c. No designated lower division course may be repeated more than once. Official transcripts must come from the granting institution directly to St. John’s College. Hand carried transcripts are not acceptable.

    d. Good academic standing in the last institution attended.

    4. Proof of graduation from a high school approved by the State Board of Education via an official transcript or possession of a high school equivalency certificate verified by an official GED score report. Official transcripts should include ACT, SAT, if taken, and for Illinois residents, the Prairie State Achievement scores or score reports should be sent to the college.

    5. Applicants are required to complete the Test of Essential Academic Skills V (TEAS V®).  

    6. All applicants with English as a Second Language are required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and achieve a score of 560 on the paper version, 220 on the computer based version or 83 on the internet-based (iBT) version.  Applicants are also required to take the test through the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and achieve a score of 6.5 (overall score) and 7.0 (spoken band).  Other international standardized tests that assess the proficiency of the student's command of the English language for success in nursing may be considered.  Please contact the college for further information.
     

    Standard Admission -- November 15th, 2013
     

    1. Completed application accompanied by a $60.00 nonrefundable application fee.

    2. Submission of a legal document showing proof of name at time of application (certified birth certificate, marriage license, divorce decree, etc.)

    3. Submission of official transcripts from all regionally accredited college(s) attended showing:

    a. A minimum of thirty (30) semester hours of designated lower division transferable college credit with a cumulative GPA of 2.5/4.0 

    b. A minimum grade of C in all required science courses completed within the last five years prior to enrollment in St. John's College.

    c. No designated lower division course may be repeated more than once.  Official transcripts must come from the granting institution directly to St. John's College.  Hand carried transcripts are not acceptable. 

    d. Good academic standing in the last institution attended.

    4. Proof of graduation from a high school approved by the State Board of Education via an official transcript or possession of a high school equivalency certificate verified by an official GED score report. Official transcripts should include ACT, SAT, if taken, and for Illinois residents, the Prairie State Achievement scores or score reports should be sent to the college.

    5. Applicants are required to complete the Test of Essential Academic Skills V (TEAS V®).  

    6. All applicants with English as a Second Language are required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and achieve a score of 560 on the paper version, 220 on the computer based version or 83 on the internet-based (iBT) version.  Applicants are also required to take the test through the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and achieve a score of 6.5 (overall score) and 7.0 (spoken band).  Other international standardized tests that assess the proficiency of the student's command of the English language for success in nursing may be considered.  Please contact the college for further information. 

    To Apply for Admission to the General Admission Pre-licensure program click here. (Interactive PDF)   

       

     Criteria for Final Acceptance  

    To receive final acceptance and permission to enroll in classes, the student must achieve and maintain all provisional acceptance requirements whether as an Early Admit or General Admission applicant required by St. John’s College and:

    1. Submit official transcripts showing proof of completion of the fifty-six (56) semester hours of designated lower division transfer credits from a regionally accredited university or college which meet the following requirements:

    a. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 for Priority, 2.50 for Standard Admission on a 4.0 scale. 

    b. No designated lower division course may be repeated more than once.

    c. All science courses completed with a minimum grade of C within the last five years prior to enrollment in St. John’s College.

    d. Good academic standing at the last institution attended.

    2. Two professional references.

    3. Completion of a pre-entrance health examination.

    4. Criminal background check with no disqualifying conditions.

    5. Negative Drug Screening

    6. CPR certification (within the last year)

    7. Proof of Medical Insurance

    8. Proof of Malpractice Insurance

    All persons provisionally accepted must meet the criteria for final admission before being enrolled in the college. 

     
    To Apply for Admission to the General Admission Pre-licensure program click here. (Interactive PDF)