Applicants must send official documents from all schools attended; applicants to the RN-BS program must also send a copy of their RN license to the following address:
Farmingdale State College
ATTN: Admissions Processing
Albany, NY 12204
Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm
For questions regarding the SUNY Application or Supplemental Application, please contact the Albany Processing Center at the following address:
Application Processing Center
The State University of New York
State University Plaza
Albany, NY 11246
For further information regarding nursing programs, please visit the following website: www.bestnursingdegree.com.
All applicants to the nursing program must meet the safety and technical standards and have completed the following prerequisites.
High School Requirements: (85+ Average)
TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills)
Applicants with the most competitive exam scores will be selected for an interview, the final round of the selection process. Interviews will be conducted on campus by nursing faculty members shortly after the exam scores are received.
This program is designed for students directly out of high school or with very few college credits. Please note that it will take four years to complete this program regardless of previous coursework due to the sequence of nursing courses required for graduation. Transfer students are encouraged to apply for the BS of Nursing
Advanced Standing track offered in the spring semester.
(Spring Semester Only)
Application and supporting documents due October 1
All applicants to the nursing program must meet the safety and technical
standards and have completed the following courses:
High School Level:
Applicants with the most competitive exam scores will be selected for
an interview, the final round of the selection process. Interviews will be
conducted on campus by nursing faculty members shortly after the
exam scores are received.
Applicants must achieve a grade of B or better the first time they
take BIO 170 and BIO 171 Human Anatomy and Physiology I and II.
Applicants who have repeated Anatomy and Physiology will not be
considered for admission. This is not an accelerated nursing program
and will take a minimum of three years to complete.
Please note that completion of the minimum prerequisite courses does
not guarantee admission. Applicants are ranked according to grades and exam score.
Application deadline: January 15 / Supporting Documents due February 15
All applicants to the nursing program must meet the safety and technical standards, have a minimum GPA of a 3.0, and a current RN license. RN to BS Completion track takes approximately 2 years to complete and consists of 62 college credits beyond the associate degree (32 credits in the major and 30-36 credits of liberal arts and science).
Transfer credits will be evaluated after acceptance and this program will take a minimum of two years to complete. Students who enter the SUNY System after fall, 2000 must complete all General Education requirements as outlined in the College Catalog, which is available online. RNs who are interested in completing their BS degrees at Farmingdale are advised to start completing all the Liberal Arts and Sciences requirements (non Nursing courses).
Sample Program of Study:
|NUR 215W Developing Nurses' Ways of Knowing||3 Credits|
|NUR 216 Art of Nursing||2 Credits|
|NUR 301 Community Nursing||4 Credits Lecture 2 hrs/Clinical 6 hrs|
|NUR 305 Health Promotion and Patient Education||3 Credits|
|NUR 401 Modes of Inquiry||3 Credits|
|NUR 404 Nurse as Advocate and Change Agent||3 Credits|
|NUR 406 Senior Leadership Practicum||5 Credits Lecture 1 hr/Clinical 8 hrs|
|HST 301 Health Care Organization||3 Credits|
|MTH 110 Statistics||3 Credits|
|BIO 240 Bioethics||3 Credits|
All of the nursing programs are extremely competitive. The typical student admitted has grades of B or better in all courses.
Please visit www.farmingdale.edu for information about all the nursing programs.
Download flyer "Nursing Program Information" (pdf)
Visit the Nursing Department site