Nursing Admission Requirements
Nursing Admission Information
Applicants can apply online at www.suny.edu/applysuny/
Applicants must send official documents from all schools attended; applicants to the RN-BS Completion program must also send a copy of their RN license to the following address:
Secure Scan - Farmingdale State College
For questions regarding the SUNY Application or Supplemental Application, please contact the Albany Processing Center at the following address:
Application Processing Center
For more information about our specific nursing admission requirements, download the Nursing Program Information Brochure (.pdf)
|Nursing - (Online RN-BS Completion Program) - Fall Start Only||
Online RN to BS Completion - Fall Semester Only
All applicants to this program must meet the safety and technical standards and hold an unencumbered license and current registration from the state in which they reside.
Applicants must be graduates of an accredited associate degree nursing program and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. The applicant must also show competence in all transfer Science and Nursing courses (The typical student admitted has grades of B or better in all courses).
The RN-BS Completion Program consists of 60 college credits beyond the associate degree (26 credits in the major and 30-36 credits of liberal arts and sciences).
Transfer credits will be evaluated after acceptance. Students who enter the SUNY system after fall 2000 must complete all General Education requirements as outlined in the College catalog. A minimum of 30 credits in nursing and 20 credits in liberal arts and sciences may be transferred.
Sample Program of Study:
All of the nursing programs are extremely competitive. The typical student admitted
has grades of B or better in all courses.
Please note: As of May 2019, California is not currently a member of the National
Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). Due to state's
regulatory requirements on distance education, residents of California and U.S. territories
are ineligible to enroll in the online RN to BS Completion Program
|Nursing - (BS 4 Year Program) - Fall Start Only||
BS in Nursing - Fall Semester Only
Application / Supporting Documentation Deadline: January 15. TEAS Exam Deadline: February 15
All applicants to the nursing program must meet the safety and technical standards and have completed the following prerequisites.
High School Requirements:
TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills)
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 offered in the spring semester.View Curriculum Pattern
|Nursing - (BS 3 Year Advanced Standing Program) - Spring Start Only||
Advanced Standing BS Nursing - Spring Semester Only
Application, Documentation and TEAS Deadline: October 15
All applicants to the nursing program must meet the safety and technical
High School Level:
Applicants must achieve a grade of B or better the first time they
View Curriculum Pattern