Admissions Requirements

Admission Requirements

  • Students must meet University of Nebraska requirements for admission
  • An overall GPA of at least 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) is required for all non-nursing course work and all course work completed within the University system prior to admission. A course grade of "C" or above is needed for any courses required for the nursing degree.
  • Two letters of reference
  • A background check and a completed, signed disclosure statement
  • In some cases, a personal interview may be required
  • Final acceptance is dependent on successful completion of all pre-requisite courses and evidence of proper immunizations and CPR certification for Health Professionals
  • Students whose first language is not English
    For applicants whose first language is not English, the Test of English as a Foreign language (TOEFL) OR the Pearson (PTE) is required. Test results must be recent (within the 5 years prior to UNMC application). An official score report must be received by the campus to which you are applying by the admission deadline.

    The minimum scoring standards are:
    • Internet Based TOEFL (iBT): minimum score of 22 in the reading, listening and writing sections and a minimum score of 26 in the speaking section.
    • Pearson Test of English (PTE): minimum score of 59 in the reading, listening, and writing sections and a minimum score of 71 in the speaking section.