The VCU School of Nursing offers guaranteed admission pathways for all degree levels.
For questions related to guaranteed admission, contact the Office of Student Success.
Guaranteed admission is offered through the VCU Honors College Guaranteed Admission Program and for eligible VCU ROTC students.
RN to B.S.
Guaranteed admission for VCCS graduates who meet admission requirements. Qualified students from John Tyler/Brightpoint, Southside Virginia, Rappahannock and Reynolds Community Colleges may be eligible for co-enrollment. This allows students to complete courses in their community college nursing programs and VCU’s RN-BS program concurrently.
All students who graduate with the minimum of a bachelor’s degree from the VCU School of Nursing are guaranteed admission to any SON graduate programs provided they meet the requirements for admission and program space availability. Guaranteed admission for all programs is limited by the total number of positions available in each respective program.
Admission requirements by graduate program:
- Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
- Family Nurse Practitioner
- Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
- Nursing Leadership and Organizational Science
- Graduate Certificate in Health Care Innovation
- Graduate Certificate in Care Coordination