Application Information

 

Instructions

Supporting Documents

Frequently Asked Questions


Please read this entire page before accessing the application.

This application will be available from October 1, 2019- October 31, 2019. Complete applications must be submitted before midnight (CST) on October 31st.

Complete the application using: https://cws.auburn.edu/nursingapp

- Be sure to "Submit" your application. You should receive an email confirming that your application has been "received" by the Student Services Office. If you do not receive an email confirming your submission, the Student Services office does not have your application and thus will not be considered for admission.

We ask that you carefully read the "Instructions" section  to make sure you have all the documents needed to complete your application before starting.

 


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Instructions

**Transfer students must be admitted to Auburn University before having access to the nursing application. This could take up to 4 weeks. We highly encourage transfer students to apply to Auburn University as soon as possible in order to avoid any delays in applying to our upper division. All students must have an Auburn email address before receiving the link to the application**

1. Apply for admission to Auburn University:

Applicants must be currently enrolled at Auburn University OR be accepted to the university and have paid the confirmation deposit BEFORE completing the Nursing application

2. Apply to the Nursing program using the link above

Eligibilty: Eligibility will be considered after fall semester.

  • Applicants must earn a minimum GPA of a 2.5 on all college work attempted. Preference will be given to those with higher GPA’s. Admission decisions will be made on non-adjusted GPA’s.
  • Applicants must have successfully completed at least 3 of the following science pre-requisite courses to be eligible to apply.
    • Biology 1020,1021: Principles of Biology with Lab
    • Chemistry 1030,1031: Fundamentals of Chemistry I with Lab
    • Biology 3200, 3201: Microbiology with Lab
    • Biology 2500: Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab
    • Biology 2510: Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab
  • Applicants must complete all PNUR Pre-requisites prior to admission to the upper division program.
  • Applicants must complete science courses within the last 5 years.

 

3. Forms to have ready before accessing the Nursing application:

1) Hep B vaccination documentation-

In our Upper Division, students begin clinical rotations in the first semester. ALL vaccinations must be complete in order to begin clinicals. Because the Hepatitis B vaccination takes 6 months to complete, we are requiring that all applicants submit documentation of a positive titer OR a negative titer and the first two injections at the time of application. This process could take six weeks if you have a negative titer and require the vaccine. Do not assume that because you had the vaccine as a child that you will have a positive titer.

During the summer, see your healthcare provider to have this blood test drawn. They must provide you with a quantitative titer that shows a numerical value indicating your degree of immunity (see example of lab results). You will nee to hold on to all lab results so you can submit them electronically with your application in October.

EXAMPLE LAB RESULTS

2) Volunteer/Work/Shadowing- We will accept emails, letters, and other forms that indicate the number of hours completed, description of observation experience, and point of contact to verify hours.

 

**We will only use your Auburn email address to communicate**

- Interviews for Summer/Fall 2020 will be  February 1, 2020 and are in-person and mandatory.


Supporting Documents

Pre-Nursing Curriculum

Pre-Nursing GPA Calculator


Interview Support:

The Student Services Office coordinates an interview information session and student panel in January. The Auburn Career Center partners with our office to offer mock interviews. In the meantime, students can take advantage of the Career Center's resources of online help (link listed below)

 

Frequently Asked Questions

  •  Are volunteer/work/shadowing forms required?
    • No, we recommend completing a health-related experience in order to stay competitive. However, a specific form isn't required. You can document your experience through a letter, email, or using the form provided on this page. Please be sure to include how many hours completed, description of experience, and contact information for a supervisor.

 

  • Can I upload a letter, sign-in sheet, or email from a supervisor and it counts toward my volunteer/work/shadowing experience?
    • Yes! We will accept forms listed above for your volunteer/work/shadowing information. Be sure to have how many hours completed, description of experience, and contact information for a supervisor.

 

  • Can I mail or drop off my application?
    • No, we do not accept paper forms for our application. 

 

  • When will I know if I got an interview?
    • Emails about interviews will go out approximately 2 weeks after spring semester starts. Keep in mind that we will use your Auburn email address to communicate about application status, interviews, and acceptance

 

  • How can I submit my application before my grades are reported for a spring semester? 
    • If you are currently taking courses at Auburn University for the fall semester, the Student Services office will look up your fall grades after grades are reported.
    • If you are currently taking any courses away from Auburn University for a fall semester, you will need to send a copy of your unofficial transcript to auson@auburn.edu no later than January 1st in order to be considered for admission. Keep in mind that official transcripts must be sent to AU University no later than February 1st.

 

  • What if I don't know my Auburn email address?
    • Contact the Admissions department. 

 

  • I forgot to upload my volunteer information (or any other document), but I've already submitted my application...
    • We will not accept any forms or documents after an application has been submitted. We highly encourage you to read the instructions page and have all documents prepared to upload to the application before starting the application.

 

  • Whew, I've submitted my application with all supporting documents...Now what?
    • You will receive an application status email from one of our staff members. This email will include your application status. We recommend that you take a look at your Degree Works to see any outstanding courses you have left to take. Interview emails will go out to Auburn email addresses about 2 weeks after the start of spring semester. 

 

  • Eek! I can't make the interview. What should I do?
    • Unfortunately, all interviews are required to be in-person and on the date specified. If you can't make the interview date, we suggest you apply for another cohort. 

 

  • How do I know if I am a transfer student or current Auburn student?
    • If you are currently taking Auburn courses, you are a current Auburn student. This is even if you haven't taken all of your courses at Auburn. You are only considered a "transfer student" when you are applying to Auburn Nursing and not taking Auburn courses.

 

  • What questions are on the application?
    • All of the questions are information based. We do not ask any essay questions. We ask for contact information, volunteer/work/shadowing information