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Bachelor of Nursing

Ohio University Zanesville 
Traditional Baccalaureate Program

Admission to Ohio University Zanesville

  1. Complete the application form (available in hard copy & online) $20.00 fee.
  2. Submit official high school transcript (must be mailed).
  3. Submit official transcripts for all previous college courses (must be mailed).
  4. High school students must submit ACT College Entrance Examination.  
  5. Math and English placement is based on ACT scores.  If no ACT was taken, placement exams will be required.  To schedule the exam on the Zanesville campus, call the Student Success Center at (740) 588-1510.  

 

Program Requirements (pre-BSN, 1st year)

Freshman:

  1. A high school graduate must have a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 out of a 4.0 scale.
  2. The applicant must have completed courses in algebra, biology, and chemistry with a grade of “C” or better at the high school level.
  3. Achievement of a composite ACT score of at least 23 or an SAT score of 1060 (old) or 1590 (new) on the math and critical reading sections.

Transfer and Current OU students:

  1. Returning or current OU students need to complete an “Update of Program”.
  2. Submit official high school transcript (must be mailed) or copy of GED scores, if fewer than 45 credits of college work has been completed. 
  3. Submit official transcripts for all previous college courses (must be mailed).
  4. The applicant is a transfer or current OU student, they must have an established college grade point (GPA) average of 2.75 or better out of 4.0 scale.  If the student has other college work, a combined GPA will be calculated.
  5. The applicant must have completed courses in algebra, biology, and chemistry with a grade of “C” or better at the high school level or college level.

Program Requirements (BSN Major, 2nd year)

  1. Return postcard indicating  requested review semester
  2. Applicant must complete the “Application for the Traditional Four Year BSN Major” prior to the deadline. The application can be picked up in the nursing office.
  3. Complete a nursing admission’s exam at the applicant’s expense before the entry to the second year of the program. 
  4. All of the 1st year work must be complete with C or better to be eligible to transfer into the Second Year of the BSN program. Work must be completed within Fall, Spring & Summer semester. (See Fall and Spring semester- Year 1).

 

Admission to the Bachelor Degrees Nursing Program is by a competitive and selective process.  Admission to Ohio University and meeting the above selection criteria does not guarantee admission to the nursing program.

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