The Accelerated BSN program is an innovative educational opportunity for college graduates that allow them to transition into entry level clinical proactive in only twelve months. Full-time study is required during this period.
Interested individuals with a bachelor's degree, who have completed the required prerequisites courses, are invited to apply to the program. Following admission to a completion of the pre-licensure phase, students will be awarded a B.S.N. degree and are eligible to take the required National Council of Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN®).
New Jersey City University's Accelerated B.S.N. program is offered at two convenient locations; Jersey City starting every September and Wall Township at the NJCU at Wall campus in May of each year.
Note: In addition to any applicable tuition and/or fees, students in the Accelerated B.S.N. program should expect to pay approximately 2,500 for required uniforms, books and nursing equipment.
PROGRAM ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
The following is a list of general admissions requirements for the 2015 Accelerated B.S.N. program.
This program has the capacity to fill approximately 48 available seats at the Jersey City campus and 30 seats at the NJCU at Wall campus. A waiting list is created only when there are more qualified applicants than seats available. If no vacancies become available, applicants on the waiting list must re-apply the following year.
HOW TO APPLY
Beginning on or about October 15, 2014, applications for the 2015 Accelerated BSN Program will be available through NursingCAS 3.0. NursingCAS is the online, centralized application service for nursing schools. NursingCAS processes your application and transcripts on behalf of the university.
PLEASE DO NOT APPLY DIRECTLY TO NJCU OR APPLY THROUGH NURSINGCAS 2.0. YOUR APPLICATION CANNOT BE CONSIDERED IF YOU DO. ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE SUBMITTED VIA NURSINGCAS 3.0.
Visit www.nursingcas.org and click “Apply” to initiate your application. And click on “Create Account” and complete the required fields in order to start your application.
Please follow the guidelines for New Jersey City University’s requirements. Your application will not be considered until ALL elements listed in Personal Information, Academic History, Supporting Information and Program Materials are completed and submitted. APPLICATION DEADLINES for 2015 ADMISSION
February 2, 2015 - NJCU@Brookdale (Wall Township) cohort
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INFORMATION FOR FOREIGN GRADUATES
HESI ADMISSION ASSESSMENT (A2)
You may submit your application before taking the HESI Admission Assessment, which is required of all applicants. The exam covers content related to math, English and sciences; NJCU does not test students on chemistry or physics content.
Applicants may begin registering for the HESI Admission Assessment on October 15, 2014.
We urge you to schedule your HESI before the deadline. We will not grant extensions for personal hardship or weather-related delays. If you have completed the HESI A2, input your HESI scores in the “Tests” section of NursingCAS. These scores will be validated by New Jersey City University by the Nursing Admissions Committee. Follow these instructions to register for the HESI A2 and have your results sent directly to NJCU. Only HESI scores sent directly to NJCU will be considered by the Admissions Committee. We do not accept results directly from applicants or other schools. For more information on the instructions click here FOR INDIVIDUALS RE-APPLYING TO THE ACCELERATED BSN PROGRAM
You will be required to re-apply using NursingCAS 3.0. All requirements of NursingCAS, including application fee and transcript processing must be met. NJCU will not be able to provide any information on your behalf to NursingCAS 3.0. You will need to re-take the HESI Admission Assessment exam.