School of Nursing Online Application


APPLICATION FILING PERIOD: January 15th through March 15th for April Kaplan Exam, August 15th through October 15th for the November Kaplan Exam.  Applications received after the filling period will not be considered. 

Please note that student must be accepted to Nyack College before completing the School of Nursing application.

Kaplan Nursing Entrance Exam: The exam will be administered as follows:

November 8, 2013 Friday 9:00am - 12:30 PM
April 11, 2014 Friday 9:00am - 12:30 PM


APPLICATION PROCESS: Students submit an on-line application. After evaluating the application, qualified students will be invited to the Kaplan exam.

Kaplan Exam Questions? The Kaplan Nursing Entrance Exam is designed to determine the academic readiness of applicants to post-secondary education programs. The Kaplan contains four subtests: Math, Science, English, and Reading.

Eligibility Requirements  

Admission to the Nursing Major is open to qualified Nursing Pre-Requisite Curriculum students and qualified transfer students. Your cumulative GPA and the score obtained in your Kaplan exam will determine the admission to the Nursing Major.

  1. Students must be U.S citizens or have one of the following immigration statuses:
    • Permanent resident (pending permanent residency will not be considered)
    • F1 Visa
    • Asylum Refugee, Temporary Protected Status, Withholding of Removal, or Deferred Action Status by the U.S. Government
  2. Completion of pre-requisite courses including College Algebra, Essentials of Chemistry, Principles of Nutrition, Anatomy and Physiology I, College Writing I and II, and General Psychology
  3. Cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher
  4. Cumulative GPA of 2.5 in core math and science courses (College Algebra, Essentials of Chemistry, Principles of Nutrition, and Anatomy and Physiology I)
  5. Nursing Essay
  6. Must meet or exceed the national average score of TEAS exam

General Information

First Name:
Middle Name:
Last Name:
Prior Last Name:
Date of Birth:
Student ID #:
Personal Email:
Nyack Email:
The following information is requested by our accrediting and professional organizations. We would ask that you provide this information, but failing to provide the information will in no way affect your admission status.
Have you ever been convicted of a crime in the U.S. or any other country?

If Yes, please explain:

Educational History

Colleges Attended
School State Start Date End Date Attended Credits GPA

Prerequisite Course of Study

Please indicate when and where you took the following prerequisite courses. (The number of prereq courses outstanding will be considered by the Admissions Committee.)
College Algebra
Term Year Credits College Grade In Progress
Essentials of Chemistry
Principles of Nutrition
Anatomy and Physiology I
Anatomy and Physiology II
College Writing I
College Writing II
General Psychology

Nursing Program Essay

There are more than 600 major fields of study offered at more than 3,000 colleges and universities. You are about to pursue nursing career among many other fields of study. Please explain the reason you are choosing nursing as your career. You may draw from work experience, personal experience, and educational experiences and express your future career goals in nursing after college graduation (Limit 300 words).
   I hereby certify that I have read and understood all the eligibility requirements for admission and that the information supplied herein is accurate and complete. I further understand that if I misrepresent or withhold any information, I may jeopardize my admission.
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