After the application deadline, Covenant School of Nursing will consider
all qualified applicants whose application files are complete and up to
date. Selected applicants are then sent an email regarding their status
as accepted, alternate, disqualified or declined admission. Notices are
sent 4 weeks after the application deadline. We cannot give any admission
status updates over the phone or to family members. Accepted and alternate
candidates will be required to complete all of the requirements according
to the deadlines listed in their admission packet.
How to check your admission status online
here to learn How To Create Your Account for your admission status
You will be notified by email and your status will be updated on Empower.
Please make sure to check your email and spam mail regularly as well as
your status through Empower. Please make sure to type in your email correctly
when completing your online application.
An enrollment agreement must be signed and returned with the admission packet.
All accepted or alternate students will schedule an appointment with Employee
Health Services at Covenant Health to perform the following:
- Document a medical history
- Update required immunizations (Employee Health Services will inform the
student which immunizations are still required)
- Lab titer to ensure immunization for the Varicella Zoster
- Complete a color blind test (if applicable)
- Undergo a respirator FIT test
- TB baseline and secondary test
- Physical Demand Analysis
- Perform a drug screen test: if the pre-enrollment drug screen is positive
for an illegal substance the candidate will be denied admission to Covenant
School of Nursing and Allied Health and will not be eligible to reapply
for 2 years
- Other items needed to complete the student health file
- All of these items must be completed by the date specified in the admission packet
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO APPLICANTS: please be aware that all of our students are required to have completed
the HEP B series before the start of school. If you have not yet begun
to receive this series, or if you will not have it completed before classes
begin, you will not be eligible for admission.
THIS IS A NON-NEGOTIABLE REQUIREMENT.
Completion of an approved CPR course is required prior to admission to
the school. CPR must be taken through American Heart Association only.
An online version of CPR that does not require -hands on skill performance is
not acceptable for students entering their first semester at CSON you must
submit a copy of your CPR card for your admission file
as specified in the admission packet.
Final Admission Status
A final letter of admission is mailed to the student after all medical
requirements are met, all final official sealed transcripts have been
received, and the admission file is complete. Until receipt of this final
notification, the student's admission remains tentative.
The following are class averages for students accepted at Covenant School
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We thank you for taking the time and effort to apply to Covenant School
of Nursing. Because we are unable to speak with every applicant individually,
we are posting the most frequently asked questions in regards to admissions.
The RN program is extremely academically, clinically and personally rigorous.
Success in the program requires that a student excel in a full time program
of study including multiple and competing demands such as classroom, clinical,
group projects, and community service. All successfully submitted applications
are considered. The Admissions Committee reviews all applications and
each of the following items are taken into consideration: pre-requisite
GPA, science GPA, TEAS V scores, healthcare experience and references.
Frequently Asked Questions
What does tentatively accepted mean? It means that you have been selected based upon successfully completion
of the admission requirements. You are not fully accepted into the program
until you meet all the admissions requirements and deadlines specified
in the admissions packet
I was selected as an alternate, when will my admission status be updated? Admission statuses can be updated at anytime throughout the admissions process.
Can you tell me where I stand as an alternate? The Admissions Committee does not disclose the order of the alternates.
Why was I denied admission? Many factors contribute to why the Admissions Committee may have denied
an application. The Admissions Committee does not disclose reasons as
to why an applicant was not selected. Please note that we receive an average
of 200-300 applications for Spring admission and 300-400 applications
for Fall admission.
Should I repeat the pre-requisite courses to increase my chances of being
accepted? That is a decision for the applicant. Please check with the college or
university you plan to repeat the course. There are many policies in regards
to repeating a course.
Can I reapply? Yes, please make an appointment with the Admissions Officer to review your
file if you are planning to reapply.