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Direct Admission

Madonna University is proud to offer nursing admission to qualified high school seniors (starting with the Class of 2013).

The criteria for direct nursing admission are the following:

  • Minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.65
  • Successful completion (grade ‘B’ or higher) of one year of biology, chemistry, and 2 years of algebra
  • Minimum 24 ACT composite score
  • Enroll at Madonna University immediately following high school
  • Applications received by December 1 will receive priority decisions
  • Applications received after December 1 will be reviewed upon receipt and decisions made on a space available basis
  • Within 4 weeks of direct admission offer, students will accept or decline admission
  • Meeting the admission criteria does not guarantee direct nursing admission

Students offered direct nursing admission are required to complete the following:

  • Maintain full-time enrollment at Madonna University
  • Successfully pass (‘C’ or higher) all Madonna University courses
  • Earn minimum cumulative Madonna University GPA of 3.30
  • Successfully complete all prerequisite courses and be eligible for nursing major within 2 years of initial enrollment

For students with a non-nursing degree seeking admission into Madonna's ABSN program, complete admission requirements for the ABSN Program are available on the accelerated nursing website.