FAQs for Pre-Licensure

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What are the required pre-requisites for the nursing major?

Will the pre-requisites I’ve taken at a community college count for admission?

Why do I have to take so many science courses?

How are students selected for the program?

What if I’m an alternate?

What is a TEAS test and what is the average admission score?

How do I sign up for the TEAS test, what does it cost, and where is it held?

How many students apply to the program?

How many students are admitted to the program each Semester?

What is the average GPA of the students admitted to the program?

How long is the program?

Can I take nursing courses in any order I want?

What if I become ill, or for some reason I can’t continue the nursing program?

What is a cohort?

When do I get actually go into the hospital and take care of patients?

Do I need a uniform, how much does it cost and where do I get it?

Where are the hospitals that the program uses for clinical?

Can I pick which hospital I want to have for clinical?

What is the passing rate for Stan State students taking NCLEX?

Is the Stanislaus State nursing program accredited?

Why should I get a B.S.N. degree?

What else do I get with my B.S.N. degree?

What’s the difference between a B.S.N. and A.D.N. Degree?

Shouldn’t every nurse be a B.S.N?

Why should I come to Stanislaus State?

What is the approximate overall cost for the program?

Is there financial aid available for nursing?