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Nursing Program: Early Admission Policy

A high school graduate interested in nursing is eligible for early admission to the nursing major at Calvin College. The student must meet the following criteria:

  • A composite ACT of equal to or greater than 28 or
  • An SAT critical reading plus math score of equal to or greater than 1260 or
  • Average marks of 91% or higher from a Canadian high school
  • Students must specify a nursing major on their Calvin College application and submit their final Early Admission qualifying ACT, SAT, or marks from a Canadian High School on or before Feb 1st prior to Calvin admission for their freshman year.

In order to maintain early admission status, a student, at the Calvin College Department of Nursing application deadline, must have:

  • A 3.5 GPA in the nursing prerequisite courses at Calvin
  • A 3.3 cumulative GPA at Calvin
  • Completed admission requirements (i.e. criminal background check, disciplinary check, drug screen, fingerprint check) as specified in the Calvin catalog of the year of the student’s admission to Calvin.