Orvis School of Nursing Accelerated 16-Month BSN Admission Criteria Point Matrix*

Effective Application Cycle Spring 2024
Matrix showing points per admissions criteria
Points 0 0.5 1 1.5 2 2.5 3.0
Nevada high school graduate OR In-state residency status No - Yes - - - -
Completed NSHE pre-requisite credits 0-20 21-39 40 - - - -
Cumulative GPA as calculated by AAR -
≥3.40
- - - - -
Pre-Nursing GPA** <3.40 3.40 - 3.499 3.50 - 3.599 3.60 - 3.699 3.70 - 3.799 3.80 - 3.899 3.90 - 4.00
TEAS cumulative percentile score <71 71-73.99 74-76.99 77-80.99 81-84.99 85-87.99 88-100.00
Military veteran or active duty military No - Yes - - - -
 Earned bachelor’s degree in another field No - - - Yes - -
Healthcare licensure or completed healthcare profession  program of study No Nursing assistant, Medical Assistant, EMT (basic and advanced) LPN/LVN, EMT-Paramedic, Respiratory Therapist - - - -

*Pre-Nursing GPA Includes: CHEM 121A/L, BIO 189**, BIOL 223 A/L, BIOL 224 A/L, BIOL 251 A/L, NUTR 223, HDFS 201, MATH > 126, Communications and NURS 407.

** BIO 189 or BIO 190 included in prenursing GPA calculation for all students advised from Fall 2023 forward. Optional inclusion for students having been advised prior to this time.

Approved: 9/12/2023