Interested students are encouraged to start the Wesleyan admission process early and to work closely with admission staff and the Nursing department to ensure timely completion of the prerequisite courses and admission requirements. 


Fall Deadlines

October 1 Nursing Application and HESI-A2 Registration Opens
April 1  Nursing Application and HESI-A2 Deadline
May  Nursing Cohort Announcement
August  Classes Start

How to Transfer and Apply

  • Apply to the Nursing program for no cost. 
  • Register for HESI A2 exam (fee for exam is $60).
  • HESI A2 exam must be taken at Wesleyan College during application period


Admission Requirements

Admission to Wesleyan College does not guarantee admission to the Nursing Program. The Nursing Program is full time; class and clinical times can vary throughout the week.

Minimum Criteria for Admission

  • Admission to Wesleyan College.
  • Completion of all concentration classes or their equivalents and have no more than six hours of required proficiency and general education classes outstanding.
  • Overall cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on all pre-nursing general education core and concentration classes, all attempts are included within five years of starting the program. Students falling below a GPA of 3.0 will be reviewed on a case by case basis.
  • Satisfactory score on the Health Education System, Inc. (HESI) Admission Assessment Exam (A2).
  • Good academic standing at Wesleyan College.
  • A grade of “C” or higher in pre-nursing Math, Science, and Psychology courses.


Additional Admission Policies for Transfer and Second Degree Students

  • Pre-nursing courses completed at another regionally accredited college or university will be evaluated by the registrar to determine equivalency.
  • Nursing courses completed at another institution will not be accepted by Wesleyan College.
  • A student's last human Anatomy and Physiology courses taken more than five years before enrollment at Wesleyan College will not satisfy the pre-nursing requirements.
  • Transfer students and students who have previously earned B.A. or B.S. degrees must have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing: 120 semester hours

To fulfill the distribution requirement for Developing, Exploring and Expanding, students must complete the following with different prefixes: 1 course from Fine Arts, 2 courses from Humanities, 3 courses from Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and 1 course from Social & Behavioral Sciences/ Professional Studies.

A general education course may count only one time in any part of the requirements.

Courses Required for Second Degree Students

Students with prior baccalaureate degrees are required to complete the following courses, or their equivalents: PSY 101, BIO 110, CHM 101, MAT 130/140/150, MAT 220, BIO 210, BIO 211, BIO 245, and PSY 240

Please contact the Admissions Office at (800) 447.6610 or with questions about about the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program and Wesleyan College.

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The Wesleyan College Bachelor of Science in Nursing program has Full Approval from the Georgia Board of Nursing. The baccalaureate degree program in nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

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