First Year Entry Nursing Program

Admissions Deadline and Requirements

Application Deadlines and Admissions Requirements

Entry Quarter Priority Application Deadline Anticipated Notification Period

January 15

Applications may be accepted past the priority deadline if seats are available.  Please note however, that late applications have not been possible in recent years due to the large number of applicants. 
Admission Requirements
  1. Freshman class standing as a domestic student*
  2. Completion of UW Bothell First-Year (freshman) admission requirements
  3. Completion of the mathematics proficiency requirement
  4. University personal statement
  5. Nursing goal statement
  6. Journal of activities and accomplishments
  7. Two recommendation forms 
Final High School Transcript Review

Applicants whose records reflect any of the following may have their offer of admission rescinded:

  • Final transcript(s) notes the applicant failed course(s) senior year or
  • The GPA from any transcripted course(s) (Running Start and College in the High School included) falls below a 2.5
  • GPA falls below 2.75
  • One or more CADR is not complete

* International students are not eligible for this program. See International Student advisor for more information if needed.

Earning College Credit in High School

Applicants who have complete college coursework need to carefully review the information on earning college credit.

College Entrance Test Scores and Grade Point Averages

There is not a minimum SAT/ACT or high school GPAs required to apply; however, please note the average incoming SAT/ACT scores, high school GPA and the combined math science GPAs.

Average Incoming SAT/ACT Math Score and GPAs

Average SAT score (Math and Critical Reading)


Average ACT score (Composite)


Average incoming high school cumulative GPA


Average incoming high school combined math science GPA

(includes Biology, Chemistry, and Physical Sciences)




Connect with the First Year Nursing Admissions Advisor

Muriel Montenegro

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To make an appointment

call 425-352-5000 or email