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How to Apply

To begin your application, request information in this webform, or call (304) 457-6595 to speak with an Admissions representative.

See all sections below for detailed information on the application process.

Pre-Application Criteria

Each applicant will be required to provide:

1.  Current unencumbered license as a registered professional nurse.
2.  Graduate from an approved associate degree or diploma program in nursing
3.  Transcript from all prior academic work.
4.  Certified Background Check & Drug Screen through certifiedbackground.com.


Policy II.T. Students with Disabilities Admission & Progression

The Alderson Broaddus University Department of Nursing complies with the University’s admission and progression policy in response to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.  Students admitted to the nursing major are expected to be able to complete curriculum requirements which include physical, cognitive, and behavioral skills that are essential to the function of the entry level professional nurse. Reasonable accommodations will be made in order that nursing students with disabilities can successfully complete the nursing program; however, the successful candidate for graduation is expected to perform in a reasonably independent manner.

Application Process Overview

Admissions Requirements

•  Minimum GPA: 2.5 from RN/ADN program
•  No age requirement
•  Certified Background Check
•  Drug Screen
Additional healthcare requirements needed - see AB Nursing and Policy Procedure Manual
Graduation Requirements

Progression Within the Nursing Major

Once a student enters the nursing major, progression within that student’s nursing course sequence depends upon the student being able to maintain the following:

a.)  A cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
b.)  A progression grade of 80% or higher on testing in all nursing courses

Graduation Requirements

This program requires 120 credits for graduation with 24 credits in nursing from Alderson Broaddus University.   Students are required to complete all graduation requirements for a bachelor’s degree as specified in the Alderson Broaddus University Catalog.  Upon completion of 10 credits at Alderson Broaddus Universityin the nursing major and a grade point average of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale), the student may receive 40 hours of credit toward the required 120 credits necessary for graduation.  These credits are determined by evaluating the nursing courses completed at the previous institution and granting escrow credits for these course as if they had been taken at Alderson Broaddus University

Computer Technology Recommendations

Access and use of computer technology is required. To help students with their academics and to facilitate communication, the following computer technology recommendations are made:

Operating Systems*
Microsoft XP SP3, Vista SP2 or above,  Windows 7 or Windows 8
To install programs, you must have an Administrator-level login on the computer.

Internet connection
1.5 – 3.0 mps (Mega Bits per Second) this is low end DSL connection. Anything lower will prevent successful support using remote support software and downloading updates to programs.
Browsers: Firefox, Google Chrome, IE, latest versions. Firefox recommended.

Computer Hardware
CPU: 2.0 Ghz Dual Core
Hard Disk: 5 GB free space on hard disk
Display: monitor with (1024x768) resolution and 65,536 (16 bit) colors or better. Recommended: SXGA (1280x1024) or higher with true color (32 bit)