LPN to ASN Admission Requirements

A point system is used to evaluate applications of qualified candidates in order to accept applicants into the program as either pre-nursing or nursing majors. The point system used by the Nursing Program Admissions Committee is available upon request.

Specific requirements to be accepted into the LPN-ASN program at USF Crown Point are outlined below:

  1. Meet university entrance requirements for transfer students.
  2. Submit a current, active LPN license.
  3. Have earned a GPA of 2.7 or better from the LPN program attended.
  4. Have completed the nursing entrance examination Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS).
  5. Complete LPN-ASN pre-requisite courses. (Contact a USF Crown Point admissions counselor for more information.)
  6. A minimum of 26 credit hours in nursing must be taken at the University of Saint Francis to be awarded an associate degree in nursing from USF.

If you do not meet the nursing admission criteria, you may still be admitted to USF Crown Point as a pre-nursing major. Each applicant is reviewed on an individual basis.

Entry into the clinical sequence is based on availability of enrollment openings for the course. If it becomes necessary to form a waiting list for clinical courses, the following criteria are used for prioritizing students to begin the clinical sequence:

  1. GPA earned at USF.
  2. Date of entry into the nursing program.
  3. Number of credit hours completed toward the degree, including transfer credit.
  4. Grades in non-nursing courses, especially science and math courses.

Once admitted to the nursing major, you must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.7, achieve a “B-” or better in all nursing theory courses, achieve a “P” in all nursing clinical courses and earn a grade of “C” or better in all required non-nursing courses.