Nursing Students

Prepare to deliver the highest quality of care with a degree from one of New Hampshire’s most distinctive, top-performing schools of Nursing and Health Professions. Colby-Sawyer offers three exceptional nursing education options to help you reach your professional goals in a variety of health care settings.  

Admission Deadlines
  • Nursing priority: December 1, 2017
    (Applications will be accepted through March 1, 2018 on a space-available basis.)
  • Enrollment Deposit: May 1, 2018
Application Checklist
Academic Checklist
  • Minimum GPA 3.3 in college prep course work
  • College prep English: four years
  • College prep math: three years, including algebra I
  • College prep laboratory-based science: three years
  • College prep social studies or history: three years
  • Foreign language: not required for admission
Extracurricular Checklist

The Admissions Office encourages you to include your participation in student government, athletics, clubs and organizations, volunteer service and employment, as well as any other activities that helped shape your high school experience.

Admission Deadlines
  • Fall term: August 15, 2017
  • Spring term: January 2, 2018
  • Summer term: May 8, 2018
Application Checklist
  • Complete Colby-Sawyer's Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Application
  • Official transcript from an accredited Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program and official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
  • Evidence of licensure as a Registered Nurse
  • Recommendation from current or most recent employer
  • A goal statement (essay) in response to: "What are your professional goals and how could this program enable you to reach them?"
  • TOEFL or IELTS (for international applicants)
  • GRE/GMAT (optional)
Academic Requirements Checklist
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 in an accredited Bachelor of Science in Nursing program
  • Successful completion of an introductory college-level statistics course
Admissions Deadlines
  • Fall: August 25, 2017
  • Spring: December 29, 2017
Application Checklist
  • Complete Colby-Sawyer's Online R.N. to B.S. Application
  • Official high school transcript or GED certificate
  • Official college transcripts (if any college credit has been completed)
  • Recommendation (optional)
  • SAT or ACT (optional)
Academic Checklist
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing or a Diploma in Nursing from an accredited nursing program
Extracurricular Checklist

The Admissions Office encourages you to include your participation in student government, athletics, clubs and organizations, volunteer service and employment, as well as any other activities that helped shape your high school experience.