Readmission to the Nursing Program

Degree Program Re-Entry

Students seeking re-entry into a degree program must complete the re-entry process by submitting a letter to the department chair; have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75, and evidence of the applicant’s efforts to strengthen areas of weakness. The applications of students will be reviewed throughout the calendar year by the Program Re-Entry Committee.

This Committee may mandate specific requirements that students must meet as part of their return to the degree program.

Readmitted students must follow the catalog in place at the time of their return to the program and meet all requirements of the Re-Entry letter.

Ineligibility for Re-Entry to the Nursing Associate Degree         

A student admitted for Fall 2014 and semesters following, are not eligible for readmission to the St. Vincent’s College Nursing Program, under any status (including admission as a new, transfer or readmitted student) for the following reasons:

    • The student earned a final clinical grade of “Not Met” in the clinical component of any nursing course.
    • The student earned two academic failures in one or more nursing courses with a clinical component.
    • The student earned an academic failure in NUR 101
    • The student had two withdrawals from a nursing courses with a clinical component with a failing theory grade at the time of withdrawal.
  • The student had one withdrawal from a nursing course with a clinical component while on Clinical Warning.