Nursing LPN-RN Admissions Criteria

 

1. Request & Submit All Official College & High School Transcripts:

 
  • High School transcript not required if you currently hold a college degree (Associates or Bachelors)
    • Transcripts can be requested to be sent electronically to: admissions@baystate.edu
    • Transcripts can be requested to be sent via mail to 31 St. James Avenue Boston, MA 02116
    • Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA in previous coursework
    • Applicants must have completed Anatomy & Physiology I with at least a B average

2. Submit a Copy of Your LPN License:

 
  • Applicant must hold a valid, unencumbered practical nurse license from a state board of nursing and be eligible for licensure in Massachusetts

3. Register for the NACE I Exam & Submit Scores:

  • Screenshot or PDF of Scores can be sent to admissions@baystate.edu
    • NACE I FAQ’s
    • Register for NACE I here
    • NACE I Admission Requirements:
      • Applicants must have a minimum score of 76
      • Applicants allowed 2 Attempts within a year to be considered for their Decision of acceptance
      • Applicants must wait at least 4 weeks from the date in which they completed their 1st attempt before registering for their 2nd attempt if needed
  • Exam to Register for:
Foundations of Nursing for HyFlex
Type: Assessment Exams: NACE Foundations of Nursing Proctor
Option: Proctorio / HyFlex School Products: NACE
Price: $80.00

 

4. Complete English Placement Test:

  • Required for all applicants -- completed remotely from home once all other steps above are complete

5. Apply for Financial Aid (optional)