Trent University Nursing Admissions Essay

Each program below has specific application requirements and deadlines. Your complete application must be submitted by the program deadline. All non-U.S. citizens must review the application requirements for international applicants.

Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing

  • Transcripts: All post-secondary transcripts from every school where college credit was earned, not just degree-granting institutions.
  • Recommendations: Using our secure, personalized form, three (3) recommendations that attest to the applicant's academic ability, professional competency and personal character must be submitted electronically by each recommender during the application process.
  • Personal Statement: Four comprehensive essays are required and must be uploaded into the supplemental section after application is submitted. Each statement has a maximum of one page, double spaced, 11-12 font size. You must include the question number and question as the header.

Master of Science in Nursing

  • Transcripts: All post-secondary transcripts from every school where college credit was earned, not just degree-granting institutions.
  • Recommendations: Using our secure, personalized form, three (3) professional recommendations that attest to the applicant's academic ability, professional competency and personal character must be submitted electronically by each recommender during the application process.
  • Personal Statement: Three comprehensive essays are required and must be uploaded into the supplemental section after application is submitted. Each statement has a maximum of one page, double spaced, 11-12 font size. You must include the question number and question as the header.
  • Resume/CV: Resume and/or CV must be uploaded in the application.
  • Official GRE Scores: The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is required for all applicants who have a cumulative undergraduate GPA below 3.4. The GRE is waived if you have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.4 or higher or if you have earned a master's or higher-level degree from an accredited institution. GRE scores should be sent directly to the Duke University Graduate School. The GRE school code is R5156. Official GRE scores must arrive before the application deadline date. Scores can take up to 24 days to arrive to the school.

Post-Graduate Certificate

  • Transcripts: All post-secondary transcripts from every school where college credit was earned, not just degree-granting institutions.
  • Recommendations: Using our secure, personalized form, three (3) professional recommendations that attest to the applicant's academic ability, professional competency and personal character must be submitted electronically by each recommender during the application process.
  • Personal Statement: Three comprehensive essays are required and must be uploaded into the supplemental section after application is submitted. Each statement has a maximum of one page, double spaced, 11-12 font size. You must include the question number and question as the header.
  • Resume/CV: Resume and/or CV must be uploaded in the application.
  • Official GRE Scores: The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is required for all applicants who have a cumulative undergraduate GPA below 3.4. The GRE is waived if you have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.4 or higher or if you have earned a master's or higher-level degree from an accredited institution. GRE scores should be sent directly to the Duke University Graduate School. The GRE school code is R5156. Official GRE scores must arrive before the application deadline date. Scores can take up to 24 days to arrive to the school.

BSN to DNP Program

  • Transcripts: All post-secondary transcripts from every school where college credit was earned, not just degree-granting institutions.
  • Recommendations: Using our secure, personalized form, three (3) professional recommendations that attest to the applicant's academic ability, professional competency and personal character must be submitted electronically by each recommender during the application process.
  • Personal Statement: Six comprehensive essays are required and must be uploaded into the supplemental section after application is submitted. Each statement has a maximum of one page, double spaced, 11-12 font size. You must include the question number and question as the header.
  • Resume/CV: Resume and/or CV must be uploaded in the application.
  • Official GRE Scores: The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is required for all applicants who have a cumulative undergraduate GPA below 3.4. The GRE is waived if you have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.4 or higher or if you have earned a master's or higher-level degree from an accredited institution. GRE scores should be sent directly to the Duke University Graduate School. The GRE school code is R5156. Official GRE scores must arrive before the application deadline date. Scores can take up to 24 days to arrive to the school.

Doctor of Nursing Practice

  • Transcripts: All post-secondary transcripts from every school where college credit was earned, not just degree-granting institutions.
  • Recommendations: Using our secure, personalized form, three (3) professional recommendations that attest to the applicant's academic ability, professional competency and personal character must be submitted electronically by each recommender during the application process.
  • Personal Statement: Three comprehensive essays are required and must be uploaded into the supplemental section after application is submitted. Each statement has a maximum of one page, double spaced, 11-12 font size. You must include the question number and question as the header.
  • Resume/CV: Resume and/or CV must be uploaded in the application.

Nurse Anesthesia Doctor of Nursing Practice

  • Transcripts: All post-secondary transcripts from every school where college credit was earned, not just degree-granting institutions.
  • Recommendations: Using our secure, personalized form, three (3) professional recommendations that attest to the applicant's academic ability, professional competency and personal character must be submitted electronically by each recommender during the application process.
  • Personal Statement: Three comprehensive essays are required and must be uploaded into the supplemental section after application is submitted. Each statement has a maximum of one page, double spaced, 11-12 font size. You must include the question number and question as the header.
  • Resume/CV: Resume and/or CV must be uploaded in the application.
  • Official GRE Scores: The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is required for all applicants. GRE scores should be sent directly to the Duke University Graduate School. The GRE school code is R5156. Official GRE scores must arrive before the application deadline date. Scores can take up to 24 days to arrive to the school.

Doctor of Philosophy

  • Recommendations: Using our secure, personalized form, three (3) recommendations that attest to the applicant's academic ability, professional competency and personal character must be submitted electronically by each recommender during the application process.
  • Essay: A two-page essay describing your goals in undertaking doctoral study, including an indication of your proposed focus.
  • Writing Sample: Submit one academic writing sample, such as an article or term/course paper (no more than 15 pages long).

Specialty Certificate

  • Transcripts: All post-secondary transcripts from every school where college credit was earned, not just degree-granting institutions.
  • Recommendations: Using our secure, personalized form, three (3) professional recommendations that attest to the applicant's academic ability, professional competency and personal character must be submitted electronically by each recommender during the application process.
  • Personal Statement: Three comprehensive essays are required and must be uploaded into the supplemental section after application is submitted. Each statement has a maximum of one page, double spaced, 11-12 font size. You must include the question number and question as the header.
  • Resume/CV: Resume and/or CV must be uploaded in the application.
  • Official GRE Scores: The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is required for all applicants who have a cumulative undergraduate GPA below 3.4. The GRE is waived if you have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.4 or higher or if you have earned a master's or higher-level degree from an accredited institution. GRE scores should be sent directly to the Duke University Graduate School. The GRE school code is R5156. Official GRE scores must arrive before the application deadline date. Scores can take up to 24 days to arrive to the school.

Non-Degree

  • Transcripts: Submit official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended.

Admissions: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.Sc.N.)

Below you will find important admission and application information specifically for applicants to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.Sc.N.).

If you need help along the way, there are a few ways to reach us:


Program Information and Streams

The Trent/Fleming School of Nursing offers three streams leading to a B.Sc.N. degree:

  • a Collaborative four-year program,
  • a 28 month Compressed program for students with sufficient transfer credits to fast track through the program, and
  • a RPN bridge to B.Sc.N at George Brown College.

 


Collaborative Program

The Collaborative Program is available to individuals entering from secondary school or those who have completed some post-secondary education.

OUAC application code :  RCN

Start date : September

Program length : Four years

Intake : 120 students

Location : Peterborough Symons campus

Before submitting your application to the OUAC, please ensure you have the following admission requirements, including prerequisite courses, as outlined below.

Collaborative Program Admission Requirements

 

 

Prerequisite Course Equivalents

Average / GPA

Secondary School
  • ENG4U (min. 70%)
  • SBI4U (min. 65%)
  • SCH4U (min. 65%)
  • Any 4U Math (min. 65%)

A minimum average of 75% calculated on the required courses, plus your next best two 4U/M courses

 

College

Secondary school 4U pre-requisites, and/or two semesters of:

  • English (min. 70%)
  • Biology (min. 65%)
  • Chemistry (min. 65%)
  • Math (min. 65%)

 

  • A minimum average of 75% (3.0 GPA) in a completed pre-health sciences (university stream) certificate program or
  • two semesters of a diploma program at a recognized community college.
University

Secondary school 4U or college prerequisite courses, and/or one semester of:

  • English (min. 60)
  • Biology (min. 60)
  • Chemistry (min. 60)
  • Math (min. 60)
A minimum average of 70 (2.7 GPA) calculated on the equivalent to at least one year of full time study.

SPECIAL NOTE

Pre-health certificate programs:

Students registered in the Fleming Pre-Health Science Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees program must achieve an overall average of 75% or better in the completed program to be eligible for admission. 

Applicants from other Pre-Health Science university stream programs must meet the minimum course and cumulative average requirements.

Practical Nursing programs:

Applicants completing a Practical Nursing diploma must be registered in good standing with the CNO at the time of application.

 

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Compressed Program (fast-track)

The compressed program offers students with sufficient university credits the option to fast track through the program in less than three years.

OUAC application code :  RFN

Start date : September

Program length : 28 months

Intake : 80 students

Location : Peterborough Symons campus

Compressed Program Admission Requirements

 

 

Prerequisite Course Equivalents

Average/ GPA

Secondary School

Not eligible for admission

College

Recent graduates from the Fleming College Practical Nursing diploma program who areregistered in good standing with the CNO, will be considered for admission with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (75) and are eligible for a block transfer of 5.0 full credits

 

A minimum GPA of 3.0 (75).

 

University

Secondary school 4U or college prerequisite courses as listed above, and/or one semester of:

  • Biology (min. 60)
  • Chemistry (min. 60)
  • Math (min. 60)
  • 1.0 credit in an Introductory Psychology course*
  • 2.0 full credits at the 1000 level (first year)
  • 1.0 full credits at the 2000 level (second year)

*For admission consideration Intro to Psychology courses must have been completed within the past ten years.

Applicants with sufficient additional transfer credits may have this course requirement waived for admission.

 

A minimum GPA of 2.7 (70) calculated on the last ten (10) university full course equivalents (two years of an undergraduate degree program)

 

CASPer Test 

Applicants to the Collaborative and Compressed programs are required to complete the online CASPer Test.

Details about the test (including registration and test dates) can be found at takecasper.com.

Canadian Nursing School applicant test dates are:

November 19, 2017

January 24, 2018

February 11, 2018

February 22, 2018

 

How to Apply

Applications for the B.Sc.N. Collaborative and Compressed programs are submitted to the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre.  Our fully integrated B.Sc.N. model means that you are registered as a university student for the duration of the program.

The application process is competitive and prerequisite courses should be completed or in progress at the time of application. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.

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Trent-George Brown Nursing Bridge Program

R.P.N. Bridge to B.Sc.N. Program S122

Open to graduates from a recognized community college Registered Practical Nursing (RPN) diploma program who are registered in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario.  Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (75) and not less than 70 in nursing courses to be considered for admission.  Students who successfully complete all bridging courses will be eligible for admission to Trent's B.Sc.Nursing program offered at the George Brown campus.

How to Apply

Apply through OCAS, program code S122

Start date: September

Location: George Brown College Waterfront campus, Toronto

For more information about the program and admissions eligibility, visit the George Brown web site.

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Application Information

All applicants should review the College of Nurses of Ontario Fact Sheet - Requisite Skills and Abilities for Nursing Practice in Ontario on the CNO web site.

 

International Applicants

If you are an International applicant, please consult the How To Apply page.

Internationally Educated Nurses or Physicans

Trent does not offer a program for internationally educated nurses. Individuals who have completed a B.Sc.Nursing (or equivalent) or who hold a Registered Nurse license in another country are not admitted to the program.

In addition, the program is not structured to support the admission of individuals who have completed physician education internationally or domestically.

Mature Applicants

Mature applicants are required to meet the minimum admission requirements as published.  Applicants that do not possess the prerequisites may be admitted as mature students to another program and apply to transfer for the following year.  For information about transferring as a Trent student see the requirements listed below.

 

Nursing Transfer Students

Students wishing to transfer from another nursing program must meet the admission requirements as listed above. In addition, students must be eligible to continue or return to their previous nursing program. The completion of a waiver allowing the Dean of the Trent/Fleming School of Nursing to contact the Dean of the applicant's previous institution is required.

Transfer credits will be evaluated upon admission to the program. Students may be required to provide course syllabi for transfer credit evaluation and credit may be given for courses that are comparable to the nursing program curriculum. The maximum number of transferable credits is 10.0 full credits.

Trent does not offer a post-R.N. to B.Sc.N. program. Individuals holding current registration as an R.N. (or equivalent) with the College of Nurses of Ontario, any other Canadian nursing regulatory body, or internationally, are not eligible for admission to the School of Nursing. Individuals are not eligible for admission if they already hold a B.Sc.N. (or equivalent) degree.

 

Trent Students

Current Trent students can apply to the nursing program in December (for the following September intake) by completing the Application to Transfer to the B.Sc.Nursing form found on myTrent, under the Academic tab. The deadline to apply is January 31.

Please review the Application Information for Current Trent Students document for admission requirements.

Former Trent students should review the application information available at trentu.ca/readmit.

Trent students are required to take the CASPer test.

Important Dates 

 

OctoberApplications to the Collaborative and Compressed programs open on the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC)
December

The internal application for Collaborative and Compressed programs opens for current Trent students on the myTrent portal under the Academics tab.

 

January

Current Ontario secondary school (101) applicants should contact their Guidance Office to apply

The application deadline for current Trent students using the myTrent form is January 31.

February

The OUAC deadline to apply for the Collaborative and Compressed streams is February 16, 2018.

Post-secondary (105) applicants must submit:

  • official transcripts (including fall term grades) from all post-secondary institutions attended
  • secondary school transcripts if meeting subject prerequisites through Grade 12 courses
  • official English language test results (if applicable)
AprilOffers of Admission will be released to Collaborative and Compressed program applicants and will continue on a rolling basis
MayStudents coming from another post-secondary institution must submit final official transcripts  with winter semester grades
JulySecondary school applicants must submit official final transcripts
AugustFinal official transcripts from all institutions must be received by mid-August

 

Non-Academic Requirements

Once admitted to the program, students will be required to complete the Non-Academic Requirements necessary for clinical placement.

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