Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply?

To apply to the Pre-Licensure Nursing Program visit the Admission site.

Is financial aid available?

Students attending at least half-time (6 credits per semester) are eligible to apply for federal financial aid. The Priority deadline for filing the FAFSA for financial aid consideration is March 1st.  Refer to Financial Aid.

What is the number of years allowed for program completion?

Students attending full-time will complete the program in 4 years.

When and how will classes be offered? Will any classes be offered online?

General education and prerequisite courses are offered in a variety of formats including traditional daytime classes, evenings, or online.  Students interested in completing the prerequisites and general education courses through a combination of online, evening and daytime classes. All nursing specific courses are traditional, face to face classes.

What is the total cost of tuition per credit for full-time and part-time study (including mandatory fees)?

For current undergraduate costs please go to Tuition and Fees.

Do you offer challenge exams for credit and course exemption?

Yes, PSU offers CLEP and DSST (Dantes) for some general education and prerequisite courses by appointment.