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Admissions Requirements for International Students

Admission Requirements for Bachelor of Science Program

The UCLA School of Nursing will admit new undergraduate students once each year at the freshman level and a limited number of transfer students at the junior level. The School requires completion of a supplemental application to allow potential students the opportunity to provide additional information about their preparation for entry into the nursing profession.

First Year Applicants

First year applicants must satisfy the general freshman admission requirements of the University of California and provide the information requested on the School of Nursing Supplemental Application for Freshman Admission.

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with minimum score of 87 (a score of 84 will be considered for admissions) on the Internet-based teset, 220 on the computer-based test or 560 on paper-based test, or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with overall band score of 7 for International applicants from countries with a native language other than English.

Transfer Applicants

Transfer applicants must have completed all IGETC requirements or all general education requirements at the school where currently or previously enrolled and the equivalent of all of the non-nursing preparation for the major courses as follows: Chemistry 14A, B, C or Chemistry 20A, B & 30A; Communications 1 or 10*; Life Sciences 2 & 3; Math 3A or 31A; Microbiology*; Physiological Science 3 & 13; and Psychology 10*.   *May be completed at UCLA.

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with minimum score of 87 on the Internet-based teset, 220 on the computer-based test or 560 on paper-based test, or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with overall band score of 7 for International applicants from countries with a native language other than English.

* For more information on this program, please attend one of our Information Sessions.

If you are an International applicant, please contact Rhonda Flenoy-Younger, Director of Recruitment, Outreach and Admissions, at Rflenoy@sonnet.ucla.edu, prior to applying for admissions.

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