Direct Entry Program into Nursing Major
High-achieving high school students have the opportunity as first-year students to be directly admitted into the Luther College nursing major.
Direct entry admission is competitive and meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.
Deadline and Notification:
The Admissions Office will review potential candidates for direct entry into the program if nursing is indicated as a potential major on the general college application. There is no separate application to complete. Qualified students will be notified of acceptance of direct entry into the nursing major.
NOTE: Students not offered direct entry into the program can still apply to the nursing major during the fall of their first year at Luther College.
Students admitted to the nursing major through the direct entry option must:
Decisions affecting the continued progression in the major after admission to it are made at the end of each semester. Students must continue to meet all admission requirements. Additionally, a minimum grade of C is required for all nursing courses as well as satisfactory completion of the clinical components. No nursing courses can be repeated more than once.