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IGH School of Practical Nursing Application

*Please note: $50 application fee due at time of submission

REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION

  • 17 years of age or older
     
  • High school diploma or equivalency
     
  • Successfully complete the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) entrance exam
     
  • Completion of college-level classes English 101 and Psychology 101 at a regionally accredited college
     
  • Essay

  • 3 current references (one year old or less) (included in the application form)

APPLYING FOR ADMISSION

  1. Applications will be open September 15th through July 1st. Applications are accepted online only.

     
  2. Complete all sections of the online application including essay and submit your nonrefundable application fee of $50.00.
     
  3. An entrance exam is required for all applicants. Exam dates are scheduled from November through April each year for the class applying for the next academic year.  A test fee is required.  Photo ID will be required for admission to the test.  Click here for information on the ATI Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) registration and study guides. 

  4. Official transcripts are required from your high school and any college you have attended. If you have a GED, a copy of your High School Equivalency grades must be sent with your application. If your records are in any other name, please be sure your current name is on the transcript also.
    Request the transcripts to be sent to:
     
                Isabella Graham Hart School of Practical Nursing
                100 Kings Highway South
                Rochester, New York 
    14617

     
  5. References: Give these to people such as employers, clergy, professional acquaintances, work associates, health care workers, committee members, teachers and counselors. Completed forms are mailed directly to the school. Do not give reference forms to close friends or relatives.
     
  6. If your scores are satisfactory on the TEAS Exam and your application is complete, you will be notified to schedule an interview.

  7. After faculty review of all components of your application, you will be notified in writing of either: a decision to admit, placement on the waiting list, or decision to decline admission.  Admission decisions are made by the faculty on a rolling basis. If you have had previous nursing education, a clinical performance evaluation is requested from your former nursing school. To reserve your place after written acceptance in the upcoming class, you will be expected to pay a non-refundable tuition deposit.