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


  • 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)


  1. Applications are accepted online only.  For August Admissions: Deadline is May  31st. For January Admissions: Deadline is October 14th.  Note: all parts of the application need to be completed by the deadline to be considered for admission.

  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 on an ongoing basis.  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. Note: Please create a free account with ATI before registering.

  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
    Request the transcripts to be sent to:
                Isabella Graham Hart School of Practical Nursing
                100 Kings Highway South
                Rochester, New York
  5. References: Give these to people such as employers, clergy, professional acquaintances, 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. Click here for our reference form.
  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 and lab performance evaluation is requested from your former nursing school. To reserve your place after written acceptance in the upcoming class, a nonrefundable tuition payment is required.