Programmatic Admission Requirements and Placement Standards

The following table lists admission requirements and placement standards for specific programs within Trinity College:


Program Requirements & Placement Standards

Associate of Science in Nursing
 
 
 
  • Cumulative High School GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale and ACT score of 21 or above
  • or 24 hours of completed college coursework with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Accelerated Program
  • A baccalaureate or higher degree in a non-nursing discipline
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Completion of all required prerequisite general education courses with a grade of C or higher
  • Personal essay in a letter form addressing candidate’s professional attributes, ability to manage an accelerated curriculum and career goals
  • Required science courses completed within the last seven years prior to enrollment
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Basic Program
  • Completion of 48 to 52 credits of general education courses with a grade of C or higher
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • Required science courses completed within the last seven years prior to enrollment

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Completion Program
  • RN licensure
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • Must demonstrate organic chemistry and statistic readiness through Compass Math Placement and/or prior coursework

Associate of Applied Science in Radiography
  • Cumulative High School GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and ACT score of 20 or above
  • 12 hours of completed college coursework with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above and Compass Test placement at 100 level math

Associate of Applied Science in Respiratory Care *
  • Cumulative High School GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and ACT score of 20 or above
  • 12 hours of completed college coursework with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above and Compass Test placement above Basic Algebra Level

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences
  • Proof of unencumbered state licensure or certification as a Radiographer, Respiratory Therapist, or other approved allied health profession
  • Graduation from a professionally accredited allied health program
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Must demonstrate statistics readiness through Compass Math Placement and/or prior coursework

Master of Science in Nursing
 
  • see graduate catalog

NOTE: Accepted students are required to complete a criminal background check. No student is permitted in a clinical area without verification of a background check. Due to the nature of the curriculum at Trinity College, all students are required to complete CPR for the health care provider prior to entry. Additionally, all students are required to have several immunizations prior to entry. This includes the Hepatitis B series, two step TB testing, and documentation of measles, mumps and rubella vaccination