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Conemaugh School of Nursing
Admissions and Application Guidelines

Although our school year begins in August, qualified candidates are invited and encouraged to apply at any time.

Please download and complete application and required forms and mail them to:

Tracy Spade, RN BSN
Academic Admissions Coordinator/Registrar
Conemaugh School of Nursing
(814) 534-9492
Tspade@conemaugh.org


Admission Guidelines

Admission requirements include but are not limited to:

  • US citizens or in good standing with the US Department of Immigration
  • Ranking in the upper half of your high school graduating class
  • Minimum high school GPA of 2.5
  • "C" or better in high school algebra, biology and chemistry
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Score of 1000 on SAT if taken after March 1, 2016; Prior to March 1, 2016 SAT score of 1350 is required, 18 composite score on ACT.  Students who do not have the accepted SAT or ACT scores will be considered for acceptance based on the results of the TEAS exam.
  • Please note: Beginning October 15, 2017 all applicants to the Conemaugh School of Nursing will be required to take the TEAS exam in order to be considered for admission.
  • To register for the TEAS exam please visit https://www.atitesting.com/home.aspx.  
  • Algebra, biology or chemistry courses can be retaken with course selection discussed with SON representatives before registration

Please download Conemaugh's School of Nursing Catalog for more information on admission criteria and program objectives.


Application Requirements

Application Checklist

When the completed application and required documents are received, we will contact you to schedule an admissions interview. The completed application packet should include:

  • Application
  • $35 application fee 
  • Three reference forms, sealed and signed across the envelope by the references (should not be family members)
  • Official high school transcript / GED
  • Official transcripts of Algebra, Biology and Chemistry courses if not included on high school transcript
  • Official transcript of all post-secondary education programs

If necessary, candidates can also arrange for transcripts and letters of recommendation to be mailed separately to Conemaugh School of Nursing.


For Conemaugh School of Nursing's Gainful Employment Disclosures, please click here.