Charity School of Nursing

Admission Requirements


Charity School of Nursing is a limited admission program.  The number of qualified applicants may exceed the number of positions in a given class.  Those who do not gain admission to the class applied for but who meet admission requirements will be given if requested an opportunity to be considered for the next class.  Admission requirements are as follows:

  1. A completed Charity School of Nursing application must be received before any other forms are submitted.  The application with all information typed or written in blank ink (no photocopies) is to be mailed to:  Charity School of Nursing, Admissions Dept., 450 S. Claiborne Ave., NOLA 70112.  There are two separate application forms; one for the evening division and one for the day division programs.
  2. Notification of receipt of application will be mailed within one month.
  3. No applicant will be considered for admissions until all of the required documentation is received in the admissions department.
    1. Charity School of Nursing application
    2. All college transcripts
    3. TEAS score.
    4. High school transcript or documentation of GED if applicant has never attended any regionally accredited college or university.
    5. ACT scores no more than 3 years old are required for a certificate/degree seeking student who graduated from high school or received a GED and is 24 years or younger.
  4. Overall grade point average in all college work attempted of 2.00 in a 4 point system.  Transcripts from all colleges attended are to be sent to Delgado Campus (City Park, Charity or West Bank).
  5. An overall grade point average of 2.500 in any general education and required related courses in the School of Nursing curriculum. 
  6. Grade of C or higher in all required related courses – BIOL 251, 252, 253, 254, BIOL 211 or 210, and PSYC 127. 
  7. Delgado Community College GPA of 2.0 or higher if applicable.
  8. TEAS (Test of the Essential Academic Skills) composite score of 64.7% or above.  Test can only be taken 2 times. 
  9. Completion of at least 4 semesters of Anatomy and Physiology I (3 hrs. of lecture; 1 hr. lab), 3 semester hours of English composition and 3 hours of non-remedial mathematics  required before enrollment in the first nursing course.
  10. The application must indicate that he/she has the ability to meet the technical standards (See the student information bulletin for these standards).