2024-2025 Student Catalog 
    
    Jul 14, 2024  
2024-2025 Student Catalog

Nursing Quality Point Ranking System


Nursing Quality Point Ranking System

 

A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 is required to be accepted into the Nursing Program (for high school students, this GPA is 80%).

In addition to the GPA minimum, students may earn additional quality points for the completion of co-requisite courses and relevant work completed prior to their application for Nursing. The Nursing Quality Point Ranking System is utilized as an objective way to further evaluate applicants for admission into the Nursing Program. The more quality points earned, the higher the student is ranked.

 

Please refer to the chart below for calculation of quality points.

 

Courses eligible for additional points in rank

Qualifying GPA:  ___________________

Cumulative GPA:   ______________

(maximum number of points: 4)

Total     

Qualifying courses

Courses @ SUNY Niagara or Daemen 1-2-1
Students earn

Transfer credit earns
A & P 1 A/A- 3 1
  B/B- 2 1
  C+/C 1 1
A & P 1 Lab A/A- 1 0.5
  B/B- .75 0.5
  C+/C 0.5 0.5
A & P 2 A/A- 3 1
  B/B- 2 1
  C+/C 1 1
A & P 2 Lab A/A- 1 0.5
  B/B- 0.75 0.5
  C+/C 0.5 0.5
Microbiology & Lab A/A- 3 1
  B/B- 2 1
  C+/C 1 1
General Pharmacology grade of C or higher 1 0.5
Intrododuction to Psychology grade of C or higher 1 0.5
Developmental Psychology grade of C or higher 1 0.5
Intro. to Sociology grade of C or higher 1 0.5
Writing I grade of C or higher 1 0.5
       
Additional Qualifiers:      
Current employment in health care LPN 3  
  C.N.A., CMA 2  
  Surg. Tech. 2  
  Med. Asst. 2  
  EMG 1  
       
Completion of any Degree   3  
Completion of Certificate   1  
Military Service   3  
Volunteer service in health care (min. 20 hours) 1  
    Total points for rank:  

 

Candidates for Nursing must be able to provide the following substantiating documents to earn points in the following categories:

Completion of degrees:official transcripts

Completion of certificate program: official transcript and/or copy of certificate

Current employment:copy of LPN, CNA, CMA, Surgical Tech or EMT license and a letter from employer verifying dates of employment

Military Service:copy of DD214, or copy of military record brief (ERB, SRB, SURF, etc.)

Volunteer Service:letter, on agency letterhead, from organization where work was performed including dates and total number of hours completed


The maximum number of points that can be accumulated for ranking is 30.