Office of the Registrar
Faculty of Nursing (2019/2020)
5 Admission/Readmission Regulations for the Faculty of Nursing

The application for admission to Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program is submitted online; current and returning Memorial University of Newfoundland applicants should apply using the Admissions menu within Memorial Self-Service at Applicants who are new to Memorial University of Newfoundland should follow the application instructions at Applicants requiring additional information for the Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program may visit the Nursing Admissions website at

In addition to meeting the UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS students must meet the Admission/Readmission Regulations for the Faculty of Nursing.

For information concerning Readmission refer to Readmission Regulations for the Faculty of Nursing.

5.1 General Information
  1. Entry to the Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program is competitive for a limited number of seats. Meeting the minimum requirements for admission does not guarantee acceptance into the Program. The final decision on admission rests with the Joint Admissions Committee of the B.N.(Collaborative) Program.

  2. Admission to the University does not necessarily constitute admission to the Program.

  3. Selection of candidates for admission to the Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program is based primarily on academic performance to date. Relevant work and volunteer experience, references and personal statements are also considered.

  4. Priority is given to applicants who are residents of Newfoundland and Labrador.

  5. Up to three seats per year are reserved in the 4-Year Option of the Bachelor of Nursing program specifically for applicants of Indigenous ancestry who have met the admission requirements, but are not in the top ranked candidates. Applicants wishing to be considered under this clause must check the appropriate space provided on the Bachelor of Nursing application form and provide documentation of Indigenous ancestry.

  6. Applicants may be requested to attend an interview.

  7. Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program applicants are required to submit a student information form and a complete record of current immunizations when admitted to the Program. Successful applicants must submit documentation of completion of all preclinical requirements prior to the beginning of classes in the Fall semester of their entrance year. Students who have outstanding preclinical requirements will not be permitted to register for the Winter semester.

  8. Evidence of certification in Standard First Aid and Basic Life Support (CPR) level HCP, offered by The Canadian Red Cross or St. John Ambulance is required by all applicants prior to commencing clinical courses. Certification obtained from other organizations will be accepted if deemed equivalent by the Faculty of Nursing.

  9. An applicant who has been denied admission to the Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program has the right to appeal this decision of the Joint Admissions Committee if it is felt by the applicant that the decision was reached on grounds other than those outlined under Admission Regulations for the Faculty of Nursing. The appeal should be made in writing within fourteen days of the notification of the decision and should be directed to the Chair of the Committee on Undergraduate Studies at the Memorial University of Newfoundland Faculty of Nursing. The letter should state clearly and fully the grounds for the appeal.