Application Process - Bachelor of Nursing Program

Application forms are available online at umanitoba.ca/student/admissions. Ensure that you carefully read the current Applicant Information Bulletin at the time of application

Deadline Dates to Remember

Fall (September) Admission

 April 1  FALL (SEPTEMBER) ADMISSION FINAL APPLICATION DEADLINE        
 May 1  Applicants must be eligible for admission    
 June 1      Transcripts to Admissions Office
 July 15               Documents to the College of Nursing - see details under "Provisional Acceptance" below

Winter (January) Admission 

 August 1  WINTER (JANUARY) ADMISSION FINAL APPLICATION DEADLINE        
 September 1  Applicants must be eligible for admission    
 October 1     Transcripts to Admissions Office
 November 15               Documents to the College of Nursing - see details under "Provisional Acceptance" below

Adjusted Grade Point Average (AGPA) for admission will be calculated on the most recent 60 credit hours of course work, including repeated courses, and will not be limited to the past 10 years.

Courses completed at recognized institutions other than the University of Manitoba must be assessed as exact equivalents and have been completed within the past 10 years for applicants to be considered as having met the requirements.

Students who fail the same Nursing course twice, prior to applying to the College of Nursing, are ineligible for admission to the College. Students who fail a Nursing course twice and are required to withdraw from the College are ineligible for re-admission to the College.

Provisional Acceptance

Successful applicants are required to submit Non-Academic Admission Requirements documentation. Acceptance to the program is conditional until completion of these items. Admission will be revoked if all requirements are not met and all documents are not submitted to the College of Nursing by the deadline indicated above. 

NURS 0500 Preparation for Professional Practice

This non-credit course is a pre- or co-requisite to any nursing practice course. One of the components, completion of a workshop on non-violence crisis intervention, has additional fees that are the student's responsibility.

Professional Designation

A graduate of the Four-Year Baccalaureate Nursing program must write the *Canadian Registered Nurse Examination (CRNE) to become eligible to practice nursing. Completion of the program entitles students to work as graduate nurses and to write the CRNE to obtain the designation, Registered Nurse (RN). Application and registration information can be obtained from the CRNM website at http://www.crnm.mb.ca/

*Beginning 2015, graduates will be required to write the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) to become eligible to practice nursing.

October 2015