LPN Program Admission Requirements

  1. Completion of the application for admission form and submission of non-refundable application fee.
  2. Official transcript from high school or graduate equivalency diploma (GED) including completion of the following courses:
    • English Reading and Comprehension — 4 years
    • Mathematics — 2 years
    • General Science — 1 year
    • Chemistry — 1 year
  3. Results of the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) — a score in the 60th percentile or above (program percentile rank).
  4. Official transcripts of all previous college courses where applicable, regardless of length of attendance.
  5. Two professional references, i.e., teacher, guidance counselor, employer, to be submitted on the form provided by the School of Nursing.
  6. For students educated in a foreign country, an evaluation of educational transcripts by World Education Services.
  7. An interview with a member of the admissions committee.
  8. Students must be physically capable of fulfilling the objectives of the nursing program and providing all aspects of nursing care in a safe manner. They must also have a sensory function adequate for patient assessment and care.
  9. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the School of Practical Nursing will make reasonable accommodations for students with learning disabilities, including allowing students additional time to complete examinations. The student must inform the School of Nursing during the admission interview of any need for special accommodations and provide written evidence before the program begins.

Application Key Steps

  1. Completion of the application for admission form and submission of non-refundable application fee.
  2. Contact ALL schools attended including High school/GED and have the schools mail or electronically email the official transcripts to the school of nursing. (Attn: Admissions Office 690 Teaneck Road, Teaneck, NJ 07666) (School@Holyname.org).
  3. Contact two references and have them fill out the reference form located on the school's webpage and have them mail it to the school's address. (To be completed by guidance counselor, teacher, employer or pastor) (References are NOT ACCEPTED from friends and/or family).
  4. Register to take the TEAS exam (www.atitesting.com). Make sure the TEAS include all four components: English, Reading, Science and Math. Once completed contact ATI and have them email us the results.

To review your admission checklist login to: www.HolyNameSonisWeb.com. Input user name and pin# created you applied to the school.

(Application updates are completed once the applicant registers for the TEAS VI exam.)